Sanford Health Respiratory Therapist Registered - Respiratory Therapy in Bemidji, Minnesota

Job Title: Respiratory Therapist Registered | Respiratory Therapy | Bemidji

City: BEMIDJI

State: Minnesota

Department : RESPIRATORY THERAPY

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Nights

Hours Per Shift: 12 hr

JOBSUMMARY

Assists in the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with pulmonary disorders; analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimen collections along with lung capacity measurements of patients. May include collecting sputum, blood and breath specimens for diagnosis and analysis. Performs regular assessments of patients and the equipment they are using in order to adjust oxygen levels as needed. Analyzes patients' blood and other specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide and other gases. Measures the patients lung capacity to determine if there are any impairments. Offers diagnosis results and treatment suggestions based on the analysis of the patient.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

This full-time position 72 hours every 2 weeks, three 12-hour night shifts each week, and includes every other weekend and rotating holidays.

QUALIFICATIONS

Must have current Respiratory Therapy licensure in the state of Minnesota. Must have RRT or CRT credentials as attained through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) within six months of employment and maintain active status according to NBRC credentialing requirements. Certification in Basic Life Support, ACLS, PALS, and NRP required. A degree in Respiratory Care from a COARC accredited, advanced-level respiratory program or Certification as a Respiratory Technician (CRT) is required; Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Care is preferred. Respiratory Therapists must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of all procedures, indications, contraindications and hazards involved in respiratory care, as well as knowledge of life support equipment. The incumbent must be able to demonstrate the ability and knowledge required to utilize computers for patient documentation and data gathering for quality care.

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City: Bemidji

State: Minnesota

Job Function: Clinical Care

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Nights

Req Number: req12503