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Prime Healthcare RESPIRATORY THERAPIST - RESPIRATORY THERAPY in Reno, Nevada

Respiratory Therapy

12 hr, night shift

Full time

Under the direction and authorization of the medical director and cardiopulmonary director, the RCP II is responsible for performing respiratory therapeutic and pulmonary diagnostic procedures as ordered by the physician. Emphasis will be toward the assessment, planning, implementation and documentation of care, with consideration of age and population specific needs and requirements of the patient. In the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead RCP, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift.

Education and Work Experience

  • One year of hospital experience preferred.

  • Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care program.

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential by the National Board of Respiratory Care.

  • Current Nevada State Respiratory Care Practitioner license required

  • Current BLS (AHA) required.

  • ACLS (AHA) certification required within 90 days of hire for Adult area only-- not required in the NICU.

  • Blood Gas Technologist Licensed by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services within 90 days of hire.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent customer service skills, and computer literacy required.

  • High level of analytical ability required in preparing care plans, implementing effective treatment regimens, and developing solutions to complex issues concerning patients with cardiopulmonary dysfunction.

  • Requires ability to work in an area characterized by a high need for critical thinking, constant attention to detail and frequent interruptions.

  • Position requires ability to take call and fulfill call rotation/on-call duties and responsibilities. Also required to take Neonatal transport call if working in the NICU.

  • NRP required in NICU.

Employees must be in their current position for a minimum of six calendar months and not received any disciplinary action within the last six months to apply and be considered for a transfer.

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law:https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migratedfiles/employers/posterscreenreaderoptimized.pdf

Name: Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center

ID: 2020-56107

Street: 235 West 6th Street

Post End Date: 1/20/2021

Shift: Nights

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