OverviewCommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.ResponsibilitiesRespiratory Care assists physicians, nurses and other hospital personnel in caring for diagnosing, and treating patients with cardiopulmonary deficiencies and abnormalities by applying therapeutic, preventive, and diagnostic procedures.Essential Key Job ResponsibilitiesAdministers treatments and medications which promote pulmonary hygiene, improve pulmonary function, and improve respiratory status.
Implements oxygen, gas, and humidity therapy. Maintains oxygen and humidity devices and emergency equipment.
Performs oximetry, safely obtains blood samples and verifies accuracy of results.
Sets up, monitors, and maintains invasive and noninvasive ventilatory and oxygenation devices; recognizes and corrects malfunctions or inappropriate settings.
Strong patient care and customer services skills: Provide high quality care and diagnostic services that are appropriate, efficient and effective; ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of patients, ages and physical conditions.
Participates in patient’s assessments/evaluations, maintenance of airways and ventilation, resuscitation efforts and other emergency medical treatments.
Able to work independently as well as part of a team with the ability to be self-motivated. Is dependable and reliable.
Stocks supplies, prepares ventilators/Bipap and other equipment for immediate use; maintains a neat and orderly work area.
Proficiently perform all assigned tasks proficiently; manage patient flow; preparation, procedure and charges.
Demonstrates efficient multi-tasking skills, organizational ability and time management; Electronic Health Record and efficient use of computer skills; work in stressful situations.
Provides proper patient information, medical history and performs necessary duties in accordance with policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned by management.
QualificationsRequirementsHigh school diploma or GEDActive license to practice Respiratory Care through the Board of Respiratory Care(NBRC) required; CRT credentialed from the National Board of Respiratory Care or LPN with competencies for Respiratory Care completedExcellent communication skills, thoroughness and attention to detail, able to work independently and as a team member in an efficient and organized manner, possess mature thought, sound judgement and technical accuracyPreferredRRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist) or CRT (Certified Respiratory Therapist)Connect With Us!Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity?to learn more about a career at CommonSpirit Health and experience #humankindness.Equal OpportunityCommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances .If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.Requisition ID 2020-138996Employment Type Part TimeDepartment Respiratory TherapyHours Per Pay Period 40Facility CHI St. Gabriel's HealthShift DayStandard Hours Monday - FridayWork Schedule VariesLocation MN-LITTLE FALLS