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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Frankfort Hospital
Date Posted
09 July, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Night
Requisition Number
311618
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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Job Description

Overview

Shifts and Location:

Shifts: Full-time, Nights: Benefits-eligible (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, and more!)

Location: Frankfort Hospital (Frankfort, IN)

 

About the Position:

Are you interested in utilizing your Respiratory Therapy license in a way that can benefit the community? Then working as Registered Respiratory Therapist at Frankfort Hospital may be the flawless opportunity!

Our Respiratory Therapists (RT) works closely with our patients to evaluate and treat patients with cardiopulmonary disorders ranging in modalities and demographics. We are also responsible for collaborating with various different entities in the hospital setting including nurses, Advanced Respiratory Therapists, and Clinical Specialists to ensure total customer happiness and support.

Outside of working with groundbreaking technologies and therapies, our RTs get the opportunity to grow their medical knowledge and skills. They do this by working closely with patients and team members to build personalized therapies. Along with endless opportunities for continued advancement, our Respiratory teams also have a phenomenal promotional ladder within IU Health to continue their professional advancement.

IU Health also offers different opportunities for career and professional development for our staff that qualify for benefits. This includes continued education and certification opportunities and tuition reimbursement. Along with benefited employees, all of our staff can utilize our state-of-the-art workout facilities, food vendors, and shuttle services that are provides across almost all of our locations.

 Requires current license as a Respiratory Care Practitioner from the state of Indiana.
• Requires graduation from a CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care) and regionally accredited respiratory care program.
• Requires that the N.B.R.C. (National Board for Respiratory Care) registry exam be passed within 13 months of hire date. The 13 month requirement for the RRT is void if hire date is one year past graduation date.
• Requires Healthcare Provider Certification. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
• Preferred ACLS; PALS; and/or NRP certification.
•Requires strong customer service skills.
• Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Requires the ability to deal with confidential patient information.
• Requires basic computer skills and ability to work with EMR.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Registered Respiratory Therapist Role

Overview

Shifts and Location:

Shifts: Full-time, Nights: Benefits-eligible (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, and more!)

Location: Frankfort Hospital (Frankfort, IN)

 

About the Position:

Are you interested in utilizing your Respiratory Therapy license in a way that can benefit the community? Then working as Registered Respiratory Therapist at Frankfort Hospital may be the flawless opportunity!

Our Respiratory Therapists (RT) works closely with our patients to evaluate and treat patients with cardiopulmonary disorders ranging in modalities and demographics. We are also responsible for collaborating with various different entities in the hospital setting including nurses, Advanced Respiratory Therapists, and Clinical Specialists to ensure total customer happiness and support.

Outside of working with groundbreaking technologies and therapies, our RTs get the opportunity to grow their medical knowledge and skills. They do this by working closely with patients and team members to build personalized therapies. Along with endless opportunities for continued advancement, our Respiratory teams also have a phenomenal promotional ladder within IU Health to continue their professional advancement.

IU Health also offers different opportunities for career and professional development for our staff that qualify for benefits. This includes continued education and certification opportunities and tuition reimbursement. Along with benefited employees, all of our staff can utilize our state-of-the-art workout facilities, food vendors, and shuttle services that are provides across almost all of our locations.

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     Requires current license as a Respiratory Care Practitioner from the state of Indiana.
  •  Requires graduation from a CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care) and regionally accredited respiratory care program.
  •  Requires that the N.B.R.C. (National Board for Respiratory Care) registry exam be passed within 13 months of hire date. The 13 month requirement for the RRT is void if hire date is one year past graduation date.
  •  Requires Healthcare Provider Certification. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  •  Preferred ACLS; PALS; and/or NRP certification.
  • Requires strong customer service skills.
  •  Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.
  •  Requires the ability to deal with confidential patient information.
  •  Requires basic computer skills and ability to work with EMR.
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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