Respiratory Care Practitioner 2 Positions Available Hot
- Port Townsend, Washington
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Respiratory Care Practitioner 2 Positions Available job at Jefferson Healthcare in Port Townsend WA
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Respiratory Care Practitioner2 Positions Available!Per Diem shifts may varyJefferson Healthcare Port Townsend WACome join a respiratory team that provides the 5-star care to patients and opportunities to learn and grow to staff. As a Respiratory Care Practitioner at Jefferson Healthcare you will be a critical part of the Respiratory team providing quality care to our patients. You will work in an environment where you learn more through great communication and teamwork and where the entire team from dietary to nurses to EVS cares about the patients. Across the whole organization we have pride in our jobs and the service we provide!Who you areYoure a Respiratory Care Pracitioner who is committed to providing the best care to patients. Youre a team player (we all rely on each other!) have good communication skills and love to learn.GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:Responsible for providing Cardiopulmonary Care Services in accordance with specific physicians orders department policies and procedures. May include cardiopulmonary care for newborns.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Administers respiratory therapy treatments SVNS IPPB IS MDIS CPT DPIS and PEP to open and maintain obstructed airways and maintain bronchial hygiene. Assesses patients needs ability to tolerate treatment response to treatment and effectiveness of therapy. Assesses possible side effects with intent of treating or preventing hypoxia. Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators. Makes clinical observation of patients responsiveness and effectiveness of mechanical ventilation. Carries out associated critical care duties required for such treatment. Provides airway management and tracheal suctioning. Performs Allens test before arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples for direct measurement of partial of PaCo2 Ph tHb (blood gas analysis). Cleans equipment according to department policy and procedures Documents all pertinent data on the patients medical record following completion of any service Follows standards for documentation policy for the RT department Sets up and monitors EKGs and Stress EKGs. Faxes and calls abnormal results. Sends reports to physicians. Files reports in department according to department procedures. Successfully completes and maintains all department competencies Schedules and performs complete Pulmonary Function testing following Hospital policy Inspects and tests respiratory therapy equipment to ensure that it is functioning safely and efficiently Formulates teaching plans for patients and family members based on identified learning needs Evaluates effectiveness of teaching. Participates in performance improvement activities and CQI teams when discussion pertains to department concerns workflow and missionSECONDARY FUNCTIONS: Other job duties as assigned Provides services to ER as requiredEDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Current Washington State Respiratory Therapist License Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy BLS ACLS NRP certifications required One or more years of previous clinical experience preferred Must stay current in knowledge base certifications and licenses indicated above and meet Hospital-mandated education requirements 5 years RRT experience preferred 2 years ICU experience preferred 2 years neonatal experience preferredScheduleFTE: 0.0 (per diem) positions availableShifts: 12-hour shifts expected. Shifts may vary based on coverage needed.Days: May varyPositions available: 2Please indicate on your resume/cover letter which shift you would like to apply forWho we areJefferson Healthcare is a DNV accredited fully integrated health care system with numerous accreditations and awards. We are the primary healthcare provider for more than 25000 residents of East Jefferson County on the Olympic Peninsula. We are a critical access public hospital district providing services to residents of east Jefferson County. It is operated as a municipal corporation with five elected commissioners who oversee the districts operations. We recently received a 90% on our employee survey on "I would work here again."Our HomePort Townsend has been named as one of the coolest small towns in America ... with good reason. There are festivals almost every weekend endless recreational/hiking/skiing/sailing activities great places to eat and a strong and vibrant community feel. National Geographic calls Port Townsend "one of the most sophisticated places west of Seattle" and we continue to receive awards year after year. Come check us out!If you are looking to work with an exceptional team of professionals we encourage you to consider Jefferson Healthcare. Work where your talent is truly appreciated.
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