Respiratory Therapist-Reg

    Samaritan Health System
    930 Sw Abbey St, Newport, OR 97365
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $10.25 - $13.89

    Job Description

    JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE Provides effective respiratory care through approved client assessment, diagnostics, therapeutics and education. Provision of services is initiated by physician order and approved protocols. DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION Samaritan Health Services Respiratory Therapy team delivers treatment and diagnostic patient care services to critical and non-critical patients. We serve all age groups and patient populations using evidence-based techniques related to the cardiopulmonary system. EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS Current registration by National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC-RRT) required. Current state of Oregon Respiratory Care License required. Healthcare Provider BLS required. Two (2) years clinical experience in Respiratory Care preferred. PCH Respiratory Therapy: ACLS, NRP and PALS required within one (1) year of hire. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Patient Care - Possess the skills and knowledge needed to assist and care for others. Ability to recognize symptoms, drug properties and interactions, treatments, and preventive health-care measures within scope of practice. Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas. Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure. Conflict resolution - Ability to proactively resolve conflicts in a positive and constructive manner. Possess the knowledge and skills to handle complaints, settle disputes, and negotiate with others to reach mutually beneficial decisions. Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages. Medical Terminology - Knowledge of medical records, procedures and terminology. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Rarely (1 - 10% of the time) Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time) Frequently (34 - 66% of the time) Continually (67 # 100% of the time) WALK # INCLINE LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 20 - 40 Lbs LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 40 - 60 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#-54#) 20 - 40 Lbs LIFT (Overhead: 54# and above) 0 - 20 Lbs CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds SQUAT Static (hold #30 sec) SQUAT Repetitive KNEEL (on knees) PUSH (0-20 pounds force) PUSH (20-40 pounds force) PULL (20-40 pounds force) PULL (40 - 60 pounds force) PULL (60 or more pounds force) # LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#-54#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54#) 0 - 20 Lbs CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds ROTATE TRUNK Sitting REACH - Upward PULL (0-20 pounds force) SIT STAND WALK - LEVEL SURFACE CLIMB - STAIRS CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds BEND FORWARD at waist ROTATE TRUNK Standing REACH - Forward MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists PINCH Fingers GRASP Hand/Fist FINGER DEXTERITY PUSH (60 or more pounds force) # None specified",

    Posting ID: 555274288Posted: 2020-06-24