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Sanford Health Respiratory Care Specialist or Registered Nurse - Sanford eQuip - FT Days in Alexandria, Minnesota

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Facility: Ax Sanford EQUIP
Location: Alexandria, MN
Address: 2633 Jefferson St, Alexandria, MN 56308, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Department Details

Monday through Friday 8AM - 5PM. Rotating weekly on-call coverage is required.

This position is for clinical staff that enjoy hands-on educational care for the patient to be successful at home. It also allows for long-term development of provider-patient relationships that helps build trust, and good communication.

Job Summary

Required to deliver assessment, therapeutic intervention and education for patients with cardiopulmonary disorders or associated complications. Assess individuals to prevent, detect, monitor and manage disease and complications. Provide therapeutic interventions to directly impact cardiopulmonary health, as well as overall health status according to established goals and interdisciplinary care plans. Provide education to promote preventative care, self-management, enhanced cardiopulmonary health and quality of life. Perform regular assessments of patients and the equipment they use. Offer treatment suggestions based on the analysis of the patient. Work with patients in their home, hospital and clinic environments depending on patient needs. Work as part of a team of physicians, nurses or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with patient home respiratory therapy. May be required to work on call shifts on a rotating basis. Must possess a thorough knowledge and understanding of all procedures, indications, contraindications and hazards involved in respiratory care, as well as knowledge of equipment utilized in the department. Demonstrate the knowledge required to utilize computers for patient documentation and data gathering for quality care. Required to complete orientations, competency validations and other in-service as required by the department and medical center.

Qualifications

Associate degree in respiratory care from an accredited respiratory care program or in nursing required.

Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate

Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing

Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).

Currently holds a Respiratory Therapy (RT) or Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state(s) where the practice is occurring

and/or possess multistate licensure when applicable. Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) is required. Obtains and

subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.

If a licensed RT, must possess Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credentials

as attained through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and maintain active status according to NBRC

credentialing requirements.

Licensed RNs must possess licensure through the applicable state Board of Nursing (BON).

Based on facility needs, may require a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record.

Position is 40 hours per week with rotating On-Call.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-54179
Featured: No