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SSM Health Respiratory Care Practitioner - RRT in Jefferson City, Missouri

It's more than a career, it's a calling.

MO-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City

Worker Type:

PRN

Job Summary:

Provides evaluation of and care for respiratory therapy patients. Administers prescribed respiratory therapeutic services.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.

  • Responsible for providing respiratory care services in accordance with specific physician's orders, department policies and procedures and guidelines.

  • Implements and monitors patient care plan and equipment. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.

  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome.

  • Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.

  • Assists with care, calibration and maintenance of all equipment. Participates in maintaining departmental inventory levels for supplies and equipment. Processes equipment per established cleaning/sterilization procedures.

  • Responds to Medical Emergencies and Rapid Responses.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Associate's degree in Respiratory Care or equivalent years of experience and education.

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling and running.

REQUIRED PROFESSIONAL LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS

State of Work Location: Illinois

  • Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)

  • And

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • And

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • And

  • Respiratory Care Practitioner, Registered - Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)

State of Work Location: Missouri

  • Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)

  • And

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • And

  • Respiratory Care Practitioner - Missouri Division of Professional Registration

  • Or

  • Respiratory Educ Permit - Missouri Division of Professional Registration

State of Work Location: Oklahoma

  • Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)

  • And

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • And

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • And

  • Letter of Acknowledgement of Receipt of Application for Respiratory Care Practitioner. - Oklahoma Medical Board

  • Or

  • Provisional Respiratory Care Therapist - Oklahoma Medical Board

  • Or

  • Respiratory Care Practitioner - Oklahoma Medical Board

State of Work Location: Wisconsin

  • Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)

  • And

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • And

  • Respiratory Care Practitioner - Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

Licenses / Certifications:

Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) within 90 days - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) within 12 months - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), Letter of Acknowledgement of Receipt of Application for Respiratory Care Practitioner. - Oklahoma Medical Board, Provisional Respiratory Care Therapist - Oklahoma Medical Board, Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), Respiratory Care Practitioner, Registered - Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), Respiratory Care Practitioner - Missouri Division of Professional Registration, Respiratory Care Practitioner - Oklahoma Medical Board, ​Respiratory Care Practitioner - Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, Respiratory Educ Permit - Missouri Division of Professional Registration

Work Shift:

PRN / Per Diem Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:

Employee

Department:

4302000011 Respiratory Care

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0

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