Respiratory Therapist Adv Prac

Requisition ID
2021-151512
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
All Shifts
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Health Nebraska Heart
Location
NE-LINCOLN

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

**Eligible for $5,000 Sign-On Bonus & $10,000 Educational Assistance!**

 

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!

 

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)
  • Active license in the state of Nebraska as a Registered Respiratory

Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.

 

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