Respiratory Therapist - RRT

SCL Health
Miles City, MT
Post Date:
December 10, 2019
Job Status:

We are currently offering up to $10,500 in signing incentives for this position!!





You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Respiratory Therapist (RRT).




Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.




You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh loudly.




Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.








Holy Rosary Healthcare is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 25-bed acute care hospital, residential living community and clinic provide eastern Montana with comprehensive services in one beautiful location. We are fully dedicated to providing care aligned with community needs, and are proud to treat the poor, the vulnerable, our community and each other.




Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.








Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.




Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.




Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.




Your day.




As an RRT, you need to know how to:




        Follow appropriate policy and procedure


        Check patients chart and physician's orders before each treatment


        Obtain appropriate dose and type of medication


        Chart treatments according to policy and procedure


        Report problems to nursing and physician and fill out incident reports as needed


        Identify medical problems and report to physician and intervene appropriately following emergency protocol as needed


        Make oxygen rounds one time per shift and emergency rounds once per day


        Replace oxygen tanks as needed and fill cylinder rack when empty


        Order medication when low


        Assist with care and maintenance of equipment and document maintenance/repairs as performed


        Perform Allen's test prior to puncture when appropriate


        Perform ABG puncture and analysis as requested


        Perform Electrocardiogram (EKG), Electroencephalogram (EEG), and Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) as ordered


        Perform rhythm strip as ordered


        Performs Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) as ordered


        Calibrate equipment as needed


        Perform pre and post PFT procedure


        Perform DLCO, RAW, TGV, MVV, SVC and Methacholine procedures


        Perform set up on Holter Monitor patients and scan Holters as ordered


        Perform oxygen S/U and Ventilator S/U as ordered


        Set up hoods, cannulas, masks on infant, pediatrics and adults


        Perform Ventilator S/U as ordered


        Perform Vent SST after cleaning and between tubing changes




Your experience.




We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:




        High School Diploma or equivalent, required


        Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care program, required


        Registration or certification by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC), required


        Licensed by the State of Montana in Respiratory Therapy, required


        Current BLS certification, required upon hire


        Current ACLS, PALS and NRP certifications, required within one (1) year of hire


        Approved by Holy Rosary Healthcare pathologist or Medical staff member to perform arterial punctures, required within six (6) months of hire


        Current STABLE certification, preferred




Your next move.




Now that you know more about being an RRT on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.


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