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Respiratory Therapist

Portneuf Medical Center
life insurance, paid time off, long term disability, 401(k)
United States, Idaho, Pocatello
777 Hospital Way (Show on map)
September 22, 2023
Overview

Who We Are

Patient focused, community oriented, conveniently located and equipped with technology that rivals the nation's most prestigious healthcare systems, Portneuf Medical Center offers a comprehensive and growing array of services delivered by caring and highly skilled medical professionals.

Our mission statement "World Class Care, every patient, every time" helps us focus on what truly matters: You. And our commitment is to make sure our patients receive amazing care every time they have contact with Portneuf Medical Center. The physicians, nurses and volunteers who are a part of the Portneuf family are your friends and neighbors. We're your community, your hospital and team, working hard for you.

We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Respiratory Therapist to join our team!


Responsibilities

What You'll Do

The Respiratory Therapist performs assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care, and communicates patient status to the appropriate person. The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Performs all respiratory therapy duties that are required by Portneuf Medical Center facilities with minimal supervision, including a variety of ventilator management including both invasive and non-invasive ventilation, bag mask and bag ET tube ventilation.
  • Other duties include inhaled medication delivery, EKG's, percussion and vibration, airway clearance techniques, tracheostomy care, suctioning of the airway.
  • The therapist is responsible for maintaining an efficiently run department by cleaning and assembling of equipment, distributing supplies, charting, and charging all treatment and therapeutic modalities of respiratory care.
  • Performs cardiopulmonary stress testing, metabolic testing, bedside and laboratory pulmonary function testing, and pulmonary rehabilitation.
  • Supervises the care provided by licensed and unlicensed personnel.

Qualifications

What You'll Bring

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy.
  • Current licensure as a Respiratory Therapist in the State of Idaho.
  • Must have current certification as a CRT or RRT from the National Board of Respiratory Care.
  • Current BLS
  • ACLS, NRP, and PALS certifications preferred

What We Offer

Competitive pay and benefits package including Health/Dental/Vision/401(k) match. Generous paid time off, holidays, extended illness bank, paid basic life insurance and long term disability. Sign-on Bonus Available!

Portneuf Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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