Southern Illinois Healthcare

  • RESPIRATORY THERAPIST/RRT

    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/23/2019 2:25 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-4692
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Herrin
    Category
    Clinical & Technical
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift
    Nights
    Weekend Requirement
    Every other weekend
    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
    • IL State RCP License
    • BLS required

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