Community Health Systems PRN - Respiratory Therapist Reg in Marion, Illinois

Description:

Responsible for the administration of pharmacological, diagnostic, and therapeutic agents related to respiratory care procedures necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, pulmonary rehabilitative, or diagnostic regime prescribed by a physician. The transcription and implementation of the written or verbal orders of a physician pertaining to the practice of respiratory care. Proper assessment, observation and monitoring of signs and symptoms, general behavior, and general physical response to respiratory care treatments and diagnostic testing. Recommend and implement appropriate respiratory care procedures and protocols based on observed abnormalities. Implement changes in treatment pursuant to the written or verbal orders of a physician. The ability to assess and initiate emergency procedures. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery to achieve desired patient outcomes. Performs all other duties required.

Qualifications

Education:

Graduate of an approved Respiratory Therapy Program with a Diploma or Associate s Degree.

Experience:

A minimum of three years previous experience preferred. Critical care experience required.

Licenses/Certificates:

Licensed as a Respiratory Therapist by the State of Illinois. Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care required. Must possess current card from the American Heart Association for Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers. ACLS and NRP certification required within 6 months.

Job: Respiratory Therapy

Organization: Heartland Regional Medical Center

Location: IL-Marion

Requisition ID: 1837333

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.