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Kadlec Respiratory Care Practitioner *Part Time* in Richland, Washington

Description:

Kadlec Regional Medical Center has an exciting opportunity for a Respiratory Care Practitioner to join our growing Respiratory Therapy team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Part time, 0.6. 12 hour varaible shifts (primarily days). Shifts include weekends.

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy

  • Current WA State Respiratory Care Practitioner Licensure

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS

  • ACLS, PALS, NALS (or ENCP in place of NALS) or NRP required within 12 months of employment or after assigned to population.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited educational institution\

  • 1 year of Respiratory Care Practitioner in an acute care medical setting.

  • Critical care experience

  • Additional specialty certification

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

Under the direction of the Administrative Director of Therapy Services, the Respiratory Therapist is responsible to see that all treatments/procedures are carried out according to the provider orders. Respiratory therapy operates within all areas of the medical center and assignments will be made based on skills and abilities. Care is provided in areas of the medical center, including but not limited to NICU, Adult ICU, Emergency Department, Birth Center and general medicine. Respiratory Therapists may also work in the outpatient pulmonary rehab area, as well. Pulmonary Function Lab operates as a separate entity and requires additional specialized training.

  • Demonstrate and sustain compliance with Kadlec Caregiver Expectations Standard of Excellence and Code of Conduct.

  • Understands, embraces, and instills Kadlec’s Mission, Vision and Values.

  • Provides respiratory care to patients as ordered by physicians.

  • Performs routine and non-routine procedures.

  • Reviews patient chart and physician's orders; sets up equipment, dispenses medications and administers care; e.g., oxygen therapy, airway management, resuscitation, mechanical ventilation, ECG's, arterial/venous puncture and blood analysis and pneumocardiograms.

  • Responds to medical emergencies, including but not limited to, cardiac/respiratory codes, rapid assessment teams, high risk deliveries and trauma within the Medical Center.

  • Documents on the patient's chart all contacts, care given, supplies and equipment used.

  • Instructs new patients and caregivers in treatment modalities.

  • Schedules treatment per patient plan of care and physician orders and makes adjustments as necessary.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://kadlec.jobs/benefits-information/

Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Respiratory Therapists

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 298071

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