Respiratory Care Practitioner
Location: US:WI:MILWAUKEE at our FROEDTERT HOSPITAL facility.
FTE: 0.9 Shift: Nights
You may be eligible for a $6,000 sign-on bonus for this role!
Froedtert Hospital Respiratory Care Department is growing!
The Respiratory Care Department has experienced recent growth and is looking for motivated individuals to join our team of Practitioners. With new opportunities and initiatives for practitioners to be involved in, the department is recruiting.
To help with the recruitment process the department is offering a $6,000 sign-on bonus to qualified practitioners.
The exciting opportunities involve expanding practitioner involvement in:
Research options with the Medical College of Wisconsin Expanding service line teams in
Neurology Surgical / Trauma
Emergency Medicine And Respiratory department initiatives
Be part of a great team that focuses on high quality patient care through advanced metrics, multidisciplinary team collaboration, and Respiratory Care Practitioner level involvement.
A Respiratory Care Practitioner performs designated Respiratory Care and Pulmonary diagnostic procedures, in accordance with established policies and procedures by the department and hospital, in the treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation, and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system.
The Respiratory Care services include, but are not limited to, the following activities performed upon physician order: Therapeutic treatment and diagnostic testing performed with use of medical gases and equipment, environmental control systems, humidification, and aerosols; Administration of medications to the cardiopulmonary system; ventilatory support, including maintenance and management of life support systems; Bronchopulmonary clearance and breathing exercises; Patient education; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; Maintenance of natural and artificial airways. These procedures are performed in critical care and non-critical care areas, on patients of all ages.
Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with mission, vision, and values of Froedtert Health System. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum of 1 year of worked or educational clinical experience in both general and critical care is required. 2+ years of experience in a hospital setting providing respiratory care is preferred.
Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care program is required. Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Care or related health field, is preferred. Current State of Wisconsin License as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) is required.
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), is required. New graduates have 6 months from date of hire to obtain this credential. Staff hired prior to July 1, 2002, are grandfathered into this job code/position number.
All other staff must maintain an active RRT credential. American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) or an AHA approved equivalent is required. American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is required within 6 months of hire. American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) and Wisconsin Society for Respiratory Care (WSRC) membership is preferred.
Come join our award winning team! See What Is Possible.
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health care network is composed of an academic medical center, two community hospitals and more than 25 primary and specialty care health centers and clinics. The Froedtert & MCW health network offers exceptional care in the community and streamlined, coordinated access to specialty expertise, clinical trials and the full range of tertiary care capabilities of eastern Wisconsin's only academic medical center when the need for more complex treatment arises. Froedtert Health has been widely recognized for our dedication to our staff, providing a work environment full of encouragement, innovation, collaboration and respect.
We are honored to be recognized in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as a Top Workplace by WorkplaceDynamics for five consecutive years. Our best-in-class wellness program has earned us recognition in the Milwaukee Business Journal as a Healthiest Employer and a Gold Well Workplace award from the Wellness Council of America.
We invite you to review the job posting above. If you meet the requirements and qualifications for this opportunity, you are encouraged to apply.
Thank you for considering a career with Froedtert Health!
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values and maintains an environment that attracts, recruits, engages and retains a diverse workforce. As a federal contractor/subcontractor, we take affirmative action in employment based on race, sex, disability and status as a protected veteran.
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