Respiratory Care Tech

Requisition ID
2020-109540
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
PRN
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs
Location
IA-COUNCIL BLUFFS

Overview

Our patients breathe easy when it comes to respiratory care. See what we did there? Our Respiratory Care Techs play an important role in assisting our Respiratory Therapists.  Assisting in the care of our patients to ensure they are getting the best care is a huge role in what you will do. This is a great start to what you will be doing in the future as you continue to make your way through the Respiratory program!

Responsibilities

What you’ll do:

 

  • Administers therapy according to physician orders as applicable to above.
  • Sets up and operates various types of therapeutic equipment as applicable to above.
  • Performs or assists in all aspects of airway management as applicable to above.
  • Disassembles, cleans, and/or delivers contaminated equipment to be sterilized for re-use.
  • Responds to and assists in all Code Blue’s in the hospital on assigned shift.
  • Assists with on call.
  • Performs routine and stat EKGs.
  • Enter charges in the computer for billing purposes.

Qualifications

What you’ll need:

 

Required:         

Current enrollment in an accredited Respiratory therapy program.

 

BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire.  Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following:  American Red Cross:  CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute:  CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association:  Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers. 

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

None

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