UnityPoint Health Respiratory Therapist-Certified in Sioux City, Iowa
Midshift (11am-11pm) and rotating every third weekend and every other holiday
Provides respiratory therapy procedures throughout all areas of the hospital as ordered by the physician. Responds to Code Blue, Rapid Response, trauma alerts and other appropriated requests for quick action. Initiates and maintains ventilators and noninvasive equipment. Interacts with other teams in the hospital to improve the quality of care provided to the patient.
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Manages the safe and effective administration of medically prescribed medications, knowing their indications and contraindications along with CPT therapies.
Performs all aspects of artificial airway care. Responsible for the set-up, safety check, monitoring and troubleshooting of mechanical ventilators and noninvasive devices.
Perform diagnostic tests with physician interpretations to follow.
Participate as a team member in code situations, rapid responses, NICU transports and various patient/infection/quality committees to promote effective working relations and patient safety.
Preceptor for respiratory students.
Maintain accurate records, documenting clinical notes in the patient EMR.
Educate patients on meds, spacers, their illness and therapeutic devices.
Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Preferred or Specialized
Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Certified/Registry eligible Respiratory Therapist as recognized by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Bachelors/Associate Degree
2 years preferred of clinical experience
Current BCLS certification or obtain within 30 days
Current licensure in good standing to practice as an RCP in Iowa
Current NBRC certificate
ACLS, PALS, and NRP within 6 months
Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks English
Basic computer knowledge in order to chart in the EMR
Critical thinking skills needed to address situations quickly.
Able to communicate and work well with a team of various professionals.
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
Child and Adult Mandatory Abuse Reporting training.
Requisition ID: 2021-97781
Street: 2720 Stone Park Blvd
Name: 7520 UnityPoint Health SC St Lukes
Name: Respiratory Care- SLRMC
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Midshift (11A-11P) every third weekend, every other holiday
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org