Respiratory Therapist

Requisition ID
2020-139217
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Shift
Night
Standard Hours
6:30pm-7:00am
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Health Creighton University - Bergan Mercy
Location
NE-OMAHA

Overview

Our Respiratory Therapists are highly trained when it comes to performing specialized respiratory care including ventilator management, nebulizer treatment, chest PT, drawing arterial blood gases, oxygen therapies, external ventilation support and some pulmonary function assessments. 

 

If you’re passionate about respiratory care, it’s time to join our established team as a Registered Respiratory Therapist!

Responsibilities

Applying Your Knowledge and Talents:

  • Assess and evaluate of the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy based on patient’s age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs
  • Make recommendations for changes in specific modes of therapy
  • Educates patients and arranges home respiratory care services and patient therapy follow-up assessments using language and materials appropriate for age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs
  • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in department meetings, in-service programs and continuing education programs
  • Maintains established department policies, procedures and objectives, concerning quality assurance, safety, environmental conditions and infection control

 

Skills: Acute Care, Vent, Ventilation, Critical care, Cardiovascular, Neuro, Registered Respiratory Therapist, RRT, Team Player, Compassion, Trust, Collaboration, Breathing Treatment, Cardiopulmonary, Lung Cancer, Asthma, Emphysema, Bronchitis, Pneumonia

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited Respiratory program
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) licensing from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), for new grads within 6 months upon hire. 
  • Active license in the state of Nebraska as a Registered Respiratory

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