Sanford Health Respiratory Therapist Registered - Respiratory Therapy in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Respiratory Therapist Registered | Respiratory Therapy | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : Respiratory Therapy

Job Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: Other

JOB SUMMARY

Performs respiratory therapy for patients with related disorders (asthma, emphysema, etc.). Treating and caring for patients with breathing disorders; delivering respiratory therapeutic procedures with the aid of appropriate equipment. Collecting and analyzing sputum, blood, and breath specimens to test levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases; examining and measuring the lung capacity of patients. Coordinating and scheduling patient visits; serving as a liaison between patients and other members of a healthcare team. Educating patients and their families on respiratory treatments and on the usage of related equipment.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Shifts will vary for this position. Hours include days, nights, weekends, overnights and holidays. Respiratory care is delivered to skilled care facilities at offsite locations as well as inpatient care at Sanford USD Medical center.

QUALIFICATIONS

A Registered Respiratory Therapist must be actively registered (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Must have a current South Dakota License for Respiratory Care Practitioner. Must be a graduate of a CoARC approved program of Respiratory Care or equivalent experience. Must fulfill annual continuing education requirements of the department. Must complete orientations, competency validations, and other in-services as required by the department and hospital.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Care

Job Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req7695