On-Call Respiratory Therapist
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare - Saint Paul, MN

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Location: St. Paul Campus - 200 University
Job Code: 5098

Hours: Per diem hours will vary based on business needs. We require working a minimum of one shift per month.

Job Objective/Purpose: The Respiratory Care Therapist plans and delivers the assessment, treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation, education, and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system as well as on the prevention of the development of these deficiencies.

Qualifications Candidate must have graduated from an accredited school of Respiratory Care. Must be certified or eligible to obtain within 12 months. The ability to communicate well, both verbally and written, is imperative. Must be able to analyze problems and formulate solutions quickly. Must be accurate, thorough in all therapy modalities and operation of equipment. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is mandatory. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is required within one year of hire. Respiratory care therapists with temporary registration are limited to working under the direct supervision of a registered respiratory care Therapist or physican able to provide qualified medical direction. The respiratory care therapist or physician must be present in the health care facility or readily available by telecommunication at the time the respiratory care services are being provided. A registered respiratory care therapist may supervise no more than two respiratory care therapists with temporary registration status.