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Respiratory Therapist $3,000 sign-on bonus

Company: Oakland Manor
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Respiratory TherapistWe Part Time openings on all shifts!Respiratory Therapist Pay, Benefits and Perks:

  • $3,000 sign-on bonus opportunity for qualifying candidate
  • Commuting stipend provided for candidates residing more than 20 miles from work location. Oakland Manor is located in Oakland, IA 51560.
  • Competitive Pay Based on Experience
  • Shift Differential Pay Available (at participating locations)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) + One Floating Holiday Per Year
  • 401(k) plus Company Match
  • Medical (Teledoc Included), Dental, Vision, and Life Insurances offered including other voluntary benefits
  • Earned Wage Advances/Daily Pay - Get early access to earned wages anytime, anywhere. Access up to 50% of your earned net wages at any time during your pay period; small fees apply.Respiratory Therapist Essential Functions:
    • Monitoring patient physiological responses to therapy such as arterial blood gases, vital signs or blood chemistry, and lung function changes, and consulting with physicians if there are adverse reactions.
    • Working as part of a team of health care professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures.
    • Setting up and operating devices including therapeutic gas administration apparatus, mechanical ventilators, environmental control systems, and aerosol generators.
    • Following specified parameters of treatment.
    • Providing emergency care, such as external cardiac massage, artificial respiration, or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
    • Inspecting, testing, cleaning, and maintaining respiratory therapy equipment to ensure it is functioning safely and efficiently.
    • Maintaining charts that contain patient identification and therapy information.
    • Measuring arterial blood gases, reading prescriptions, lung capacity, and reviewing other information to assess patient condition.
    • Relaying blood analysis results to a physician.
    • Making emergency visits to resolve equipment problems when necessary.
    • Ordering equipment repairs when necessary.
    • Explaining health care treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation.
    • Checking pulmonary function in patients.
    • Other duties as assigned Respiratory Therapist Skills:
      • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
        • Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization
          • Ability to react decisively and quickly in emergency situations
            • Knowledge of training techniques for clinical staff
              • Ability to maintain confidentialityRespiratory Therapist Requirements:
                • One year of nursing experience preferred
                  • Completion of an accredited respiratory therapy program or technical college course for respiratory therapy.
                    • Registration or certification by the national board for respiratory Care (NBRC).
                      • Current RCP license in the state of practice.
                        • Current RN or LPN license in the state of practice.
                          • Respiratory care, emergency care, and intensive care experience.
                            • Must possess a valid and current driver license and auto insurance.
                              • Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross.
                                • Strong knowledge of pulmonary function and pulmonary rehabilitation.
                                  • Experience with respiratory equipment.
                                    • AAP/EEO StatementOur facility provides equal employment opportunities. We are committed to complying with all state, federal, and local laws that prohibit discrimination in employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfers, compensation, benefits, training, programs, reductions in workforce, termination, and recall. Our facility strives to provide equal opportunity for employment to all individuals who are properly qualified and able to perform the duties of their employment, without regard to employees' legally-protected characteristics ("protected class") including: age, sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex stereotyping, or genetic information.

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