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The respiratory professional is specially trained and experienced in the field of respiratory care and is qualified to perform the necessary therapeutic and diagnostic procedures as ordered by the attending physician. These procedures pertain to the care of patients ranging in age from infancy to geriatric with abnormalities and deficiencies associated with the cardiopulmonary system.
Provides routine respiratory therapy and diagnostic testing as ordered by the physician.
Educates nursing staff and families on modalities of therapy as needed.
Verifies patient charges and documentation of therapy.
Interacts and works cooperatively with co-workers, patients, visitors and other staff members encountered.
Follows safety and aseptic procedures to ensure a safe, clean environment.
Follows confidentiality policies and procedures to assure the integrity of patient care.
Demonstrates the ability to manage a ventilator and artificial airway devices
Demonstrates the ability to play a prominent role in urgent/emergency respiratory needs throughout the facility.
Demonstrates knowledge and skill in working with patients requiring cardiac/pulmonary rehab/cardiac stress testing.
Demonstrates knowledge of pulmonary function testing
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be licensed under applicable Kansas state laws as a certified/registered Respiratory Therapist.
Graduate of an accredited respiratory therapy program.
Requires current BLS and ACLS certification
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefit package including: Health, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D, Long Term Disability, Retirement Match and Paid Time Off
Internal Number: 2021-3
About Clara Barton Hospital
Clara Barton Hospital is a Private, Not-for-Profit, Critical Access Hospital licensed with 23 acute and/or swing care beds, 24-hour emergency department, inpatient & outpatient surgical services, full laboratory and diagnostic imaging services, outreach specialty physicians and three Rural Health Clinics. Our team of highly-trained physicians, physician assistants, and professional staff are committed to providing high quality, compassionate health care, right here, close to home.
We are honored to be entrusted with the health and wellness of our surrounding communities. Clara Barton Hospital is equipped with state of the art medical equipment and technology to provide advanced diagnostic and clinical testing. Our team of dedicated physicians diagnose and treat a wide variety of medical conditions quickly and with greater accuracy. From developing new lines of healthcare services to insuring greater access to more timely, dependable emergency care, Clara Barton Hospital is poised to meet the changing healthcare needs of tomorrow. When individuals or their loved one require medical attention ranging anywhere from your ordinary common cold to life-saving emergency services, we wa...nt Clara Barton Hospital to be the area hospital of choice.
Located in Hoisington, Kansas, we enjoy the pleasures of a small town and have city amenities very close by, as well as a plethora of Kansas treasure areas within short traveling distance.