Respiratory Therapist (Certified or Registered)

Virginia Gay Hospital

Vinton, IA Healthcare / Nursing

Under the supervision of the Respiratory Care Department Coordinator, the Respiratory Therapist is responsible to provide respiratory care services in accordance with specific physician’s orders and department policies and procedures.

The therapist utilizes judgmental responsibility to give correct therapy.  The therapist assesses the effectiveness of the therapy associated with therapeutic gases, aerosols and humidity, chest physiotherapy and rehabilitation, various forms of cardiac monitoring and pulmonary function testing. The ideal candidate must be able to work under stress when confronted with critical or unusual situations in which speed, focus, prioritizing tasks, being flexible and paying attention to details are essential.

EDUCATION & TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
Must be NBRC Registered Therapist or NBRC Certified and licensed by the Iowa Department of Health. The job involves extensive walking and bending and stooping with some lifting of approximately 25 lbs.

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Previous RT experience preferred, but not required; will train new graduates.

SCHEDULE:
This is a full-time opening with competitive salary & benefit including paid time off, health, dental and life insurance. Shift: Weekend Nights (Friday-Sunday, 7 pm-7:30 am)

Job ID: 67091

Posted 7 days ago

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