Providence Registered Respiratory Therapist in Seaside, Oregon
Providence is calling a Respiratory Therapist Registered to Providence Seaside Hospital in Seaside, OR
0.9 FTE, Nights. Fixed schedule, including every other weekend.
Relocation Assistance Available!
We are seeking a Respiratory Therapist Registered that will take exceptional care of people by providing independent coordination of respiratory care and implementation of respiratory care policy, procedure and/or protocols under the direction and supervision of a physician. Apply advanced clinical expertise, scientific knowledge, and theory in the respiratory care of patients exercising independent judgment. Function in a leadership capacity as charge therapist, patient assessor, preceptor and/or instructor as assigned. Utilize decision-making skills and critical thinking abilities (analytical skills, problem-solving, and negotiation skills) while performing all duties. Promote the safety and well being of all patients and supports the key result areas of Providence Health System (Clinical Quality, Service Excellence, Financial Performance and Positioning for the Future).
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Personal appearance conforms with hospital guidelines
Wear scrubs and gowns as prescribed
Telephone, electronic and face to face encounters are pleasant and professional
Quality assurance and competency surveys and quality control reports are accurate, timely, documented, and filed properly
Instrument are maintained and cleaned according to specifications (including sterile processing), all maintenance records are documented
Handle instrumental or facility malfunction properly
Make charge entries in an accurate and timely manner; takes responsibility for checking charge logs for accuracy
Record keeping for productivity measurements are done accurately and within designated time frames
TECHNICAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
Initiate and maintain proper oxygen and humidity therapy
Administer nebulize medications; follows policy regarding storage of bull and single medication dosages
Chest physical therapy, toilet and postural drainages are performed adequately and in a timely manner
Procedure and policy manuals are maintained so as to be current and are annually reviewed, documented
Actively participate in charge master review for accuracy and inclusiveness; review charge audits for completeness and accuracy
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Coursework/Training: Graduate of AMA approved School of Respiratory Therapy -OR- Associates Degree for CRTs
Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR/AED
American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life support (ACLS)
American Heart Association Neonatal Pediatric life support (NRP)
Licensed by Oregon State medical examiners. Licensed Respiratory Therapist in the State of OR
Basic computer/word processing experience
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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Job Category: Respiratory Therapists
Req ID: 273058