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Respiratory Therapist Reg

Company: Beaumont Health
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Dearborn, Full-time Midnight, Sign On Bonus $10,000 Improve health, instill humanity and inspire hope. That's just the beginning of the difference you can make when you join our team of Respiratory Therapists at Beaumont. As the largest not-for-profit health care system serving Michigan, we offer you a world of opportunity. Beaumont has more nationally ranked hospitals than any other health system in the state. In total, Beaumont has eight hospitals and 155 outpatient sites that provide diverse practice settings located in communities throughout southeastern Michigan and the greater Detroit metropolitan area. This is where extraordinary begins. Find out where it can take you and your career. Apply Now GENERAL SUMMARY: Under minimal direction, the Registered Respiratory Therapist: implements and evaluates diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory services to assist physicians in the diagnosis and management of patients with cardiopulmonary and related disorders; participates in the education of patients, students, staff and physicians; provides technical support for all equipment related to the practice of Respiratory Care; assists with general department functions. BENEFITS Beaumont offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals. NEW On-demand pay program - powered by Payactiv Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans Relocation assistance Generous retirement savings, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insurance Free onsite parking at all campuses ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 1. Provides general respiratory therapeutic services including oxygen therapy, medical gas therapy, bronchodilator therapy, airway maintenance therapy and non-invasive ventilation (NIV). 2. Provides diagnostic respiratory services and non-invasive monitoring including pulse oximetry, arterial blood gas procurement, capnography, pulmonary function testing, apnea screening, bronchoscopy assistance and EKG procurement. 3. Ventilator management, non-invasive ventilation, arterial blood gas sampling/analysis, administration and monitoring of oxygen use, aerosolized medications, and therapeutic modalities. 4. Performs critical care procedures including airway management, resuscitation, mechanical ventilation and patient transport. Member of CPR/Code Blue and Rapid Response teams. 5. Assessment of patients and recommendation of patient care plans per established protocols. Perform and provide chart review, documentation, patient and family education regarding disease process and treatment plan. 6. Preceptor for students and staff. 7. Cleans, assembles and maintains equipment per infection control guidelines. 8. Troubleshoots problems to ensure proper functioning of respiratory equipment. 9. Assist with general department functions. 10. May be cross trained in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), pediatric units as appropriate. STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS A. Education / Training: - Associate of Applied Science degree in Respiratory Therapy. B. Work Experience: - Eligible for position after attainment of RRT NBRC status. C. Certification, Licensure, Registration: - Current State of Michigan Respiratory Therapist license. NBRC-RRT credential required - Current BLS certification D. Other Qualifications: - Excellent communication skills. Computer competency for on-line documentation data entry, electronic chart review, and audit. Ability to demonstrate compassion and empathize with patients and families during end of life experiences. Ability to provide instruction to new hires and students at the bedside, maintaining patient confidentiality and professionalism at all times. Performance of pulmonary function studies would require a separate orientation, proof of past experience and ability to comply with PFT job duties as defined. WORKING CONDITIONS: A. Physical Effort: - Frequent walking/standing/bending/sitting/kneeling/reaching. Pushing/pulling > 60 pounds. Lifting > 60 pounds. B. Work Environment: - Inpatient and Outpatient hospital setting. Exposed to hazardous substances, infectious diseases and oxygen enriched environment. Temperature and noise of the environment may vary. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer Beaumont Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

Keywords: Beaumont Health, Dearborn , Respiratory Therapist Reg, Healthcare , Dearborn, Michigan

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