Sanford Health Respiratory Care Specialist - Healthcare Accessories in Minot, North Dakota
Job Title: Respiratory Care Specialist | Healthcare Accessories | Minot
Department : MINOT HOME CLINICAL SVC
Job Schedule: PRN
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
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.
Adheres to compliance requirements in a specific area of healthcare practices. Adheres to legal regulations and organizational policies when discussing patient health information. Communicates effectively with diverse audiences, using appropriate media and language. Develops standard procedures for patient evaluation and assessment. Documents patient history and examines patient. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Generates and maintains all required assessment and diagnostic records, facilities and reports. Monitors patient's health conditions and records all medical related data, e.g. progress notes. Monitors patient's response to treatment plan and adjusts accordingly. Reviews patients' respiratory pathology history and exam procedures and introduces treatments as necessary. Shifts focus among several efforts as required by changing priorities. Uses tools and technology to assess patients and implements respiratory treatment plans.
This position is PRN (as needed).
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 drivers license and maintain a good driving record. \ 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).
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Job Function: Allied Health
Job Schedule: PRN
Req Number: req33984