Southern Illinois Healthcare

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST/RRT

Posted Date 1 year ago(8/2/2019 11:23 AM)
Requisition ID
2019-4479
Job Locations
US-IL-Herrin
Category
Clinical & Technical
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Variable
Weekend Requirement
Weekends as required
Department
Respiratory Therapy

Overview

  • Responsible for providing respiratory care services.

Responsibilities

  • Safety
    • Manages processes effectively in regard to employee/patient safety.
  • Record Keeping
    • Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, logs, files and other documents as required, including but not limited to payroll, schedules and status changes.
  • Process Improvement
    • Promotes a culture of process improvement by establishing unit/department based programs that supports the system’s process improvement goals.
    • Actively participates on system-wide or hospital-based teams.
  • Role Specific Responsibilities
    • Evaluates patient outcomes making changes in plan of care within the multidisciplinary team.
    • Provides explanation/instructions to patients and/or responsible persons and insures understanding with regard to respiratory disease processes, intervention procedures and discharge.Accepts Reassignment to other units when necessary.
    • Shares clinical knowledge with staff and students and is a role model for clinical practice.
    • Plans, implements and evaluates the effectiveness of respiratory care.
    • Provides respiratory care as ordered by physician keeping in communication with medical and nursing staff.
    • Lead: Coordinates workflow to utilize personnel efficiently.
    • Lead: Assist with orientation of new employees/students.
    • Lead: Assist manager/supervisor with daily operations of the department.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree required
  • Licenses and Certification

    • RRT
    • RCP State of Illinois
    • CPR

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