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Respiratory Therapist Contingent Rotating Shifts

Company: SaintJoseph Mercy Health System
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Part time Shift:

Rotating Shift
Description: Position Summary: Provide general respiratory therapy to inpatients and outpatients including aerosolized medications; assessment of cardiopulmonary system; draw and analyze arterial blood samples; emergency response (RRT). Provide education and monitor response to exercise in pulmonary and cardiac rehab program.

Qualifications: Licensed Respiratory Therapist with State of Michigan. Requires Certified or Registered Respiratory Therapist certification with the national Board of Respiratory Care.

CPFT or RPFT credentials to perform pulmonary function tests. Completion of training program required to perform Non-Invasive Arterial Vascular Exam or EEG exam.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participates in their resolution.
Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, employees, and visitors to St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea/Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places.
Maintains knowledge to perform the duties of the job. Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.
Demonstrates self-directed learning.
Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea/Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.
Provides quality patient care by considering the age specific, development and cultural needs through competent clinical practice. Demonstrates unit/area competencies.
Identifies and assists in resolution of problems related to safety, sanitation and maintenance of the environment.
Practices effective communication in all interactions (patient, visitor, co-worker, etc.)
Promotes a positive work environment by demonstrating teamwork.
PFT: Qualifications CRT for basic spirometry.
Provides the following under physician direction:

General Respiratory Therapy, including administration of aerosolized medications Assessment of the cardiopulmonary system and recommend appropriate treatment Draw and analyze arterial blood for ABG's and Co-oximetry Initiate and maintain ventilatory support using invasive and noninvasive ventilation equipment. Emergency response to medical emergencies throughout hospital including the Rapid response team.

Other Functions and Responsibilities

1) Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Experience and Certification/Licensure

1) Licensed Respiratory Therapist with State of Michigan

2) Requires Certified or Registered Respiratory Therapist certification with the national Board of Respiratory Care

This document is intended to describe the generalized duties and responsibilities, the specialized job functions, and the essential requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or non-essential requirements or reflect any accommodations made under the American's with Disability Act, the Michigan Handicapper's Act, or SJMHS's Return to Work Program

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 solutions.

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.

Keywords: SaintJoseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor , Respiratory Therapist Contingent Rotating Shifts, Other , Chelsea, Michigan

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