Respiratory Care Practitioner
Company: SSM Health
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 16, 2022
At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with
compassionate employees like you.
At St. Mary's Hospital-St. Louis, we have a Full Time Respiratory
Care Practitioner opening on our Respiratory Therapy Unit. This
position is scheduled for 40 hours per week as a Night .
Our Respiratory Care Practitioner come from a diverse set of
backgrounds, making SSM Health a great place both to share your own
knowledge and, more broadly, to learn from your peers.
In return, you can expect a work environment where:
Employees feel valued, respected and free to express
Each employee finds meaning in work, leveraging skills and talents
toward a greater purpose;
Teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, while management is
If you listen and respond with great care---
Then we'd love to learn more! Please fill out your application
Join a network of employees just as kind and powerful as you.
Full Time Nights RRT -$7500
Full Time Days RRT-$6000
2-year service commitment
Provides evaluation of and care for respiratory therapy patients.
Administers prescribed respiratory therapeutic services.
Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment
and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.
Responsible for providing respiratory care services in accordance
with specific physician's orders, department policies and
procedures and guidelines.
Implements and monitors patient care plan and equipment. Monitors,
records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced
respiratory care modalities.
Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and
treatment based on patient outcome.
Educates the patient and family about the health condition and
provides information about community support groups and other
Assists with care, calibration and maintenance of all equipment.
Participates in maintaining departmental inventory levels for
supplies and equipment. Processes equipment per established
Responds to Medical Emergencies and Rapid Responses.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Associate's degree or equivalent years of experience and
No experience required.
Constant use of speech to share information through oral
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25
Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20
inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and
Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish
body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing
Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting,
gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Rare crawling and running.
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