Acute Respiratory Therapist - RRT

Idaho Falls, ID

$59,196 - $71,572 a year

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Job Details

Profession: Allied Health

Type: Full Time

Registered Respiratory Therapist / RRT

Day/Night Shift Available
Flexible Schedule

Requirements:

  • Must be a graduate of an AMA Accredited Respiratory Therapy program and credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a Certified (CRT) or Registered (RRT) Respiratory Therapist.
  • Must be licensed within the state of Idaho.
  • Basic Life Support Certification (BLS).
  • One year of clinical experience preferred.

Job Descriptions/Essential Functions:

  • Assess Cardio-Pulmonary care given; identify problems and/or need for improvement; communicate information to department director, physician, or charge nurse to assess patients' needs and health status as required.
  • Communicate to charge nurse or physician assistant with Cardio-Pulmonary Quality Assurance activities, as requested.
  • Provide skilled, evidence-based care competently under the direction of a physician and evaluate the efficacy of problem-solving techniques and activities implemented to improve the department.
  • Assists in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient needs.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards, obtains and documents allergies, medications, procedures, immunizations, past medical history, family history, social history, chief complaint, and vital signs.