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Respiratory Therapist - CRT/RRT- BJC Healthcare

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Farmington
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

* Overview

Parkland Health Center includes two locations in Missouri a full-service acute care hospital in Farmington as well as a three-bed critical access hospital in Bonne Terre. Parkland Health Center provides quality primary and secondary level inpatient and outpatient services to the people of St. Francois County and surrounding areas in southeastern Missouri.

Parkland s Farmington campus offers a full continuum of inpatient and medical-surgical and intensive care, obstetrics, geriatric psychiatry and emergency services, along with a wide variety of outpatient services including oncology services, an infusion center, a wound care clinic, and the Huckstep Heart and Lung Center. The Parkland Bonne Terre campus includes emergency services, inpatient services for patients meeting specific criteria, and a sleep study lab.

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Role Purpose
Provides direct patient care activities related to respiratory care including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation within the guidelines of the hospital and department. Can apply clinical respiratory expertise and scientific knowledge including best practices and shares with others as part of the patient care team. Ensures care provided is safe, effective, developmentally and age appropriate while complying with all quality and regulatory requirements as well as quality improvement initiatives.

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Responsibilities

* Performs various diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory procedures according to established standards, procedures, guidelines and policies.
* Applies respiratory knowledge and clinical expertise, including the ability to assess, analyze and troubleshoot as needed.
* Effectively communicates by participating in the exchange of information including documentation, handoff and works collaboratively with the healthcare team.
* Provides education and training about respiratory therapy treatments and procedures to others including patients, families, students, new employees and members of the healthcare team utilizing diversity and learning styles.
* Holds self-accountable and seeks out opportunities for continuous learning and feedback and is able to perform multiple related duties, prioritizing and applying effective time management.
* Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned

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Minimum Requirements

* High School Diploma or GED
* Basic Cardiovascular Life Support
* CRT
* Respiratory Care Practitioner

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements

* Assoc/CoARC Accredited Program

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Benefits Statement
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
- 401(k) plan
- Tuition Assistance
- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
- On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
- Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

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Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Benefits and Legal Statement

BJC Total Rewards

At BJC we re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

* Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
* Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
* Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
* 401(k) plan with BJC match
* Tuition Assistance available on first day
* BJC Institute for Learning and Development
* Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
* Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
* Adoption assistance

To learn more, go to www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits

*Not all benefits apply to all jobs

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Columbia , Respiratory Therapist - CRT/RRT- BJC Healthcare, Healthcare , Farmington, Missouri

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