Respiratory Therapist
Avera McKennan - Aberdeen, SD

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Category:
Technical/Professional (Clinical)

Facility:
Avera St. Luke's Hospital

Department:
Respiratory

Schedule:
Part Time

Shift:
Night Shift

Hours:
6:00 pm to 6:30 am

Requisition:
1300611

Job Details:
License Required
Job Summary:

§ In a patient care setting, the RRT will perform specific duties and responsibilities as outlined below. Under medical supervision, the individual will be required to deliver respiratory care and cardiology services to patients from neonatal to geriatric age and in all areas of the hospital, both inpatient and outpatient.

§ Competency standards of performance that are required for that area to which the practitioner is assigned must be maintained as per policy.

§ The RRT may be required at times to supervise and be responsible for the work of other respiratory care practitioners and EKG technicians. The practitioner may be assigned to orientation and in-service education.

§ The RRT is responsible to the Respiratory Care/ Sleep Lab Manager. The practitioner works under the supervision of the Medical Director for Cardiopulmonary Services or other special Care areas and carries out assigned duties and responsibilities according to the policies, procedures, and standards approved by the Medical Director. This individual is expected to perform duties and responsibilities outlined below with minimal or minimal or indirect supervision and will be requires to make some independent decisions.

§ The RRT will be responsible for helping cover assigned shifts as well as possible call shifts. All benefit eligible employees will cover weekends, holidays, and call when necessary.

Education:

The National Board must recognize the individual for Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Graduation from an AMA-accredited educational program for

Respiratory Therapy is required. The individual must be able to meet licensure requirements in the State of South Dakota and maintain their license.

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