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Logan Health Respiratory Therapy Services Outpatient in Kalispell, Montana

Job Description Summary:

This position assures quality performance of all patient care provided by the assigned area(s). Trains staff in all clinical functions and balances time and effort between leading and performing patient care. Provides general and emergency respiratory therapy procedures to patients as directed by physicians and/or protocol.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one (1) of the following required:

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)

  • Registered Polysomnography Technologist and minimum of three (3) years related experience.

  • Current CPR required as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Experience interpreting, adapting and applying guidelines and procedures. Experience with assisting in a variety of treatments and procedures as directed by a provider.

  • Demonstrated application usage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for patient and staff safety required. Demonstrated ability to maintain records and ability to record data.

  • Experience with electronic medical records preferred.

  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, a self-starter, possess critical thinking skills and be able to set priorities and function as part of a team as well as independently.

  • Commitment to working in a team environment and maintaining confidentiality as needed.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.

  • Possess and maintain computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other software as needed.

Job Specific Duties:

  • Performs with high degree of competence, all aspects of respiratory care delivered.

  • Displays clinical knowledge and manipulative skills regarding the care, operation, servicing, and repair of all Respiratory Services equipment. Makes appropriate repairs and maintenance as necessary. Brings non-functional equipment to the attention of assigned leadership.

  • Recognizes changes in the patient's condition, makes independent judgments, and modifies the care as necessary according to departmental standards and approved physician protocols.

  • Ensures the accuracy of documenting services and supplies provided to patients.

  • Monitors the proper utilization of Respiratory Care systems. Adjusts staffing levels to meet workload demands. Functions as a resource therapist and assists with patient care.

  • In collaboration with assigned leadership identifies educational programs to maintain and develop skills of staff.

  • Coordinates service, care and/or assists with patient discharge planning.

  • Provides developmental appropriate care to support patients of all ages. Demonstrates competence in the care of all population groups of patients as applicable to assigned area(s). Determines each patient’s age-related, physical, psycho social and cultural needs for carrying outpatient care activities.

The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.

Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.

Shift:

Day Shift - 10 Hours (United States of America)

Schedule Details:

Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.

Schedule:

Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.

Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements

If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:

  • Criminal background check

  • Reference checks

  • Drug Screening

  • Health and Immunizations Screening

  • Physical Demand Review/Screening

Equal Opportunity Employer

Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.

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