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Respiratory Registered Therapist

West Hospital
Date Posted
18 August, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Part Time
Rotating
Requisition Number
312596
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Respiratory Registered Therapist

Job Description

Overview

Shifts and Location:

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

Location: West Hospital (Avon, 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 West Hospital may be the flawless opportunity!

The Respiratory Care Department at IU Health West offers great opportunities to utilize and grow your clinical skills and scope of practice within your respiratory therapist licensure. Our Respiratory Therapy team offers a full service approach providing services to all age ranges.   With our $83 million, 50 bed expansion, our ICU and Acuity Adaptable/Progressive Care units have grown expanding our services. Our respiratory therapist services can be seen in all areas of the facility that include: the emergency department, medical surgical units, ICU, acuity adaptable unit, and labor & delivery/ a level II special care nursery.  

Our Respiratory Therapists work closely with nurses and physicians as an important part of the patient care team.    We have an extensive respiratory assessment and protocol program that gives our therapists the ability to provide the best individualized care for our patients.   Our therapists are trained to perform intubations on all age ranges, arterial line insertions, assist with bedside bronchoscopies and they draw nearly all of the blood gasses ordered.  

We offer an Advanced Respiratory Therapist program that recognizes staff members for their extended contribution to the mission, vision, and values of the West Respiratory Care Department.    The advanced respiratory therapist program encourages team members to participate in committees, process improvement projects, presenting in-services, acting as a resource and preceptor, and leadership.

Our culture at West is one of teamwork and respect while providing a sanctuary of healing for our patients.

 


 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 BLS. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
• Preferred ACLS; PALS; and/or NRP certification within 6 months of hire.
•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.

Preferred 1 year experience in ICU, PCU, or Emergency Department Setting

 

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 Respiratory Registered Therapist Role

Overview

Shifts and Location:

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

Location: West Hospital (Avon, 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 West Hospital may be the flawless opportunity!

The Respiratory Care Department at IU Health West offers great opportunities to utilize and grow your clinical skills and scope of practice within your respiratory therapist licensure. Our Respiratory Therapy team offers a full service approach providing services to all age ranges.   With our $83 million, 50 bed expansion, our ICU and Acuity Adaptable/Progressive Care units have grown expanding our services. Our respiratory therapist services can be seen in all areas of the facility that include: the emergency department, medical surgical units, ICU, acuity adaptable unit, and labor & delivery/ a level II special care nursery.  

Our Respiratory Therapists work closely with nurses and physicians as an important part of the patient care team.    We have an extensive respiratory assessment and protocol program that gives our therapists the ability to provide the best individualized care for our patients.   Our therapists are trained to perform intubations on all age ranges, arterial line insertions, assist with bedside bronchoscopies and they draw nearly all of the blood gasses ordered.  

We offer an Advanced Respiratory Therapist program that recognizes staff members for their extended contribution to the mission, vision, and values of the West Respiratory Care Department.    The advanced respiratory therapist program encourages team members to participate in committees, process improvement projects, presenting in-services, acting as a resource and preceptor, and leadership.

Our culture at West is one of teamwork and respect while providing a sanctuary of healing for our patients.

 


  • qualifications__list
     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 BLS. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  •  Preferred ACLS; PALS; and/or NRP certification within 6 months of hire.
  • 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.

    Preferred 1 year experience in ICU, PCU, or Emergency Department Setting

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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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