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Respiratory Therapist CRT

Company: Olathe Health
Location: Olathe
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

$5,000.00 sign-on bonus Job Summary: The Certified Respiratory Therapist performs respiratory care interventions in accordance with the standards established by the American Association of Respiratory Care Clinical Practice Guidelines and OMC Respiratory Care Policy. Under the supervision of the Director/Supervisor and upon a physician's order, the Certified Respiratory Therapist assesses the cardiopulmonary status of patients of all ages (neonate through geriatric) and provides various types of respiratory diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, based on individual patient needs. An integral function of this position is providing patient education to enhance wellness. Minimum Requirements:

  • Vocational / Technical Completion of an accredited Respiratory Therapy Education Program in which graduates are accepted by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as eligible for the CRT credential Minimum
  • 2 Year / Associate Degree Respiratory Therapy in an accredited college or university Preferred
  • Graduate from an accredited Respiratory Therapy Program who has obtained the CRT credential Preferred.
  • 1 - 3 Years Working as a CRT in a hospital setting Preferred
  • Respiratory Therapy Licensure by the state of Kansas Minimum Upon Hire
  • Healthcare Provider CPR - (American Heart Association or American Red Cross ONLY) Minimum Upon Hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Preferred
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) by National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) Minimum Upon Hire
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification or renewal of expired NRP provider Minimum 120 Days Key Responsibilities:
    • Able to assess complicated patient care scenarios including subjective assessment and objective evaluation of a variety of data made available from monitors and test results (Minimum proficiency)
    • Ability to execute responsibilities of Respiratory Care Charge Therapist when assigned by Shift Supervisor. Includes assessing shift workload staffing needs and making adjustments in real time, as appropriate. (Minimum proficiency)
    • Ability to provide expert respiratory assistance in critical/emergent situations involving life support decisions and actions.
    • Able to assess complicated patient care scenarios including subjective assessment and objective evaluation of a variety of data made available from monitors and test results (Minimum proficiency)
    • Ability to execute responsibilities of Respiratory Care Charge Therapist when assigned by Shift Supervisor. Includes assessing shift workload staffing needs and making adjustments in real time, as appropriate. (Minimum proficiency)
    • Ability to provide expert respiratory assistance in critical/emergent situations involving life support decisions and actions. Benefit -Highlights:
      • Medical/Vision/Dental
      • 403b Retirement Plan with 3% company match
      • 5 days of Paid Parental/Adoption Leave
      • $5k in Adoption Assistance per child
      • Paid Sick Leave
      • Accrued PTO
      • Life Insurance
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Voluntary Benefits, including: Life, Accidental Death or Dismemberment, Critical Illness, Long-term Disability, Short-term Disability, Hospital Indemnity, Pet, Identity Theft and Legal Insurance
      • Collaborative professional work environment
      • Reduced cafeteria rates (OMC location only)
      • Tuition Reimbursement so you can achieve your educational goals (up to $5,250/year) Disclosure: Benefits eligibility may vary based on position. Why Top Talent Join Olathe Health? Our mission is to help people through healing, health and happiness. Top performers want to be a part of something special---something with a purpose. - We want the best and brightest health care professionals who are focused on providing compassionate, personalized care. - And we are committed to continue to give our associates growth and developmental opportunities while providing a safe, inclusive and welcoming work environment to do their best work. We all strive to help each other as a team to deliver the best patient care possible. At Olathe Health, we believe that if we take care of our people, they will take care of everything else. From our modest beginnings with a 30-bed hospital in 1953 to a dynamic, regional health system with more than 2,400 associates today, Olathe Health continues to grow to meet the needs of our patients and the community. The system consists of Olathe Medical Center, Inc. (OMCI), Miami County Medical Center, Inc. (MCMC), and Olathe Health Physicians, Inc. (OHPI), a large physician corporation with 38 locations. The system offers a wide range of services and specialties for individuals in all stages of life, from primary care, pediatrics and maternity care to specialties, including oncology, surgery, orthopedics, spine, cardiology, home health and hospice. - Several of our most recent honors as a system include:
        • Fortune/IBM Watson Health named OMC one of the 2021 Top 100 Hospitals.
        • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded OMC and MCMC - - - - - - - four-star ratings in 2021.
        • One of Ingram Magazine's "2020 Best Companies to Work for" (large employer category) and one of the "Best Hospitals in Kansas for Nurses" (according to nurse.org). Great things are happening at Olathe Health and we would love for YOU to join our team today! EEO Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet #CB EEO Employer M/F/D/Vet

Keywords: Olathe Health, Olathe , Respiratory Therapist CRT, Healthcare , Olathe, Kansas

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