Respiratory Therapist

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Professional Clinical/Allied Health
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2019-R0270130 Requisition #
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Our patients breathe easy when it comes to respiratory care. See what we did there? 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. That’s a pretty diverse skill set. Do you have what it takes to be one of us?

What you’ll do:

  • 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

 

Requirements:

  • Graduate of a two to four year, college based, AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy
  • Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a RRT
  • Licensed by the State of Nebraska with a Respiratory Care Practitioner License or Iowa Department of Health with a Respiratory Care Practitioner license
  • BLS (Basic Life Support with American Heart Association)
  • ACLS or ACLS instructor certification is required within 3 months of hire date
  • PALS (Pediatric Cardiac Life Support) or PALS instructor certification required within 6 months (dependent of patient population served)
  • NRP (Neonatal Resuscitations Program) completed within 6 months of hire (dependent of patient population served)

About Us


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Chances are, you’re here because you’re looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We’re confident you’ll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

Equal Opportunity Employment


Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic

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