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  • Brodstone Memorial Hospital- Respiratory Therapist- Superior, NE

    rodstone Memorial Hospital is hiring for a Respiratory Therapist within the Cardio-Pulmonary Department.

    The position assists the Cardio-Pulmonary Supervisor administer respiratory therapy care and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system, under the supervision of the physician and by prescription.

    Essential duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned:

    •  Reads prescription, reviews patient chart
    • Prepares patient for test and explains procedures to obtain cooperation and reassures patient
    • Ensures a continuously high quality of care in the following modalities:
    • Oxygen administration
    • Breathing exercises
    • Chest physical therapy
    • Postural drainage
    • Aerosol administration
    • Mdi administration
    • Acapella/flutter/Peak Flow
    • Incentive Spirometry
    • Pulmonary function testing before and after bronchodilator, Diffusion, and Lung Volumes
    • CPR, NRP, ACLS, when applicable
    • Mechanical ventilation
    • ICU cardio-pulmonary management
    • EKG
    • BIOZ
    • EEG
    • Holter/Event monitors
    • Oximetry: spot checks, overnight and/or continuous monitoring
    • Pulmonary Rehabilitation participation
    • Suctioning procedures/NT/ET Adult/Pediatric/Neonate
    • Bipap/Cpap
    • Airway management/Amu bags/Air kits
    • ER/Code/CPR
    • Rapid Response Team
    • Specimen Collection RSV/Sputum/ABG
    • C-Sections/Deliveries
    • Co2 Monitoring
    • Medications
    • Adverse reactions to modalities
    • In-Service
    • Documentation
    • Cleaning/Sterilizing
    • CPR/ACLS/NRP

    Consults with Physician in event of adverse reactions, recommendations, and therapy considerations.
    Maintains patient’s chart that contains pertinent identification and therapy information.

    Monitors patient’s physiological responses to therapy such as vital signs, arterial blood gases and blood chemistry changes.

    Assists in maintaining daily records.

    Observes equipment function and adjusts equipment to obtain optimum results to therapy.

    Reports any defective equipment to Cardio-Pulmonary Supervisor.

    Checks all emergency equipment and supplies daily, restocking as necessary.

    Makes patient rounds on all patients requiring cardio-pulmonary care.

    Checks oxygen and oxygen equipment daily.

    Cleans and disinfects equipment as needed.

    Provides test results to Physician.

    Actively participates in Quality Improvement activities.

    As part of your job function you may need to access Protected Healthcare Information for treatment, hospital operations or payment purposes. See hospital/department policy and procedure for access granted for this job function.

    Shall have the ability to learn and adapt to new technology as it relates to Cardiopulmonary and electronic medical records practices and procedures. Shall be able to navigate the electronic medical record to perform job functions.

    Ability to operate computer system for tasks including but not limited to charting, scanning, order entry, and document removal. Seeks out additional training as needed.

    This employee may be required to have a valid driver’s license to drive the hospital vehicle. Driving record will be examined for approval by the hospital insurance company.

    Abides by the policies and procedures of the facility. Standards of conduct in the Compliance Plan and participates in ongoing monitoring of activities with respect to compliance, and abides by the Service Excellence Standards.

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduate of accredited college of Respiratory Therapy, Associate Degree and/or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

    REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS; Certified Respiratory Therapist and/or Registered Respiratory Therapist and maintain licensure as a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner in NE.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sand; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

    The employee must frequently lift and /or move up to 35 pounds, and transfer patients with a lift or assistance of another staff. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    HIPAA
    As a part of a federally mandated IPA Compliance Plan, we will designate access to PHI. Workforce members shall be restricted to PHI unless needed to carry out your job duties as described in your job description. Access is specifically identified as the amount that is reasonably necessary to perform your duties.

     

    Benefits associated with this position include medical, dental insurance; cafeteria and retirement plan; paid vacation and sick leave.

     

    To apply for the position, please contact Jeremy Littrell via phone at (402) 879-3281, fax (402) 879-3401, or via email at jlittrell@brodstone.org.  For more information about Brodstone Memorial Hospital, please visit http://www.brodstonehospital.org.

