Providence Health & Services Registered Respiratory Therapist in Newberg, Oregon
Providence is looking a Registered Respiratory Therapist - Acute Care (0.6 FTE, Nights) to Providence Newberg Medical Center in Newberg, OR.
This position will work 2, 12-hour shifts per week to include weekend rotations. Shift times are 7pm - 7:30am.
We are seeking a Registered Respiratory Therapist - Acute Care that will be under the direction of a physician and according to accepted Department and Hospital Policies and Procedures, for providing treatment, management, diagnostic testing, control and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardio-pulmonary system.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
With exception of neonatal and pediatric mechanical ventilation, Staff Respiratory Therapists are responsible for the assessment, treatment or care of all ages, including neonate, pediatric and adult
Consequently, the employee must be competent in the interpretation of the patient's signs and symptoms with an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process, and, therefore, provide specific care accordingly
Provide respiratory therapy evaluations and treatments as ordered by a physician, or as needed in emergency situations, following standards of practices and procedures, evaluates treatments given and documents outcomes on patient's records
Demonstrate skill and competency with Pulmonary Function Tests, Bronchoscopies and Non-Invasive Cardiology Testing (if applicable)
Be responsible for the set-up, operation and maintenance of various types of oxygen, therapeutic gas and mist inhalation, and ventilation equipment, as well as other equipment used in various cardio-respiratory assessment/ treatment modalities
Be responsible for airway management and resuscitation of neonatal, pediatric and adult patients
Competent in the use of mechanical ventilation for adult patients
Must be able to respond quickly to any area of the hospital during an emergency
Required qualification in this position includes:
Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy -OR- equivalent education/experience
Licensed in Oregon as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
National Registry by NBRC (valid RRT credential)
Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
Preferred qualifications on this position includes:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification must have within three (3) months of hire
Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) certification must have within (3) months of hire
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Job Category: Respiratory Therapists
Req ID: 263215