Mercy Health

  • Reg Respiratory Therapist II - PRN - Mercy Guthrie

    Requisition ID
    2019-794673
    Category
    Other Allied Health
    Position Type
    PRN
    Shift(s)
    Days, 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.

     

    **If you are selected for an interview, you will receive an email invitation (from a Montage email address) to self-schedule.  Please ensure the email provided on your application is checked regularly.**

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

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

     

    Demonstrates knowledge of special needs and behaviors of specific age groups to include neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.  Performs various therapy procedures (IPPB, hand held nebulizers, ventilators, incentive spirometry, CPT, suctioning, etc.) in conformity with departmental policies and procedures in all areas required (ER, ICU, OR, etc). Includes airway management, such as assistance with intubations, extubations, suctioning.

    Qualifications:

    Each career at Mercy represents unique members of our caring ministry’s “body”, working together for the health and strength of the whole. To achieve our goals, we need all the parts functioning at their best and this requires the specific qualifications that you’ll bring with you:

     

    Education: Must be a graduate of an AMA accredited Respiratory Therapy Program, and credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a LRCP.
    Licensure: Maintain current RCP license in the State of Oklahoma.
    Experience: Four years’ experience as a RRT. 
    Certifications: AHA Health Care Provider BLS certification.
    Other: Must be familiar with procedures and equipment provided by this department. Must also be familiar with indications, contraindications, and hazards of various therapy. Must be able to work under limited supervision and make rational and logical decisions from data obtained by consultation with physicians, lab results and patient assessment.

     

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    Preferred Experience:1 year Critical Care experience. 
    Preferred Certifications: NBRC RRT credential. AHA ACLS Provider certification. AHA PALS Provider certification.

     

    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, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

     

    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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