Sanford Health Respiratory Therapist Registered in Aberdeen, South Dakota

Job Title: Respiratory Therapist Registered

City: Aberdeen

State: South Dakota

Department : RESPIRATORY THERAPY

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 12 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Assists in the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with pulmonary disorders; analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimen collections along with lung capacity measurements of patients.  May include collecting sputum, blood and breath specimens for diagnosis and analysis. Performs regular assessments of patients and the equipment they are using in order to adjust oxygen levels as needed.  Analyzes patients' blood and other specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide and other gases.  Measures the patients lung capacity to determine if there are any impairments.  Offers diagnosis results and treatment suggestions based on the analysis of the patient.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Work hours include day shifts, night shifts, weekends, and holidays. The responsibility of taking on call" shifts will be shared with other staff members. Respiratory care is delivered to all types of patients of all ages and includes inpatients, outpatients, and those at offsite locations."

QUALIFICATIONS

Must have passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Certification Examination for Entry Level Respiratory Therapists to become a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) prior to employment. Within 4 months of employment, must have passed the National Board for Respiratory Care examination to become a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Must maintain active status with the NBRC. Must have a current South Dakota License for Respiratory Care Practitioner. Must be a graduate of a CoARC approved program of Respiratory Care. Must fulfill annual continuing education requirements of the department. Must complete orientations, competency validations, and other in-servicing as required by the department and hospital.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Aberdeen

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Care

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req18907