Registered Respiratory Therapist Full Time Night Shift 72 Hours

Hendricks Regional Health Danville , IN 46122

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Summary :

Candidate MUST be an RRT.

Schedule is a fixed rotation and includes every other Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Will be required to have or obtain BLS, ACLS, PALS and NRP. All can be obtained via classes at HRH.

Therapist will work in all areas of the hospital with all patient populations.

Therapist will take on-call hours after six months of employment.

To provide respiratory care that is patient and family centered in an environment that exemplifies best practice, fosters relationship-based care, and maintains the integrity of professional respiratory care standards. Respiratory care guidelines are based on the AARC Code of Ethics (1), Indiana Respiratory Care Practice Act (2), and regulatory agency along with evidenced based standards by which the Registered Respiratory Therapist provides patient care.

Demonstrate competence in respiratory therapy assessment and treatment modalities, life support certifications, problem solving, critical thinking, and priority setting. To recognize the need for professional growth and to take appropriate steps towards meeting educational needs.

Job Description

Candidate MUST be an RRT.

Schedule is a fixed rotation and includes every other Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Will be required to have or obtain BLS, ACLS, PALS and NRP. All can be obtained via classes at HRH.

Therapist will work in all areas of the hospital with all patient populations.

Therapist will take on-call hours after six months of employment.

Essential Responsibilities:

1.Assessment

a. Performs comprehensive age specific assessments and re-assessments.

b. Collaborates with significant others, family members, or other healthcare providers to obtain complete medical history. Documents assessment findings according to unit policy.

2.Diagnosis

a. Identifies actual or potential physical, psychosocial, cultural, and religious, safety, infection control, and environmental and/or teaching needs.

b. Prioritizes patient care according to assessment findings.

c. Interprets assessment findings and prepares patient/family care and education accordingly.

3.Planning/Outcome

a. Collaborates with other health care providers regarding the plan of care and discharge/transfer plans

b. Develops an individualized plan of care/education based on standards of care/standards of practice to achieve optimal outcomes.

c. Revises plan of care based on patient physical and emotional changes and/or needs.

d. Revises plan of care based on patient, family and significant others input.

4.Implementation

a. Provides age specific patient care based on plan of care, patient needs, and priorities.

b. Utilizes evidence-based interventions and treatments specific to the diagnosis or problem.

c. Utilizes community resources and systems to implement the plan of care and coordinates access to the appropriate resources.

d. Collaborates with other caregivers to implement the plan of care.

5.Evaluation

a. Evaluates the effectiveness of respiratory care interventions.

b. Evaluates patient response in relation to expected outcomes.

c. Evaluates patient response to other health care provider interventions.

d. Revises plan of care based on evaluations of respiratory care interventions/treatments.

e. Evaluates patient/significant other response to teaching.

Education and Experience Required:

1.Graduate of a CoARC approved respiratory therapy education program.

2.Associate Degree, or equivalent education, required. Bachelor Degree preferred.

Mandatory Licensure/Certifications:

1.Credentialed and maintains active status as a Registered Respiratory Therapist by the National Board for Respiratory Care.

2.Licensed by the Indiana State Health Professions Bureau as an active Respiratory Care Provider (RCP).

Work Shift :

3rd Shift (United States of America)

Scheduled Weekly Hours :

36



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