Respiratory Therapist

Job Type: Full-Time
Listing Exp. Date: 08/31/2017

Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating Respiratory Care to a designated group of patients. This population includes patients from pediatric to geriatric.Therapist functions as a member of the Cardiopulmonary Team providing Respiratory Therapy according to department and hospital policy.

Adheres to all aspects of Legal Compliance. Complies with all regulatory agencies’ standards in daily work activities ( AARC, ASRC, OSHA, HIPAA).

Documentation is completed accurately. Demonstrates skills in scope of practice. Demonstrates critical thinking skills.

Accepts professional responsibility and participates in activities that further develop professional growth. Assists with orientation and training of new personnel.

Graduate from approved school of Respiratory Therapy with a current Arkansas State license and Registered by National Board for Respiratory Care. Current certification in CPR, Certification in ACLS and PALS.

Able to communicate effectively with patients, physicians and hospital personnel. Must be able to work weekends and shift work under stressful conditions. Requires utilization of personal computers, and other electronic equipment such as printers and calculators to perform work tasks with clerical skills to complete written records. Must maintain competency skills by completion of skills checklist within 90 days of employmentand yearly.

Must be able to provide direct patient care. Potential exists for exposure to communicable disease, infections, body fluids and hazardous materials. Ability to handle high volume work while performing STAT testing on critical patients.

 

Shift: Full-time/Nights

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North Metro Medical Center

1400 Braden Street
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Main Phone: 501-985-7000
24 Hour Phone: 501-517-3869

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