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Respiratory Therapist, Registered

Company: Nucleus Healthcare
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

To perform respiratory therapy procedures of both a routine and emergency nature to patients in general, progressive care units, and ICU. Work independently to administer services via approved protocols and guidelines. Provide Respiratory Therapy Activities including the following: collection and analysis of blood gas samples, oxygen therapy, specialty medical gas administration, invasive and non-invasive ventilation, inhaled medication administration, airway clearance techniques and airway maintenance, and pulmonary diagnostic testing and clinical monitoring. Act as a member of the Code Blue, Rapid Response Team, and Trauma Response Team. Provide patient documentation through the electronic medical record. Follow infection control and safety standards. Educate and advise patients' families on respiratory therapy procedures. Provide education to students and other healthcare providers. Participate in Department Performance Improvement Project. Pulmonary Function Lab (with additional training): Perform advanced pulmonary function testing procedures. Assist with basic and advanced bronchoscopy procedures. May complete unit/department-specific duties as outlined in department documents. Required Qualifications Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) licensure by the Missouri Respiratory Care board. Permit holders must be a graduate of a respiratory program. Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) within one (1) month as a condition of continued employment in this job classification. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) within one (1)year as a condition of continued employment in this job classification. Additional license/certification requirements as determined by the hiring department. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met with or without reasonable accommodation. The performance of these physical demands is an essential function of the job. This position is very active and requires ambulating, reaching, and moving objects weighing up to and over 20 lbs. This role also routinely comes into contact with patients who may have contagious illnesses. This position is in a healthcare facility open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Rotating shifts as well as holidays and work during inclement weather will be required. Nucleus Healthcare Who We Are Purpose-built, patient-minded, and mission-driven, Nucleus is trusted by major hospitals, health systems, and life sciences organizations with a vision to redefine how healthcare does business. What We Do Nucleus Healthcare ("Nucleus") delivers next-generation human capital management to empower people who power healthcare. Rooted in talent management, Nucleus provides services and solutions that have yielded more than 7,500 hires in healthcare for all levels and roles. Our Mission Empower the people who power healthcare. Our Vision Redefining the way healthcare does business. Our Values We deliver results --- We are committed --- We are precise --- We are change agents --- We are ONE team --- We are fueled by passion and purpose. appcastmu

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