Catholic Health Initiatives RESPIRATORY THERAPIST in DICKINSON, North Dakota

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

Description

I. Key Responsibilities

1.

Demonstrates

excellent customer service performance and displays a positive attitude and

behaviors consistent with the CHI Standards of Conduct and Core Values. (See Job Description Addendum)

2.

Effectively

delivers patient care in a caring and respectful manner, using the Respiratory

/ Nursing process.

a.

Assess,

provides and delivers diagnostic testing and therapeutic treatments

consideration to age specific and individual needs of the patients (neonates,

pediatric, adult and geriatrics).

b.

Administers

therapy as scheduled: uses priority of care policy as guide, requests

assistance as dictated by need, and completes timely and accurate

documentation.

c.

Schedules

and performs diagnostic tests as ordered. Advises and notifies physician, when

prescribed therapy is contraindicated, when the patient is unable to complete

the test and for clarification of order (incomplete, unusual dose,

inappropriate to client).

d.

With

concern for patient outcome, documents and /or communicate to the appropriate

staff: effectiveness of therapy, patient’s tolerance, compliance by patient,

any noted adverse reactions/complications and test results.

  1. Other duties as assigned.

  2. Assists director in other related duties as

required and assigned.

Qualifications

I. Job Requirements/Qualifications

1.

Current

North Dakota Registry or Certification in Respiratory Therapy according to the

ND State Board of Respiratory Therapy or Current North Dakota RN License.

2.

Cardiopulmonary

Tech – Current ND Registered Nurse License, or Current North Dakota Paramedic

License Nationally Registered.

3.

BLS

certification: essential / required for all areas.

4.

ACLS

preferred for those performing Cardiac Stress tests.

5.

Excellent

organizational and prioritization skills Ability to work alone.

6.

Fit

Testing

7.

Capable

of meeting the physical and emotional demand of the position. Ability to

complete cardiopulmonary diagnostic and therapy as prescribed by physician.

Job Respiratory

Primary Location NORTH DAKOTA-DICKINSON-ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL AND HLTH

Daily Schedule ROTATING

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0093735