Respiratory Care Therapist (0.7FTE - Nights)

Brainerd, MN
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Nov 14, 2019
Job Type
Building Location: St Josephs Medical Center

Department: 12760 Respiratory Care Service

Job Description: Provides respiratory care through patient assessment, planning, intervention, education and evaluation. Performs all general and critical care respiratory care procedures and diagnostics on patients ages infant through adult. These duties include but are not limited to; mechanical ventilation, airway management, critical care transport, arterial blood gas puncture, medication delivery, bronchial hygiene, patient assessments and education.

Education Qualifications:
Graduate from an accredited respiratory care/therapy program

For staff hired before June of 2019: Must hold certification by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or a Certified Respiratory Therapists, or equivalent.

For staff hired after June of 2019: Staff must obtain and maintain certification as a Registered Respiratory Therapist within 18 months of hire or transfer.

For All staff: Must hold state licensure in appropriate state of practice upon hire .
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certified within 1 month

MMES location:

Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist or a Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician, as defined by the National Board of Respiratory Care.

Must possess a valid driver's license with a driving record acceptable to Essentia Health's insurance provider.

FTE: 0.7

Shift Rotation: Permanent Night Rotation (United States of America)

Shift Start Time: Varies

Shift End Time: Varies

Weekends: yes

Holidays: Yes

Call Obligation: No


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