Respiratory Therapist RRT

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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 11/10/2016

University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS

Company
University of Kansas Hospital
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
106682
AJE Ref #
575927517
Location
Kansas City, KS
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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High School/GED
I am at least 18 years of age
I am authorized to work in the United States
I meet the job requirements as described

Work among the best. Be part of the multidisciplinary team that is hallmark of an academic medical center. In our collaborative environment which includes physicians, nurses, and therapists, teams serve specific areas of medicine. The team approach promotes consistency of care for patients, as well as develops relationships among the therapists. The hospital offers competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for a Respiratory New Grad.



RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Administers all respiratory care for the more complex and difficult critical care patients.

* Evaluates and assesses the patient's condition and takes appropriate action.

* Collaborates with other members of the health care team to effectively perform multidisciplinary functions.

* Maintains positive working relations especially under high levels of stress.

* Educates patients and family members regarding cardio-respiratory topics, medications, equipment, and procedures.

* Assists with training of students and orientation of new employees.

* Fulfills call duties as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS:

* Will obtain a Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's degree in Respiratory Care prior to employment.

* Eligible to receive RCP license from State of Kansas Board of Healing Arts.

* Eligible for RRT credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care.

* 6 months experience in critical respiratory care is preferred.

* Must obtain RRT credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care Inc. within 12 months of hire date.

* Must obtain CRT credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care Inc. within 6 months of hire date.

* Must have basic life support (BLS) certification.

* Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), or Neonatal Resuscitation Program and Life Support (NRP) are preferred.



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