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Reg Respiratory Therapist, Respiratory Care,. 8 Afternoons

Company: UP Health System - Marquette
Location: Flint
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

$7,500 Sign On Bonus Available!Examines patients with breathing-related conditions and conducts diagnostic testing.Consults with physiciansto develop and implement a treatment plan for the patient.Performs physiotherapy and other treatments andteaches patients to use medications.Measures lung capacity and analyzes blood samples using a blood gas analyzer.Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care.Monitors, records, and communicatespatient condition as appropriate.Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and bestpractices.Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance.Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriatetreatment.Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about communitysupport groups and other resources.Monitors, receives, stocks, and distributes respiratory care supplies and medical gas cylinders.Maintainsstorage areas with required supply levels and equipment.Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration ofmachines.Functions as an expert in the delivery of invasive, critical procedures in both the hospital setting and in longdistance emergent NICU patient transfers.Minimum Education:Associate's degreeGraduated from CoARC approved respiratory care schoolRequired Skills:Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.Must beable to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action in situations critical to health and wellbeing of patients.Certifications:Basic Life Support Health Care Provider (BLS-HCP)Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)Licenses:Respiratory Therapist in State of MichiganMinimum Work Experience:1 year related experience (Preferred)Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: UP Health System - Marquette, Flint , Reg Respiratory Therapist, Respiratory Care,. 8 Afternoons, Healthcare , Flint, Michigan

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