Respiratory Therapist - PRN
The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) includes a full-service hospital with 334 patient beds. It serves as the region's healthcare hub, serving southeast Idaho, western Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park and parts of Montana. With the only emergency room in Idaho Falls, the only pediatric intensive care unit and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the region, an esteemed, full-spectrum heart center, Primary Stroke Center verification, neurosurgery, oncology, orthopedics and more, EIRMC provides valued and vital resources to the communities it serves.
Located in Idaho Falls, EIRMC offers quick access to breath-taking outdoor scenes and year-round activities. Jackson Hole, Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Tetons and many more adventures await you.
EIRMC is part of HCA's network of more than 300 affiliate hospitals, outpatient centers and business offices across the country offering employees the opportunity for travel and relocation. HCA and EIRMC are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and employees.
The Respiratory Therapist provides treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies. The tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Delivers and assesses responses to ordered therapy per plan of care including routine and intensive therapy and diagnostic procedures.
Utilizes various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas equipment such as masks, tents and incubators.
Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs.
Measures ventilatory volumes, pressures and blood gas analysis.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition and general acceptance of treatment.
RRT required with current licensure in Idaho.
New grad must have successfully passed NBRC boards and have a permanent Idaho license, not a student license.
Must have current certifications in AHA CPR for Healthcare Providers.
NRP, ACLS and PALS certification must be obtained within 1 year after orientation.