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Respiratory Therapist - RRT

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Title:Respiratory Therapist-RRT
City, State: Standish,MI
Location: St Mary's of Michigan-Standish
Department: Respiratory Care 001
Additional Job Details:FT Nights72 Hours Bi-Weekly
About Us
Based in Saginaw, St. Mary?s of Michigan is a regional health system offering high quality care in cardiovascular, neurosciences, orthopedics, emergency and trauma, cancer, bariatrics, imaging diagnostics, and primary care. A part of Ascension since 1999, we offer 268 beds and over 20 specialty centers to provide access and care for people from over 70 counties.
Job Description
Job Summary:
The Respiratory Therapist provides evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.
Responsibilities:
+ Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.
+ Implements and monitors patient care plan. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.
+ Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcomes.
+ Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
+ Cleans, assembles and inspects all equipment to be processed. Provides for proper sterilization of processed items. Checks and maintains hospital emergency equipment and supplies.
+ Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
+ Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications and treatment based on patient outcomes.
+ Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources.
Qualifications
Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
+ Required Credential(s):
+ CertifiedAdvancedAdvanced Life Supportcredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within12 Months (1 year)of hire date or job transfer date.
+ One or more of the following:
+ BLS Providerspecializing inCardiopulmonary Resuscitationcredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within1 Month (30 days)of hire date or job transfer date.
+ RegisteredRespiratory Therapistcredentialed from theMichigan Board of Respiratory Careobtained within12 Months (1 year)of hire date or job transfer date.
Education:
+ Diploma
+ Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care program
Work Experience:
+ No experience required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
SMOM/SJHS provide Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. SMOM/SJHS complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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