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Respiratory Therapist I *0.0,Night*

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

Job Description:

Description Respiratory Therapist I Providence Alaska Medical Center Under supervision the Respiratory Therapist provides services to patients at PAMC as prescribed by physicians in conjunction with established policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines. Responsible for the assessing the patient's respiratory status and recommending appropriate therapies. Implements therapies and evaluates patient response to therapeutic interventions. The Respiratory Therapist accepts and promotes professional development as an integral part of practice. Assesses, analyzes, customizes, coordinates and communicates the patient's plan of care and actively collaborate with other members of the health care team. Required qualifications:

  • In addition to CRT or RRT, Respiratory Therapists performing in the Pulmonary Function Lab must also be certified or registered as a Pulmonary Function Technologist (CPFT, RPFT) through the NBRC or eligible to participate in the next available certification examination.
  • Those obtaining NBRC credentials after July 1, 2002, must provide proof of credential renewal every five (5) years.
  • Must have and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) certifications.
  • Newly hired Therapists who do not have these current certifications have one month (1) from hire for BLS and eight (8) months from hire for ACLS and PALS to obtain. Preferred qualifications:
    • Associate's Degree in Respiratory Care.
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
    • 1 year clinical 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 Providence Alaska Medical Center Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation's best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific. As the state's largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska! We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details - http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits 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: P363521 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Respiratory Care Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Per-Diem Shift: Night Career Track: Clinical Professional Department: 1017 AK PAMC RESP THERAPY Address: AK Anchorage 3200 Providence Dr 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 I *0.0,Night*, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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