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Registered Respiratory Therapist--PRN in Kansas City, MO at Prime Healthcare Services Inc

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview

Under the direction and authorization of the medical director and Respiratory Care director, the Registered Respiratory Therapist is responsible for performing respiratory therapeutic and pulmonary diagnostic procedures as ordered by the physician. Emphasis will be toward the assessment, planning, implementation and documentation of care, with consideration of age and population specific needs and requirements of the patient. In the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead Respiratory Therapist, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift.

 

 

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

 

  1. State Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) License required
  2. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) certification from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) required
  4. 2 years experience as an RCP preferred.
  5. ACLS certificate within 60 day of hire and maintain current.
  6. PALS certificate within 60 days of hire and maintain current.
  7. Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science degree required. If there is no Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science Degree, a high school diploma or equivalent is required           
Responsibilities

 

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction and authorization of the medical director and cardiopulmonary director, the RCP II is responsible for performing respiratory therapeutic and pulmonary diagnostic procedures as ordered by the physician.  Emphasis will be toward the assessment, planning, implementation and documentation of care, with consideration of age and population specific needs and requirements of the patient.  In the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead RCP, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift.
Qualifications

 

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction and authorization of the medical director and cardiopulmonary director, the RCP II is responsible for performing respiratory therapeutic and pulmonary diagnostic procedures as ordered by the physician.  Emphasis will be toward the assessment, planning, implementation and documentation of care, with consideration of age and population specific needs and requirements of the patient.  In the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead RCP, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. 

 

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