Fairview Health Services

  • Respiratory Therapist

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(5/31/2019 3:09 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-35239
    Profession
    Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
    Speciality
    Respiratory Care
    Location
    University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)
    Shift
    night
    Hours per 2 weeks
    72
    Department
    Respiratory Therapy
  • Overview

    Cardiopulmonary Services at the University of Minnesota Medical Center is a dynamic, growing department with approximately 60 staff members. As part of a large, integrated, academic healthcare system, the Respiratory Therapist has a dynamic role in the care of our patients and is an integral member of the intra-professional team.

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    • Assesses patient needs and identifies expected outcomes
    • Implements Respiratory interventions based on plan of care. Evaluates care and the patient’s response to interventions and expected outcomes
    • Delivers care as delegated by physician/authorized practitioner to assigned patient population, or individual patient
    • Uses communication strategies to achieve desirable outcomes
    • Operates and maintains all Respiratory Care equipment

    Qualifications

    Required

     

    Education

    • Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Care/Therapy or related field

    License/Certification/Registration

     

    • Respiratory Therapist License issued by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
    • New Graduates only - must complete RRT within 1 year of hire date

    Preferred 

     

    Education

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Respiratory Care/Therapy or related field

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