Respiratory Therapist

Fairview Health Services Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 3 months ago

Overview

Cardiopulmonary Services at the University of Minnesota Medical Center is a dynamic, growing department with approximately 60 staff members. As part of a large, integrated, academic healthcare system, the Respiratory Therapist has a dynamic role in the care of our patients and is an integral member of the intra-professional team.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Assesses patient needs and identifies expected outcomes

  • Implements Respiratory interventions based on plan of care. Evaluates care and the patient's response to interventions and expected outcomes

  • Delivers care as delegated by physician/authorized practitioner to assigned patient population, or individual patient

  • Uses communication strategies to achieve desirable outcomes

  • Operates and maintains all Respiratory Care equipment

Qualifications

Required

Education

  • Associate's Degree in Respiratory Care/Therapy or related field

Experience

  • License/Certification/Registration

  • Respiratory Therapist License issued by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • New graduates must complete RRT within one year of hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

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