Fairview Health Services

Respiratory Therapist

Job Locations US-MN-Burnsville
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(8/13/2020 10:38 AM)
Requisition ID
2020-47120
Profession
Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
Speciality
Respiratory Care
Location
Fairview Ridges Hospital
Shift
night
Hours per 2 weeks
48
Department
Respiratory Therapy

Overview

M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital  is licensed for 150 beds and provides outstanding care to the Twin Cities communities located south of the river in Burnsville, MN . We provide level III emergency services for the entire family, including pediatric emergency care for children. In addition, we offer on-site access to specialists in everything from heart and cancer care to pediatrics and sports medicine.  No other care system in the Minnesota River Valley provides more access to specialty services than Fairview Ridges Hospital.  As part of Fairview Health Services, we're also your gateway to innovative care options at University of Minnesota Medical Center and University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital. 

 

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing diagnostic and therapeutic services as prescribed by a physician.  Follows defined treatment protocol according to department policies.  Collects, assesses, Interprets and intervenes as appropriate in the care of neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.  Ensures patient welfare and safety standards during treatments.

 

This position has an FTE of 0.6 Nights and is benefit eligible.

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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