Prime Healthcare

Respiratory Therapist Pulmonary Rehab

Facility St. Joseph Medical Center
Location
US-MO-Kansas City
ID
2022-105607
Category
Clinical Tech
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Days
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

At St. Joseph Medical Center, our dedicated team of professionals are committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community. As a member of Prime Healthcare, St. Joseph Medical Center is actively seeking new members to join its award-winning team!

 

Founded in 1874 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Joseph Medical Center has a long tradition of providing high-quality, compassionate care. Its Catholic heritage and the spirit of our founding Sisters continue today in our mission of caring for the community. The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph is the Catholic Sponsor for St. Joseph Medical Center, under the leadership of his Excellency Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr.

 

St. Joseph Medical Center has received numerous awards for its quality and clinical excellence. We believe that continuous quality of care and performance improvements are the foundation for preserving and enhancing healthcare delivery. For information, visit www.stjosephkc.com.

Responsibilities

Looking for an experienced Respiratory therapist to join our team! Under the direction and authorization of the medical director and cardiopulmonary director, the RCP II is responsible for performing respiratory therapeutic and pulmonary diagnostic procedures as ordered by the physician. Emphasis will be toward the assessment, planning, implementation and documentation of care, with consideration of age and population specific needs and requirements of the patient. In the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead RCP, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift.

  • 12 hour shifts
  • Ask about our Per Diem Benefits

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. State Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) License required.
  2. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) certification from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) required.
  4. 2 years experience as an RCP preferred.
  5. ACLS certificate within 60 day of hire and maintain current.
  6. NRP certificate preferred.
  7. PALS certificate within 60 days of hire and maintain current.
  8. Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science degree preferred.
  9. High School Diploma or equivalent is required

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