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Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy - FT

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Fargo
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Create Your Career with Us

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: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 5270 22nd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36. 00
Starting Rate: $25.00
Pay Info: Sign On Bonus $10,000/2 year commitment or $15,000/3 year commitment

Department Details

This position is full time 72-80 hours a pay period. Most staff schedules consist of rotating 8 or 12 hour shifts with weekend requirements. On call hours may be scheduled. All of our new hires will start out every other weekend and then move to every third at 1 year of service.

Come and further your career in our Level One Trauma Center! We offer a competitive salary and a full benefits package! We have a great clinical team approach at our 600 bed hospital where RT driven protocols are used throughout all patient populations. We have the ability to work in several clinical areas ranging from general floors to critical care. We have the potential to work in our neonatal, pediatric and adult clinical areas at our 3 campuses. We have great management and friendly staff who is always willing to help each other.

Our Respiratory Therapy Department Offers:

  • Flexible Scheduling

  • Sign-on Bonus

  • Shift Differential Pay

  • Continuing Education

  • Growth and Development

  • Level 1 Adult Trauma Center

  • Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center

  • We have a comprehensive Stroke Center

  • STEMI Center

  • Level 1 NICU.

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, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

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 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

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.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-77014
Featured: No

Keywords: Sanford Health, Fargo , Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy - FT, Other , Fargo, North Dakota

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