Registered Respiratory Therapist
Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center - Idaho Falls, ID

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This position is responsible for performing safe and effective respiratory care to patients at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center and to serve as a leader and role model to staff Respiratory Therapists.
                          The Respiratory Therapist provides treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies. The tasks and responsibilities include:
                          • Delivers and assesses responses to ordered therapy per plan of care including routine and intensive therapy and diagnostic procedures.
                          • Utilizes various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas equipment such as masks, tents and incubators.
                          • Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs.
                          • Measures ventilatory volumes, pressures and blood gas analysis.
                          • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition and general acceptance of treatment.
                          • Performs a variety of duties related to setting up, operating, cleaning, sterilizing, and storing respiratory therapy equipment.
                          • Responds to emergency team calls.
                          • Educates patients and family members and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
                          • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
                          • Orients and mentors new staff members.
                          • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required. Q

                            • fications
                            • RRT
                            • Successfully pass NBRC boards
                            • Current licensure in Idaho
                            • Current AHA CPR for Health Care Providers
                            • NRP, ACLS and PALS certification must be obtained within 1 year after orientation.
                            • Frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling and moving equipment.
                            • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
                            • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions in volatile situations.
                            • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

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                            The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) is a modern, Joint Commission-accredited, 336-bed...