Respiratory Therapist Pulmonology Clinic at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/30/2021


Job Snapshot

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Job Description


Respiratory Therapist Pulmonology Clinic AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 

Gateway Medical Office Building

7450 Kessler, Merriam, KS 66204

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth

  • $5,000 Sign-On Bonus
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits available Day One
  • 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 childcare 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 Days

Monday – Friday

8:00AM – 4:30PM

40 hours a week

You Will Be Responsible For:   

  • Ability to educate patients on pulmonary topics including respiratory medications, nebulizers, non-invasive ventilation, home secretion clearance vests, home oxygen, CPAP/BIPAP use and troubleshooting, and respiratory disease processes.
  • Explain and promote pulmonary rehab to potential patients.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal phone skills to conduct phone calls, insurance verification, and patient scheduling.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in using Cerner and Athena to schedule patient appointments, find previous testing and notes, and send orders.
  • Notifies patient’s physicians as needed with any concerns or major changes in patient status.
  • Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.
  • Perform respiratory care procedures according to physician orders, department policy/procedure, and patient care plan; including pulmonary function tests, six-minute walk tests, and spirometry.
  • Enter orders for and perform chest x-rays as needed.

What You Will Need:

  • Associate degree or Graduate of a Technical School
  • Up to 1 Year of Experience
  • Kansas Respiratory Therapist License
  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Bedside Spirometry
  • CPAP/BIPAP initiation and troubleshooting

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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