Respiratory Therapist (RT)
Select Medical
th Avenue, th Floor Main Des Moines, IA -
2d ago

Job Description

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST (RT)

Critical Illness Recovery Hospital

At Select Specialty / Regency Hospital , a division of Select Medical , our specialty hospitals care for chronically and critically ill or post-ICU patients who require extended hospital care.

We are currently seeking a Respiratory Therapist (RT) to join our team. We offer an excellent network of career opportunities across the U.S.

Responsibilities

As a Respiratory Therapist (RT), you will provide quality patient care as a member of the Respiratory Team, develop and ensure the patient plan of care collaboration with physicians, registered nurses, therapists, PT / OT / SLP therapists and nursing assistants.

Other responsibilities of the Respiratory Therapist (RT) position include :

  • Evaluating patient and recommends a treatment plan
  • Providing respiratory care to patients with critical and complex medical and surgical conditions
  • Performing insertion and removal of endotracheal tubes
  • Performing timely and accurate documentation
  • Promoting continuous quality improvement
  • Teaching and counseling patients / families
  • Qualifications

    As a Respiratory Therapist (RT), you must be able to deliver superior quality in all that you do. We are seeking results-driven team players who treat patients as if they were their own family members.

    Qualified candidates must be passionate about providing a superior quality of care. You must also be a resourceful problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

    Other requirements of the Respiratory Therapist (RT) role include :

  • Graduate of a respiratory care program
  • Current licensure to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in the state
  • Being a Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Current BLS
  • ACLS to be obtained within 6 months of hire
  • Critical Care experience in a hospital setting is a plus!
  • Positive, caring and customer-service-oriented attitude
  • Additional Data

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