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Respiratory Therapist PRN

Company: AdventHealth Ottawa
Location: Ottawa
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Description YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION! Reg. Or Cert. Resp. Therpst - AdventHealth Ottawa Location Address:-- -1301 S. Main Street, Ottawa, KS 66067 -- - Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ottawa Family friendly communityExcellent cost of livingFive major recreational lakesMany annual events and festivalsEnvironment committed to patient careWork Hours/Shift: PRN-- - You Will Be Responsible For: Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment.-- - Remains alert assesses possible side effects to oxygen delivery.Administers respiratory therapy treatments, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each.Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning.Performs arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure.Follows departmental equipment sterilization procedures.Demonstrates ability to assess patient, his/her need, and ability to tolerate treatment and reassessment for response to treatment. QualificationsWhat You Will Need: 2-year Associate DegreeInternship/Clinical with course of studyTwo or more yearsRegistrations - Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist, CPR,-- --- --- --- --- - ACLS & NRPLicenses - State of Kansas Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Cardiopulmonary Director, the Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician's orders, department policies and procedures. Performs diagnostic tests of cardiovascular and pulmonary system to aid physicians in diagnosis and treatment of heart and lung disorders. Participates in CQI/Performance improvement activities within the department. This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: AdventHealth Ottawa, Lawrence , Respiratory Therapist PRN, Healthcare , Ottawa, Kansas

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