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Respiratory Therapist - RRT

Company:
SCL Health
Location:
Miles City, MT
Post Date:
December 10, 2019
Job Status:
Full-Time
Description:

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


You.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Us.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

We.

 

 

 

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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