Job details

Location: Lewiston, ID

Salary: $58k / Year - $87k / Year

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)


POSITION TYPE: Registered Respiratory Therapist

LOCATION: Lewiston, ID

SHIFT: Nights, 7pm - 7am (+ shift differentials)

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent


Job Description

 

Responsibilities:

  • Administration of Respiratory Therapy:
  • Provide conventional respiratory therapy to patients of all ages, from infants to adults, as per physician orders.
  • Clearly explain the purpose and procedure of treatments, tests, and equipment to patients.
  • Patient Assignment and Treatment:
  • Review patient charts and physician orders upon receiving assignments.
  • Set up necessary equipment and medications.
  • Administer treatments including:
  • Oxygen administration
  • Humidity therapy
  • Airway management
  • Resuscitation
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Postural drainage procedures
  • Closed atmosphere and respiratory monitoring
  • Intermittent positive pressure breathing
  • Aerosol therapy
  • Pharmacological respiratory therapy
  • Document treatments, patient responses, and progress.
  • Equipment and Environmental Monitoring:
  • Monitor environmental control systems.
  • Deliver and set up equipment.
  • Monitor patients on continuous ventilation.
  • Perform nasotracheal and tracheal suctioning (via endotracheal tube or tracheostomy).
  • Patient Rounds and Equipment Maintenance:
  • Conduct regular patient rounds to observe and check on patients and equipment.
  • Make necessary adjustments to equipment and solve any problems that arise.
  • Discontinue therapy as ordered and remove equipment from patient rooms.
  • Disassemble and maintain equipment after use.


Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Permanently licensed by the Idaho State Board of Medicine as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).
  • Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
  • 2-years' experience in the adult critical care setting within the last 5-years.
  • ICU experience within the last 3-years.
  • BLS.
  • PALS - completed within three (3)-months of hire date.
  • ACLS - completed within three (3)-months of hire date.
  • NRP - completed within one (1)-year of hire date.
  • Ability to manage themselves as staff are not closely supervised. The Department Director, Day Supervisor, Evening Supervisor or Clinical Coordinator are the line of responsibility.


Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Employee discount program
  • Excellent room for growth and advancement



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