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Trinity Health Respiratory Therapist (RT) - DME - Full Time in Mason City, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Description:

Position Purpose:

Provides physician directed therapy, diagnostic evaluation and care of clients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system and sleep disorders, as set forth by the American Association for Respiratory Care in a home setting.

What you will Do:

  • Assesses the client's respiratory condition and develops an appropriate plan of care for the home setting.

  • Initiates and applies appropriate preventative, therapeutic and rehabilitative procedures and techniques in the home.

  • Maintains effective communication regarding the client's care with physician, manager, and family participating in case conferences as appropriate.

  • Provides respiratory rehabilitation, appropriate instruction, and supportive counseling for the client and family in the home, until an optimum recovery level is achieved.

  • Accurately documents observations, interventions and evaluations, pertaining to client/care services provided, in accordance with regulatory agencies, company policies and procedures on the day services are rendered.

  • Maintains and enhances clinical practice skills through on-going continuing education and conferences.

  • Performs other responsibilities as requested by the attending physician.

Hours/Schedule: Full Time, (40) hours / week.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a respiratory therapy program required.

  • Credentialed by the NBRC at the Certified Respiratory Therapist or Registered Respiratory Therapist level required.

  • Current Respiratory Care Practitioner licensure in the state of Iowa required.

  • Be willing to obtain a State of Minnesota License to practice as a Respiratory Therapist within 6 months of hire.

  • Must have demonstrated competency as a Respiratory Therapist with at least one year of experience.

  • Must be able to function professionally in client's residences where conditions may be less than desirable.

  • Current motor vehicle driving license, and available to travel to client's residences required.

  • Computer and typing skills required.

  • Must be able to read, write and/or speak English.

  • Must provide proof of Basic Life Support ( BLS Provider -American Heart Association or Professional Rescuer-American Red Cross) prior to employment or within 60 days of hire and maintains current status.

  • Must provide proof of Mandatory Reporting for Child and Dependent Adult Abuse training prior to employment or within 6 months of hire and maintain current status per State of Iowa guidelines

Motor Vehicle:

_x MercyOne Vehicle

  • If required to operate MercyOne vehicle, will need to have proof of and maintain valid driver's license on file with Human Resources.

Position Highlights and Benefits

  • MercyOne Nurses Rock Scholarship - loan repayment for ADN or BSN

  • Education Assistance offered

  • Effective Day 1 Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, and more) for positions 16 hours per week or greater

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials

  • Generous paid time off program

  • Retirement Savings program with employer match starting on Day 1

Ministry/Facility Information:

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center provides expert health care to 15 counties.

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/northiowa/find-a-location/location-results) is a 342 bed, regional referral teaching hospital in Mason City, Iowa. MercyOne New Hampton Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/location/mercyone-new-hampton-medical-center-1) is an 11 bed, rural access hospital in New Hampton, Iowa. Our service area spans 15 counties across northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. We serve a population over 260,000.

With more than 3,000 colleagues and a medical staff of almost 500 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center is the largest employer in the region.

MercyOne Medical Group – North Iowa is part of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems. In north Iowa, our clinics are made up of more than 25 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

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