Registered Respiratory Therapist
Company: Gritman Medical Center Inc.
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Job Summary: The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is a
licensed professional accountable for direct and indirect patient
assessment, patient care, and monitoring outcomes of care. The RRT
will demonstrate safe and competent care to give appropriate
therapy and will assess the effectiveness of therapy. These
include, but are not limited to: therapeutic gas administration,
aerosol and humidity therapy, lung clearance therapy, medication
administration, rehabilitation, pulmonary function testing,
invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation, blood gas
analysis, and patient education. Qualifications: Minimum
Graduate of A.M.A. approved, J.R.C.R.T.E. accredited school of
Respiratory Therapy or Respiratory Care Program. Required
Current licensure by the State of Idaho Board of Medicine as a
Respiratory Care Practitioner. Essential Function:
Perform Respiratory Therapy treatments.
Perform ventilator management.
Perform Arterial Blood gas draws and analysis.
Attend deliveries in Family Birth Center and provide air way
management and resuscitation when necessary.
Provides a positive and professional representation of the
Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through
proper identification, reporting, documentation, and
Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet environment.
Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of
practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or
Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities.
Maintains compliance with organization's policies, as well as
established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position,
department, and applicable professional standards.
Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling
Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude
and actions, consistent with the standards contained in The Gritman
Functional Demands: Population Served:
Neonatal , pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. Physical
- Lifting: Occasional-Maximum of 20 lbs. from floor to waist
height, 3 x day. Frequent-None. Items Lifted-Respiratory supplies,
- Transfers: Contact guard assist to Max assist transfers 3 x per
shift. Trauma, COPD, etc.
- Push/Pull: Minimal assist required to push ventilators, EKG up to
300+ ft 10 x day
- Carry: Up to 5 lbs, 300+ ft 10 X day
- Fine Motor: High degree required for CPR, CPT, airway bag, fine
tool manipulation and computer use
- Computer: 1 hour per day on average
- Standing: Up to 3 hours at one time and 11 hours in one day
- Sitting: Up to 15 minutes at one time and 1 hour in one day
- Kneeling: Up to 1 minute at one time and 15 minutes in one
- Crawling: None
- Stooping: Up to 1 minutes at one time and 15 minutes in one
- Driving: None
- Climbing: up to 3 minutes at one time and 90 minutes in one day
Location: Inside. Regularly exposed to the risk of blood-borne
disease. May be exposed to/occasionally exposed to unpleasant
patient elements, i.e., accidents, injuries, and illnesses.
Subjected to varying and unpredictable situations; emergencies and
crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular
hours/shifts. Occasional pressure due to multiple calls. Occasional
exposure to wet and humid conditions when working with croup tents
and ultrasonic therapy. Occasional exposure to moving mechanical
parts in bed motors. Occasional exposure to explosives when working
with pressurized gases. Occasional exposure to toxic or caustic
chemicals with bleach and membrane gels. OSHA Risk Category
Class I, High Risk Experience
Bachelors or better
Keywords: Gritman Medical Center Inc., Coeur d'Alene , Registered Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Moscow, Idaho
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