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Respiratory Therapist RRT Weekend Option Nights

Company: SSM Health
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a callingMO-SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital 1201 GrandWorker Type:RegularJob Highlights:$20,000 SIGN ON BONUS! - - Fri, Sat, Sun 7:00 pm - 7:30 am Weekend option includes stacking differentials : Weekend option: $7.50/hr, Weekend, $2.00/hr , Nights, $3/hr At St. Louis University Hospital, our academic setting allows for multiple cutting edge research studies. Our supportive leadership fosters a team mentality and a close direct working relationship with our physicians. - The Respiratory Therapy Department at St. Louis University Hospital takes pride in the excellent team we have and the care we provide at our Level 1 Trauma Center. - -SLU Hospital offers exceptional pay, benefits, tuition reimbursement, pet insurance, matching retirement funds, and more! - - -*Qualified external candidates onlyJob Summary:The respiratory therapist is a healthcare professional employed to perform all respiratory care diagnostic and therapeutic procedures provided by the Department of Respiratory Care. They should be energetic and motivated to support the success of a growing service. The respiratory therapist should refer to supervisory personnel in any doubtful situation.Job Responsibilities and Requirements:Performs all respiratory related therapeutic and diagnostic maneuvers are carried out in accordance with established policies and procedures of the department. This shall include: -A. Implements and assess the function of oxygen and therapeutic gas.B. Ensure proper set-up and implementation of therapeutic and diagnostic procedure.C. Provide aerosolized medication.D. Provide CPT and IPV.E. Setup and monitor ventilators in accordance with the department and hospital policies.F. Communicates with peers and staff to develop and improve inter- and intradepartmental services. Meet with appropriate personnel to address and resolve problem issues.G. Performs CPRH. Perform diagnostic procedures including but not limited to:1. ABG analysis2. Pulse Oximetry3. Nitric Oxide pulmonary hypertension studiesSafety/Infection Control: Practices according to safety and infection control policies.DISCLAIMER: - Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.Job SpecificationsMINIMUM EDUCATION: Graduate of an AMA approved school Respiratory Therapy preferred.MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Leadership skills are desirable and should be demonstrated.REQUIRED REGISTRY OR LICENSE: Registered with the N.B.R.C Licensed in the state of Missouri within 6 months of hire required.WORKING CONDITIONS: May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases. Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases. Exposed to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids, and wastes. Subjected to electrical and radiant energy hazards. Exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements. Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances. May be exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness). Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. May be required to handle emergency or crisis situations. Subjected to irregular hours.Exposed to chemicals such as isopropyl alcohol, Aerosol and cleaning solutions which are used in decontaminating equipment.EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE: Must be familiar with equipment used for therapy and diagnostic procedures.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Heavy Physical effort (lift, carry up to 50 lbs.)
  • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking.
  • Lifts, positions, pushes, and/or transfers patients.
  • Pushes/pulls or moves/lifts heavy equipment/supplies.
  • Manual dexterity, mobility, and fine motor skills.
  • Intermittent exertion when performing therapies.
  • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouchingThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified. An individual working in their job classification must also perform specific tasks upon request by supervisor personnel. Furthermore, the duties and responsibilities for this job classification are subject to change at the discretion of the medical center.Licenses / Certifications:FUTURE - Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) within 6 months - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), Respiratory Care Practitioner - Missouri Division of Professional RegistrationWork Shift:Weekend Shift (United States of America)Job Type:EmployeeDepartment:4302000037 Respiratory TherapyScheduled Weekly Hours:40SSM Health is an equal opportunity employer. SSM Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: SSM Health, St. Louis , Respiratory Therapist RRT Weekend Option Nights, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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