Respiratory Therapist Reg

Requisition ID
2021-153935
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
varied
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Vincent Health
Location
AR-LITTLE ROCK

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

Expectations

  • Assume primary clinical responsibility for all respiratory care modalities
  • Exercise considerable independent judgment in the respiratory care of patients
  • Recognize the need for and perform emergency and acute respiratory care procedures, when needed
  • Assess, plan, and implement treatments
  • Ensure delivery of care reflecting the efficient and effective use of supplies
  • Communicate all critical information to physicians, nurses, and other

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited Respiratory School of Respiratory Therapy, Associates Required. Bachelor’s Preferred
  • Must have an unencumbered license to practice in the State of Arkansas, verifiable by the Arkansas State Medical Board
  • Successful completion of the NBRC exam for Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Basic Life Support(BLS) Required
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Required
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Required
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Required

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