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Respiratory Therapist- Day/Night

Company: Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Plans and delivers the assessment, treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation, education, and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system as well as on the prevention of the development of these deficiencies.0.8 FTE Days (weekday) and Nights (weekend) Position at St. Paul Campus - 200 University Ave. E. 8 hour shifts during the week, 12 hour shifts every fourth weekend.Specific duties are determined by the work setting or patient population served; however, in all positions, serving patients with challenging and complex conditions requires a concentration of specialized staff able to work in highly coordinated teams. We organize care around each patient's condition which requires staff at multiple levels and across many departments to exhibit exceptional teamwork qualities including communicating efficiently and effectively and adopting the behaviors required for high functioning integrated teams, consistent with our Gillette CARES expectations.Major ChallengesSupports a patient's respiratory system in a time of crisis.Provision of education to patients and their caregivers on respiratory anatomy and physiology, disease management needs, ventilator management, CPR, therapy, trach changes suctioning and solving problems in emergency situations.QualificationsRequired:Graduate of Respiratory Care education program and certified through NBRC as CRT.Registered through NBRC as RRT. Beginning 2019, new Graduates must be registered through NBRC within 6 months of hire date.Must be licensed with the State of MNAbility to communicate well, both verbally and written, is imperativeAbility to analyze problems and formulate solutions quicklyMust be accurate, thorough in all therapy modalities and operation of equipmentCurrent American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification If candidate holds valid CPR through another acceptable organization (as determined by Gillette), candidate may be able to begin employment, but must complete Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association within one month of date of hire..Current American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification or must be obtained within 12 months of hire.Preferred:Experienced preferred but willing to train candidate with good decision making and critical thinking skillsGillette requires all staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and influenza unless there is a Gillette-approved medical or religious exemption. New hires will be required to have at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine prior to starting employment and submit proof of 1st dose of COVID-19 vaccine and influenza vaccine prior to 1st day.Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse team, as we know that the diverse experiences of our employees make Gillette a stronger and better organization. We are committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment where all patients, families and staff are welcomed and valued. We believe diverse perspectives and identities foster excellence, improve patient care and are essential for Gillette to fulfill its mission. Our team members collaborate to help patients of all backgrounds and abilities reach their full potential.Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of an individual's race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation or gender identity, military status or any other class protected by federal, state or local laws.We partner with individuals and families to provide specialized, coordinated care for individuals who have complex, rare or traumatic conditions starting in childhood. To learn more about working at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, please visit https://www.gillettechildrens.org/careers.Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) E-Verify program which is an internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, Gillette will give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS or the Social Security Administration (SSA) to resolve the issue before Gillette takes any further action. Please visit https://www.e-verify.gov/ for further details regarding e-verify.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, St. Paul , Respiratory Therapist- Day/Night, Healthcare , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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