  • Respiratory Therapist - Dodge City, KS


    Apria Healthcare 26220 Enterprise Court
    Lake Forest, California 92630

    Phone Number: (949) 639-2000
    Email patricia.black@apria.com
    Web Site http://www.apria.com


    Position Title: Respiratory Therapist (Part Time)
    Location of Position: Dodge City, Kansas


    Job Description 
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Provides instruction to patients and/or caregivers on the proper use of equipment and/or respiratory care procedures.
    • Responsible for routine patient follow-up contacts based on individual needs.
    • May need to perform on-call duties as needed.
    • Provides and operates various types of respiratory care equipment including but not limited to oxygen therapy, nebulization therapy, apnea monitoring, suctioning, PAP, invasive and non-invasive ventilation.
    • Prepares and maintains a record for each patient containing all pertinent information, care plans, physician prescriptions and follow-up documentation.
    • Responsible for accurate data entry on monitoring websites for certain respiratory equipment
    • Consults with referring physician regarding patient treatment, medical condition, home environment, and Plan of Care.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Must be 21 years of age
    Meets company minimum standard of Background Check
    • Graduate of an accredited program for respiratory therapy is required
    • Must possess a valid and current driver’s license and auto insurance per Apria policy. May be required to drive personal vehicle for patient home visits.
    Registration or certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
    • Hold a current RCP license in the state of practice (or states that the location covers) if that state requires an RCP license to allow the practice of respiratory therapy.
    • Hold a current CPR Certification.
    • Hold all applicable licensure in good standing for all states of practice.

    Job Comments
    To apply, please visit www.apria.com/careers and enter job number 4789.


    Benefits: 
    Sick Leave


     Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy
    As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and Vet

  • Respiratory Therapist RRT- Salina, KS


    Salina Regional Health Center
    400 S. Santa Fe.
    Salina, KS - Kansas 67401

    Phone Number: (785) 452-7026
    Email tdomian@srhc.com
    Web Site https://www.srhc.com/careers/


    Position Title: Respiratory Therapist RRT
    Location of Position:  Salina, Kansas


    Job Description 
    This position is responsible for independently performing respiratory care procedures which requires the ability to interpret physician orders, assess patient needs, deliver prescribed therapy and evaluate patient response. This includes invasive procedures that may be performed with minimal supervision and minor assistance in patient care units and critical care areas. Therapists will serve in a consulting role by communicating suggestions to other members of the clinical team regarding the respiratory care delivered to patients in all areas of the hospital. The position requires the ability to respond promptly to changes in workload and make adjustments in assignments as needed to achieve optimal productivity, efficacy and quality patient care.


    Position Qualifications

    Minimum Education
    -Associate degree in Respiratory Care from an accredited program

    Minimum Experience
    -1 year Respiratory Care experience preferred

    Required Registration/License/Certification
    -Current Kansas license or eligible for Kansas license
    -Registered Respiratory Therapist credential from the NBRC


    Benefits: 
    Medical Insurance
    Dental Insurance
    Vision Plan
    Cafeteria Plan
    401K or other Retirement Plan
    Paid Vacation
    Sick Leave


    At the Salina Regional Health Center, our most valuable resource is our people — each an important member of the Salina Regional family. We know that North Central Kansans seek, and demand, the highest standards in healthcare. Our employees are passionate about being a part of the region's healthcare leader — each is critical to our healthcare process. Armed with the latest medical technology, expertly guided by capable physicians, and made human by our caring, attentive and friendly nurses, staff and employees — all helps ensure our patients get better when they trust us with their healthcare. Every day, and for every patient, so they'll have confidence for the good life.

    *$5,000 Sign-on Bonus with 2 years’ experience. Tuition Reimbursement, up to $18,000 Student Loan Forgiveness, Leadership Development Opportunities, excellent benefits and a dynamic culture.*

     

     Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy 
    Salina Regional Health Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and enforces Federal Laws prohibiting employment discrimination. These laws protect employees and job applicants against employment discrimination when it involves:

    - Unfair treatment because of race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older) disability or genetic information.
    - Denial of reasonable workplace accommodation that the employee needs because of religious beliefs or disability.
    - Retaliation because the employee complained about job discrimination, or assisted with a job discrimination investigation or lawsuit.

