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Respiratory Therapist PRN

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Mission, KS
  • Posted: November 13, 2019
  • As Needed

Respiratory Therapist AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

 
Location Address: 

9100 West 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204

 

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
 
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN Nights
 


You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Demonstrate understanding of Code Blue and Rapid Response procedures
  • Perform ABG's and process according to department procedure, understand results and take appropriate action
  • Demonstrates ability to operate bedside spirometry equipment,
  • Demonstrate ability to initiate, maintain, and discontinue BIPAP,
  • Demonstrate ability to prepare for and assist with bronchoscopy,
  • Demonstrate proficiency with multiple devices i.e. EzPAP, Flutter Valve, PEP, Theravest/Smart Vest, Acapella and Incentive Spirometry,
  • Demonstrate ability to initiate and operate the Draeger Ventilator,
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the set-up and operation of the iVent,
  • Demonstrate ability to identify appropriate, initiate and document in hospital IPOCS,
  • Demonstrates understanding of the population we serve i.e. neonate/infant, geriatric, COPD, Pneumonia, Non-English Speaking,
  • Demonstrate ability and proficiency to order. perform, confirm and post ECG's in patient's chart

What You Will Need:
  • Associate's Degree or Graduate of a Technical School required
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Up to 1 Year of Experience required
  • 2 years clinical experience for new grads acceptable in lieu of 1 year of work experience
  • Kansas Respiratory Therapist License
  • BLS through American Heart Association
  • NRP if working in NICU
     
 
 
Job Summary:
 
The Respiratory Therapist provides direct respiratory care to patients in all areas of the hospital as outlined in Pulmonary Services procedure manual. Is knowledgeable in providing and evaluating the routine as well as critical care modes of respiratory care. Responsible for the effective and optimal administration of modalities based upon assessment and evaluation. Provides recommendations and/or changes to care based on patient's current status.

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

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