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Respiratory Therapist (Full time: 6p-6a) - Respiratory Therapy
Washington Regional
Washington Regional
Job Location: Fayetteville, AR
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Respiratory Therapy
Shift: 12 hour shifts
Job Posting: Respiratory Therapist (Full time: 6p-6a)
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Department: Respiratory Therapy
Shift: 12 hour shifts
Job Number: JO-2301-48153
Date Posted: 1/25/2023
Categories: Licensed Professional

Washington Regional Medical Center is looking for Respiratory Therapists.

If youre looking for more than just a job, you belong at Washington Regional! The work you do matters to your patients and to us. And we believe caring for our team members is just as important as caring for our patients. Youll receive the support and resources needed to advance your career at the #1 hospital in Arkansas.

Performs patient care assessment, medication delivery and airway clearance techniques
Provides ventilatory support
Performs specialty tasks (bronchoscopy assist, in-house transports to testing or transfer units)
Documents patient related activities
Performs medical record review to ensure physician`s orders for respiratory care are current
Provides suggestions and input into patient`s plan of care, attempt to initiate respiratory protocols for applicable patients
Receives, documents and initiates orders pertaining to respiratory care modalities
Provides orientation/reinforcement to respiratory care modalities pertaining to the disease process
Provides information to patients and families concerning their understanding of, cooperation with and participation in their own care upon admission
Provides patient education for home care, including but not limited to the following modalities: patient assessment, medication delivery, airway clearance techniques, mechanical ventilation

LRCP with AR License, CPR.

Educational and Certification Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent
Graduate of an A.M.A approved certification/registry program OR may be a graduate of an A.M.A. approved degree program in respiratory care
Current license to practice respiratory care in the State of Arkansas and Respiratory Therapist with the National Board for Respiratory Care
Certification in basic cardiac life support is required
One (1) year clinical experience in both critical and non-critical care areas (with a minimum of six (6) months experience in critical care) is preferred

Desired Skills
Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology of the cardiopulmonary systems and infection control
Knowledge of disease states, pathophysiology and pharmacology
Operation of equipment used to administer routine respiratory care therapeutic modalities
Knowledge of special procedures (once trained)
Ability to be articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with hospital, administrative and departmental personnel, patients and parents with ability to honor confidentiality
To independently treat patients from all departments by following the established therapy plan of care
Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrate good customer service

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