  • Respiratory Therapy Student SRT- Salina, KS


    Salina Regional Health Center
    400 S. Santa Fe.
    Salina, KS - Kansas 67401

    Phone Number: (785) 452-7026
    Email tdomian@srhc.com
    Web Site https://www.srhc.com/careers/


    Position Title: Respiratory Therapy Student SRT
    Location of Position: Salina, Kansas


    Job Description 
    This position is responsible for performing respiratory care procedures in non-critical patient care areas under the supervision of a credentialed, licensed respiratory therapist. It requires the ability to interpret physician orders, assess patient needs, deliver prescribed therapy and evaluate patient response. Patient care in the critical care areas, emergency room or invasive procedures may be performed only under the direct supervision of a credentialed, licensed Respiratory Therapist. Student therapists may serve in a consulting role by communicating suggestions to other members of the clinical team regarding the respiratory care delivered to patients in non-critical patient care areas of the hospital. The position requires the ability to respond promptly to changes in workload and make adjustments in assignments as needed to achieve optimal productivity, efficacy and quality patient care.

     

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

    Minimum Education
    -Student enrolled in an approved, accredited school of Respiratory Care

    Minimum Experience
    -1 year Respiratory Care school completed

    Required Registration/License/Certification
    -Current Kansas special permit for Respiratory Care students

     

    Job Comments
    At the Salina Regional Health Center, our most valuable resource is our people — each an important member of the Salina Regional family. We know that North Central Kansans seek, and demand, the highest standards in healthcare. Our employees are passionate about being a part of the region's healthcare leader — each is critical to our healthcare process. Armed with the latest medical technology, expertly guided by capable physicians, and made human by our caring, attentive and friendly nurses, staff and employees — all helps ensure our patients get better when they trust us with their healthcare. Every day, and for every patient, so they'll have confidence for the good life.

    Benefits:
    Medical Insurance
    Dental Insurance
    Vision Plan
    Cafeteria Plan
    401K or other Retirement Plan
    Paid Vacation
    Sick Leave

     

     Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy 
    Salina Regional Health Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and enforces Federal Laws prohibiting employment discrimination. These laws protect employees and job applicants against employment discrimination when it involves:
    - Unfair treatment because of race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older) disability or genetic information.
    - Denial of reasonable workplace accommodation that the employee needs because of religious beliefs or disability.
    - Retaliation because the employee complained about job discrimination, or assisted with a job discrimination investigation or lawsuit.

  • Respiratory Therapy- Multiple Locations

    Job Summary

    With over 300 locations across the US, Apria Healthcare’s mission is to improve the quality of life for our 1.8 million patients at home by providing home respiratory services and select medical equipment to help them sleep better, breathe better, heal faster, and thrive longer. Additional information can be found at www.apria.com.

     

    JOB SUMMARY

     

    Assists in the treatment and management of patients with clinical needs.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provides instruction to patients and/or caregivers on the proper use of equipment and/or respiratory care procedures. 
    • Ensures patients and/or caregivers can effectively operate and maintain equipment. Performs clinical assessments and tests such as pulse oximetry, ETCO2, spirometry, and vital signs.  
    • Responsible for routine patient follow-up contacts based on individual needs.
    • May need to perform on-call duties as needed.
    • Provides and operates various types of respiratory care equipment including but not limited to oxygen therapy, nebulization therapy, apnea monitoring, suctioning, PAP, invasive and non-invasive ventilation.
    • Inspects and tests equipment to ensure proper operating condition.
    • Prepares and maintains a record for each patient containing all pertinent information, care plans, physician prescriptions and follow-up documentation.
    • Responsible for accurate data entry on monitoring websites for certain respiratory equipment
    • Consults with referring physician regarding patient treatment, medical condition, home environment, and Plan of Care.
    • Participates in ongoing education and training sessions regarding respiratory patient care.
    • Assist with patient scheduling as needed.
    • Performs other duties as required.

