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Respiratory Therapist - Aberdeen Medical Center - Full Time

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Aberdeen
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

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Looking for a breath of fresh air? Join hundreds of other Respiratory Therapists in choosing Sanford Health to impact their communities. As one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States, Sanford has many opportunities for specialization and advancement. Join a work culture that supports you and treats patients, their guests, and co-workers like family.
Facility: Aberdeen Medical Center
Location: Aberdeen, SD
Address: 2905 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36. 00
Salary Range: $28.50 - $38.50
Pay Info: Sign On Bonus: $15,000/2 or $20,000/3 year commitment
Department Details
This position is full time 36 hours a week working 12 hour day and night shifts. Shifts would be either 6AM-6PM or 6PM-6AM. Weekend rotation is required every 3rd weekend working on the day shift. Holiday rotation is also required.
Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center is a small hospital where the RT will get the opportunity to work with all departments. RT's are truly working together with all staff to ensure the best outcome for our patients. We also have started a teleRT program to provide small network hospitals in South Dakota and Minnesota with our expertise. RT's should be well rounded and adaptable to care for patients from the first breath to their last breath. We are happy to take on new graduates to grow their knowledge and increase confidence working independently.
Job Summary
We re seeking a compassionate, patient, and problem-solving Respiratory Therapist who will take our breath away and give it back to our patients. Our Respiratory Therapists use state of the art equipment, training, and support to evaluate and treat our patient s lungs and airways. Whether you d prefer to work in a variety of patient care settings or focus on a specific area like Neonatal, Home Care, Pediatric, ECMO, Transport, or Disease Management, our leaders try to find Respiratory Therapy opportunities that fit your personality and passions. By identifying career pathing and providing additional opportunities like assisting with procedures, working with Respiratory Therapist-driven protocols, and getting involved with multidisciplinary workgroups, we take pride in providing the necessary skills and tools for you to succeed in your goals throughout your career.
Responsibilities

  • Assess patients to prevent, detect, monitor and manage disease and complications.
  • Measures the patient's lung capacity to determine if there are any impairments.
  • Collect and/or analyzes patients' blood and other specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide and other gases.
  • Provide therapeutic interventions to directly impact cardiopulmonary health.
  • Offers diagnosis results and treatment suggestions based on the analysis of the patient.
  • Provide education to promote preventative care, self-management, enhanced cardiopulmonary health and quality of life.
    Qualifications
    A degree in Respiratory Care from an accredited respiratory care program is required; minimum associate degree or equivalent as defined by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
    Respiratory Therapists must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of all procedures, indications, contraindications and hazards involved in respiratory care, as well as knowledge of equipment utilized in their department. Demonstrates the ability and knowledge required to utilize computers for patient documentation and data gathering for quality care. Must complete orientations, competency validations, and other in-servicing as required by the department and hospital.
    Must have current Respiratory Therapy licensure in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position.
    Must have Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentials as attained through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and maintain active status according to NBRC credentialing requirements.
    Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) is required. Must obtain site-specific specialty credential(s) such as Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), etc.
    Benefits
    Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .
    Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call or send an email to .
    Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
    Req Number: R-
    Job Function: Allied Health
    Featured: No

Keywords: Sanford Health, Fargo , Respiratory Therapist - Aberdeen Medical Center - Full Time, Healthcare , Aberdeen, North Dakota

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