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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Company: Trinity Health
Location: Boise
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Evening Shift

Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY AND PURPOSE:

Provides general and emergency respiratory therapy procedures to patients as directed by physicians and protocols. Procedures include, but are not limited to, respiratory assessment, airway and ventilator management, bi-level non-invasive ventilation management pulmonary diagnostics, delivery of medicated aerosols, bronchial hygiene therapy, lung expansion therapy, intubation, CPR, bronchoscopy assistance, arterial line placement, arterial sampling and ABG analysis and interpretation.

Demonstrates the ability to assess changes in the patient's clinical condition, make independent judgements, and modifies the care as necessary according to departmental policies and approved physician protocols. Routinely make rounds with physicians in critical care units. Acts as preceptor, actively supports, and constructively contributes to the development of new and existing staff members.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

License to practice respiratory care in the state they are performing respiratory care services in (Idaho or Oregon). Registered as a Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).

At hire, Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross is required. (ACLS and/or PALS may be accepted in lieu of BLS)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Organization's Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to competently care for all assigned age groups (Neonate, Child, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric as applicable).

Revenue management: ensures the accuracy of documenting services and supplies provided to the patients. Demonstrates ability to recognize changes in patients and modifies care as necessary according to departmental standards and approved physician protocols. Performs airway and ventilator management, which includes assessment, application, intubation, monitoring, and evaluation of modality for infants, pediatrics, adolescences and adults. Performs arterial line insertions, ABG sticks, conducts ABG analysis and interprets results. Completes all mandatory-training requirements on time. Acts as preceptor to support and develop new and existing RT employees. Assists the department manager with Performance Improvement projects and other duties as needed.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

Keywords: Trinity Health, Boise , Registered Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Boise, Idaho

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