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Respiratory Therapist

Company: CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities.

 

What sets us apart from other healthcare organizations? How much time do you have? In short, it all starts with our current employees. They believe in living our mission to provide compassion to everyone. We, in turn, believe that growing and supporting our people allows us to deliver a higher degree of quality care to our patients. CHI advocates for all who live in the communities we serve, especially the most vulnerable. Choose an organization who will champion your talents and nurture your career. Choose CHI! 


Responsibilities

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. 

 

If you’re passionate about respiratory care, it’s time to join our established team as a Registered Respiratory Therapist!

 

Applying Your Knowledge and Talents:

  • 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

 

Skills: Acute Care, Vent, Ventilation, Critical care, Cardiovascular, Neuro, Registered Respiratory Therapist, RRT, Team Player, Compassion, Trust, Collaboration, Breathing Treatment, Cardiopulmonary, Lung Cancer, Asthma, Emphysema, Bronchitis, Pneumonia


Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited Respiratory program
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) licensing from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) within 1 year upon hire
  • Active license in the state of Nebraska as a Registered Respiratory

Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.

 

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Keywords: CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs, Council Bluffs , Respiratory Therapist, Other , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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