Mercy Health

  • Cert Respiratory Therapist - Mercy Logan County

    Requisition ID
    2018-777604
    Category
    Other Allied Health
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift(s)
    Evenings, Holidays, Nights, Weekends
    Department
    Respiratory Therapy
    Location
    US-OK-Guthrie
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different

     

    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

     

    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

     

    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

     

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Under the direct supervision of the department supervisor and Chief Nursing officer and upon request of the physician, sets up and operates various types of respiratory care equipment to be utilized in the diagnosis and treatment pulmonary disease and/or illness. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

     

    Assesses the neonatal, pediatric, and adult patient and systematically utilizes technical skills to establish the appropriate level of respiratory care to be administered.


    Demonstrates knowledge of special needs and behaviors of specific age groups to include neonatal pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.


    Assess and document
    breath sounds, respiratory rate, pattern of respirations, and overall ventilator function with each treatment given.


    Records oximeter readings when applicable.


    Completes certification process for drawing arterial blood by means of puncture or arterial line and demonstrates ability to perform in a manner conducive to patient safety.

    Qualifications:

    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

     


    Education: Completion of an accredited Respiratory Therapy Program.


    Licensure: Maintains current license in the State of Oklahoma.
    Experience:


    Certifications: Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRTT) or Certified Eligible Therapist.\ BLS

     

    We’ll Support You at Work and Home

     

    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

     

    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

     

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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