Respiratory Therapist(RRT)

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TITLE: Respiratory Therapist
LOCATION: Grangeville, ID
 
Are you considering a career change?
Looking for a smaller area where the population is around 50K that offers a low cost of living and plenty of activities in the area but is within a few hours of several large cities.
Position is located in a beautiful area of Idaho that offers around 400 miles of River and has been rated as a Top Outdoor area to live in.
So if you enjoy fishing, hunting, cycling, walking, running or golf then this would be a great place to reside.
With a 50K population the area still remains peaceful and quaint while having several stores for retail shopping, medical facilities and much more.
Below is the details of the position.
Summary:
Under the supervision of the Department Director and Supervisors performs all duties of the RCP as well as provides respiratory care procedures as ordered by the physician in accordance with established standards and practices. 

The Respiratory Care Practitioner must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served in his/her department.  The individual must acquire and/or demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.  He/she must be able to provide care with consideration of developmental status.

Provide respiratory therapy to all patients of all age groups,infants to adults, as ordered. Explains purpose and procedure of treatments, tests, and equipment to patients.
Receive assignment. Check patient chart and physician's orders.
Set up equipment and medications and administer treatments as ordered, e.g., oxygen administration, humidity therapy, airway management, resuscitation, mechanical ventilation, postural drainage procedures; closed atmosphere and respiratory monitoring, intermittent positive pressure breathing, aerosol therapy, and pharmacology respiratory therapy.
Chart treatment, response, and progress.
Monitor environmental control systems, others. Deliver and set up equipment and monitor patients on continuous ventilation.
Do nasotracheal and tracheal (endotracheal tube or tracheostomy) suctioning.
Make patient rounds regularly. Observe patient, check equipment, and change/make adjustments as necessary.
Solve problems. Discontinue therapy as ordered. Remove equipment from patient rooms, disassemble, etc.

Qualifications:
Associates or Bachelors degree.
RRT Required.
BLS Required.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Additional Info:
The position reports to the Respiratory Director and the hospital is around 150 beds.
Position is night shift and 12hr shifts.
The hospital will offer a range between 28hr-35hr depending on experience and will offer a great benefit package with relocation and a sign-on bonus of 10K.

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