    Minimum Required Qualifications

    • Meets company minimum standard of Background Check

     

    Education and/or Experience

    • Graduate of an accredited program for respiratory therapy is required
    • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations
    • Must possess a valid and current driver’s license and auto insurance per Apria policy. May be required to drive personal vehicle for patient home visits.
    • Registration or certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).  Does not include RN or LPN clinicians.
    • Hold a current RCP license in the state of practice (or states that the location covers) if that state requires an RCP license to allow the practice of respiratory therapy.
    • Hold a current CPR Certification.
    • Hold all applicable licensure in good standing for all states of practice.

     

    SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

    • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
    • Ability to multi-task effectively.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in person, on the phone and electronically
    • Successful completion of Apria's respiratory therapy orientation and competency evaluation program.

     

    Computer Skills

    • Ability to use electronic hand held device
    • Microsoft Office programs
    • Basic printing/faxing/scanning

     

    Language Skills

    • English (reading, writing, verbal)

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Education and/or Experience

    • At least one year related experience is preferred.

     

    SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

    Language Skills

    • Bilingual (reading, writing, verbal)

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.  Must be able to travel by plane and automobile (if applicable). Possible lifting of equipment up to 50 lbs.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

     

    • The employee is required to safely operate a motor vehicle during the day and night and in a wide range of weather and traffic conditions.
    • The noise level in the work environment is varies based on the locations or activities proximate to which can range from low to high.
    • There is moderate exposure to dust, fume, mists and odors.
    • Temperature ranges from normal indoor climate-controlled environment in buildings or vehicles and various outdoor conditions and temperature extremes encountered throughout the year in a variety of US states.
    • General lighting is generally provided via florescent lighting indoors, and natural lighting outdoors, and low light conditions consistent with outdoor and/or night working environment.
    • During off site travel events the employee may be exposed to higher noise levels requiring the use of hearing protection, with moderate potential exposure to moderate dust, chemicals, fumes and odors, as well as cryogenic and cleaning agents.
    • During off site travel events the employee may be required to ride in company delivery vehicles and accompany employees on deliveries and enter into patient homes.
    • May be required to receive vaccinations and participate in medical assessments and testing consistent with the work environment or patients exposed to.
    • Will be required to wear various personal protective equipment consistent with the hazards encountered in this role.
    • Will be required to use hand tools for assembly and repair, material handling equipment, cutting, carrying devices, cleanup kits or equipment.
    • May be required to work with cryogenic fluids requiring special precautions and PPE.

     

    The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    EEO Statement

    As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.  Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and Vet

     
     
     

     

  • Respiratory Therapist (Per Diem) Dodge City, KS
    Apria Healthcare
       
    Company Address
    26220 Enterprise Court
    Lake Forest, CA 92630
    United States
    Phone Number * (678) 356-2196
    Email patricia.black@apria.com
    Web Site http://www.apria.com
    Position Title *
    Respiratory Therapist (Per Diem)
    Location of Position *
    Dodge City KS
    Job Description *

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provides instruction to patients and/or caregivers on the proper use of equipment and/or respiratory care procedures.
    • Responsible for routine patient follow-up contacts based on individual needs.
    • May need to perform on-call duties as needed.
    • Provides and operates various types of respiratory care equipment including but not limited to oxygen therapy, nebulization therapy, apnea monitoring, suctioning, PAP, invasive and non-invasive ventilation.
    • Prepares and maintains a record for each patient containing all pertinent information, care plans, physician prescriptions and follow-up documentation.
    • Responsible for accurate data entry on monitoring websites for certain respiratory equipment
    • Consults with referring physician regarding patient treatment, medical condition, home environment, and Plan of Care.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must be 21 years of age
    Meets company minimum standard of Background Check
    • Graduate of an accredited program for respiratory therapy is required
    • Must possess a valid and current driver’s license and auto insurance per Apria policy. May be required to drive personal vehicle for patient home visits.
    Registration or certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
    • Hold a current RCP license in the state of practice (or states that the location covers) if that state requires an RCP license to allow the practice of respiratory therapy.
    • Hold a current CPR Certification.
    • Hold all applicable licensure in good standing for all states of practice.

    Please select the benefits available and give an explanation if necessary. *
    • Sick Leave
    • Additional Benefits (Please see description below):
     
    Employee Discount Programs
    Please Include your companies Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy *

    As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.  Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and Vet

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