Clinical Respiratory Therapist - Day shift
Company: Renown Health
Posted on: November 12, 2019
Position Purpose Under the supervision of the Respiratory Care
Supervisor and or the charge, the Clinical Respiratory Therapist
performs respiratory therapy procedures per protocol and those
ordered by physicians to improve the cardiopulmonary conditions of
patients from newborn to geriatric ages. Clinical Respiratory
Therapists primarily work with those patients in the critical care
units, adult general care, and pediatric general care, and may
provide respiratory care at a secondary care sites consistent with
the mission and obligations of Renown Health. Nature and Scope This
position is expected to integrate the respiratory care of the
patient with other care providers to achieve desired results. They
are responsible for the proper documentation of all patient records
and department logs. In addition, they are responsible for keeping
abreast of technological advances in applicable areas and are well
versed in appropriate clinical applications.
The Clinical Respiratory Therapist is accountable for the
assessment, planning, implementation of care, and evaluation of
Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric patients and
families. They must demonstrate the ability to work with patients
physical, motor/sensory adaptation, cognitive and psychosocial
needs specific to the population being served, and meet standards
of quality as measured by the Unit/Department age specific
Respiratory Care means the treatment, management, diagnostic
testing, control and care of persons with deficiencies and
abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system. The
Clinical Respiratory Therapist has the authority to perform and
evaluate respiratory care, initiate CPR, contact physicians, and
perform all activities as assigned.
Continuous comprehensive mental effort is required to provide
optimal safe patient care and the same mental effort is required
when interacting with internal and external contacts, exercising
judgments, and making decisions.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be
construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills
and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is
intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and
level of the job.
This position does provide direct patient care. Disclaimer The
foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed
to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and
efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended
to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the
job. Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred Name Description
Education: Must have working-level knowledge of the English
language, including reading, writing and speaking English.
Experience: 200241, 400241
Minimum 2 years experience of full-time Respiratory Care in a
critical care setting.
Minimum 2 years of full-time Respiratory Care experience
License(s): Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Board
of Medical Examiners Respiratory Care Practitioner License.
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National
Board of Respiratory Care required. Certification(s): 200241,
Current AHA BLS certification required.
AHA ACLS required before end of introductory period, and ongoing
PALS required before end of introductory period, and ongoing
Current AHA BLS certification required.
ACLS required before end of introductory period, and ongoing
thereafter. Computer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to obtain
within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online
learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online
forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Keywords: Renown Health, Reno , Clinical Respiratory Therapist - Day shift, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada
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