Respiratory Therapist Full Time Evening at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    10/17/2020
  • Job ID:
    20019542
  • Job Family
    Respiratory Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    2 - Evening

Job Description


Description

Respiratory Therapist Full Time Evening AdventhHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 

9100 West 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204

 

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

 
  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Work Hours/Shift:


Full Time Evening

You Will Be Responsible For:                     
 
  • Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action,
  • Respond to emergency situations immediately, perform appropriate patient assessment and intervention and replace emergency supplies in a timely manner,
  • Demonstrate understanding of Code Blue and Rapid Response procedures,
  • Assure code blue intubation and blade boxes are checked daily and after use,
  • Assures mandatory hospital and department competencies are done annually in a timely manner,
  • Demonstrates ability to access department and Medical Center information,
  • Perform respiratory care procedures according to physician orders, department policy/procedure, and patient care plan

Qualifications
  • Associate’s Degree or Graduate of a Technical School required
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Up to 1 Year of Experience required
  • 2 years clinical experience for new grads acceptable in lieu of 1 year of work experience
  • Kansas Respiratory Therapist License
  • BLS through American Heart Association
  • NRP if working in NICU
 
Job Summary:
The Respiratory Therapist provides direct respiratory care to patients in all areas of the hospital as outlined in Pulmonary Services procedure manual. Is knowledgeable in providing and evaluating the routine as well as critical care modes of respiratory care. Responsible for the effective and optimal administration of modalities based upon assessment and evaluation. Provides recommendations and/or changes to care based on patient’s current status.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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