Research Medical Center
is one of Kansas City's premier acute-care hospitals serving not only residents of Kansas City but the 150-mile surrounding region. Positioned on 60 acres, the campus is home to the 511-bed hospital, medical buildings, Research College of Nursing, and Research School of Nuclear Medicine in addition to the Radiology School. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, the highest national healthcare governing body, Research Medical Center provides a wide variety of services and specialties including a Cancer Center, Transplant Institute for kidney and pancreas transplants, Certified Stroke Center, and an award winning Cardiovascular Department.
Research Medical Center would like you to become a part of our growing professional team. This facility and its rich heritage continue to search for those individuals who wish to be a part of a strong tradition and great culture. Those who choose to work at Research Medical Center will enjoy the many experiences and opportunities they are afforded, as well as the teamwork and camaraderie that is promoted within. Research is known for its creative and innovative style of medical treatment. The nurses strive to provide excellent care. When you join this facility you must believe in providing the highest quality care.
Research Medical Center offers a full range of medical, life, dental, disability, and vision, benefits, a PTO plan, paid sick leave, an attractive retirement and savings plan comprised of an employer funded retirement program, matching 401(k) savings plan, as well as on-site child care. Live your dream…..join the Research team !!
Under the general supervision of the RT Supervisor or Team Leader, performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures ordered by a physician. Duties include medical gas administration, aerosol therapy, obtaining and analyzing blood specimens, performing patient testing , operating and maintaining various types of respiratory and cardiopulmonary equipment, providing mechanical ventilation, maintaining artificial airways, assisting with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, providing patient education, monitoring equipment and patient response to therapy. Additional responsibilities include completing documentation of in-patient and departmental records, cleaning equipment, and maintaining safety and infection control practices.
Education: Graduate of an AMA accredited Respiratory Therapy program.
Knowledge/Professional Licensure/Registration/Certifications: Must be registered with the National Board for Respiratory Care as an Advanced Respiratory Care Practitioner; must be licensed by the State of Missouri Division of Professional Registration; have current American Heart Association Basic Life Saving certification; must maintain certain clinical competencies required the Department appropriate to the level of service provided; above average interpersonal skills; basic computer skills.
Experience: One year of recent clinical experience preferred.
Equipment/Machine Skills: Refer to Tools and Equipment section above.
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