Reg Respiratory Therapist 8/12/2016

Detroit Receiving Hospital/UHC Detroit, MI

Company
Detroit Receiving Hospital/UHC
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
19668BR
AJE Ref #
575857234
Location
Detroit, MI
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title
Reg Respiratory Therapist

Job Location Name
Detroit Receiving Hospital/UHC

Job Description
Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, acts as a professional member of the health care team by providing respiratory therapy services throughout the continuum of care. Provides therapeutic and rehabilitative procedures and diagnostic tests for patients with, or at risk of, abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system. Collaborates with physicians, nurses and other members of the health care team to develop optimal cardiopulmonary care plans for patients. Performs patient assessments, evaluates the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy, and determines which respiratory care activities can be delegated to other care team members. Instructs employees and students in the principles and practices of designated respiratory care procedures/tasks and evaluates their competence. May function as an in-charge therapist and preceptor, as requested.

Minimum Qualifications
1.Graduation from an AMA/CoARC approved Respiratory Care program. Associates degree in Science, Allied Health or equivalent, or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
2.Registration (RRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC).
3.BCLS certification required. ACLS certification preferred.
4.Licensure to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in the State of Michigan.

Category
Respiratory

Work Shift
Days

Benefit Status
FULL TIME

Bi-Weekly Hours
72

Work Week
sunday-sunday

At Detroit Medical Center (DMC), we are committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need a reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this web site, please contact the DMC facility where the position is available, for further assistance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual disability.