Respiratory Therapist II - Part Time
Company: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: August 6, 2022
*Employment Type:* Part time *Shift:* *Description:* *An
Opportunity to Join our Remarkable Care Team!*
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the nation's top health
care services providers, spanning five counties in Southeastern
Michigan. SJMHS represents more than 2,700 physicians and 14,000
nurses and staff, and includes 6 Hospitals, 5 Outpatient Health
Centers, 8 Urgent Care Facilities and over 25 Specialty
Registered Respiratory Therapist who is responsible for performing
various therapeutic procedures including advanced practice
procedures such as, but not restricted to operating balloon pumps,
working in NICU, performing Pulmonary Function testing, "PFT", etc.
Participates in orientation of staff and student training programs
for SJMHS which is a teaching institution representing the
Respiratory Care department.
*Essential duties and Responsibilities*
o Provides professional leadership in the delivery of patient
o Uses "AIDET" principles when interfacing/treating every patient
throughout the organization.
o Provides a consistent experience to patients, families, visitors
and internal customers by using "Key Words at Key Times."
o Specifically, uses key words to help patients to understand what
is happening with their care, help internal customers understand
their service better, and build relationships.
o Serves as a consultant, resource person, and role model
representing respiratory care in the health system committees or
work groups as needed.
o Maintains the confidentiality of information according to HIPPA
o Facilitates good rapport and cooperative relationships
approaching conflict in a constructive manner.
o Performs all duties and responsibilities of a Respiratory
Therapist per AARC guidelines obtains and maintains competencies
per RT II orientation.
o Ensure treatments are provided in accordance with physician
orders and approved medical protocols.
o Demonstrates knowledge of procedure(s) for oxygen and medical air
o Maintains knowledge of and reviews pertinent hospital and all
departmental policies and procedures.
o Provides high quality patient care considering age specific,
developmental and cultural needs through competent practice and
application of the respiratory care practice process.
o Participates in new educational programs and equipment/ procedure
o Additional duties as assigned by the hiring
*Supplemental Duties and Responsibilities*
o Completes Health Stream yearly on a timely basis per SJMHS
o Responsible for own education for professional growth and
maintains log of activities.
*EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSURE*
o Graduate of a two year advanced practitioner -Accredited
Respiratory Therapist program: Registry eligible.
o Maintain current RRT credential
o Maintain valid State of Michigan License in Respiratory Care
*REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABLILITES*
o Consistently exhibits interpersonal skills necessary to
effectively communicate with patients, physicians and other health
personnel and department management during all situations and
inline with our mission and values.
o Utilizes analytical skills necessary to identify patient's
o Possesses and exhibits the ability concentrate and pay close
attention to detail for up to 100% of work time.
o Ability to walk and stand for approximately 60% of work time and
to lift, pull, push and carry portable equipment weighing up to 20
*Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion*
Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000
physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve
diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the
cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and
health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that
knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize
that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our
world and that these differences often lead to innovative
Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through
training and education, recruitment, retention, and development),
commitment and accountability, communication, community
partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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