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RRT Registered Respiratory Therapist

Company: Banner Health
Location: Casper
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Casper, WyomingDepartment Name: Respiratory Thrpy-HospWork Shift: DayJob Category:Clinical CareHelp change health care; help change the world.- We want to change the lives of those in our care - and the people who choose to take on this challenge. If you're ready to change lives, we want to hear from you.Banner Health's Wyoming Medical Center seeks to transform the lives of those we serve by fostering the highest level of health and wellness in our community and across our region and state.-We are currently looking for Respiratory Therapists, RRTs, to join our team in Casper, Wyoming! Our RRTs have the opportunity to rotate and work with the Respiratory Care, EKG, Echo, and Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab departments.The current available shift is full-time, working 36 hours/week, on Day shift. This RRT will also need to be open to working Nights as needed. Enjoy a $2/hour night-shift differential when you work a minimum of 2 hours in the night shift -window- which is 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. and a flat rate $1.50/hour weekend shift differential, where applicable. Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. This opportunity includes the option to participate in a variety of health, financial, and security benefits.Banner Wyoming Medical Center is located in the heart of Casper Wyoming. As the state's largest inpatient facility, Wyoming Medical Center is known and highly regarded for its cardiac and stroke services. With 249 beds and a level 2 trauma center, Wyoming Medical Center is proud to serve the entire state of Wyoming.POSITION SUMMARYThis position independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of health care settings.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Performs all basic modalities of respiratory care as prescribed by physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.2. Applies and manages mechanical ventilators in collaboration with physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners, recommending adjustments to improve clinical condition, patient comfort and to expedite the weaning process.3. Assembles, disassembles, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, cleans and performs adjustments in the applications of durable medical equipment and circuitry used in the delivery of respiratory care as prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.4. Performs pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing as prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.5. Performs patient assessments and evaluates patient response to care provided, making recommendations to physicians regarding the plan of care, appropriate use of respiratory therapy and modification of therapy as clinical condition changes. Documents therapy provided in an accurate and complete manner in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.6. Communicates and collaborates with resource staff in formulating care plans, recommendations for change in therapy and identification/resolution of problems.7. May supervise department staff.8. Independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of health care settings. May be assigned to a variety of areas throughout the system where respiratory care is needed. Internal customers: All levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: Physicians and their office staff, payers, community agencies and regulatory agencies.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSAssociate or technical degree.Proof of having passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). RRT required for all new hires to the position after October 1, 2015. Incumbents in the position as of October 1, 2015 must possess their RRT by October 1, 2017. A current license in state practiced as required by state law. In the state of Nevada, all incumbents must have their Blood Gas Technologist certification. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. In Home Care setting, must posses valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy. Employees working for Banner Home Care/Hospice must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.Must be knowledgeable of clinical techniques, applications and equipment as typically obtained through one year of clinical experience. Must possess highly effective human relation skills necessary to interface with patients, families, staff and other healthcare personnel.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAdditional related education and/or experience preferred.

Keywords: Banner Health, Casper , RRT Registered Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Casper, Wyoming

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