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Respiratory Therapist - St. Elias *0.1 FTE, Nights*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Respiratory Therapist 0.1 FTE, Nights at St. Elias Specialty Hospital Provides Respiratory Therapy Services to patients as prescribed by physicians in conjunction with established policies and procedures. Assesses patient respiratory status and recommends appropriate therapies. Implements therapies and evaluates patient response to therapeutic interventions. Documents all therapies and responses in the medical record. Required qualifications:

  • Graduate of a Respiratory Therapy education program accredited by the Joint Commission on Respiratory Therapy Education (JCRTE)
  • Credentialed by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) as either a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)
  • Those obtaining NBRC credentials after July 1, 2002 must also show proof of credential renewal every five (5) years
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • New hires have eight (8) months from the date of hire to obtain ACLS cards if not current at the time of hire Preferred qualifications:
    • Associate's Degree in Respiratory Care
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential
    • One (1) year of Critical care experience as Respiratory Therapist Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities About St. Elias Specialty Hospital St. Elias Specialty Hospital is owned by Providence Health System. The hospital has 59 beds, almost all private rooms. The facility features state of the art equipment to provide extended inpatient acute care for patients. At St. Elias Specialty Hospital, we provide customized, physician-driven services for patients requiring longer stays in an acute care environment due to multiple or complex medical conditions. We are not a permanent placement for patients; rather we are an answer for many patients who are acutely ill and need to take the first steps towards rehabilitation or home. Most of our patients are admitted from a traditional acute care hospital, often from the Intensive Care Unit. Families of patients are welcome to contact us to see if we might be an option for their loved one. About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P368666 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Respiratory Care Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Part time Shift: Night Career Track: Clinical Professional Department: 1003 AK SESH RESP THERAPY Address: AK Anchorage 4800 Cordova St Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Anchorage , Respiratory Therapist - St. Elias *0.1 FTE, Nights*, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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