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Travel Registered Respiratory Therapist - $1,371-1,580 per week

Company: AMN Healthcare Allied
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

AMN Healthcare Allied is seeking a travel Registered Respiratory Therapist for a travel job in SAINT PAUL, Minnesota.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, days
  • Employment Type: TravelJob Description & Requirements

    Registered Respiratory Therapist - (RRT)

    StartDate: 4/1/2024
    Available Shifts: 12 D
    Pay Rate: $1371.00 - $1580.00

    Job Summary:

    The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing diagnostic and therapeutic services as prescribed by a physician. Follows defined treatment protocol according to department policies. Collects, assesses, Interprets and intervenes as appropriate in the care of neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients. Ensures patient welfare and safety standards during treatments.


    Job Expectations:

    Assesses patient needs and identifies expected outcomes.
    Assesses patient condition (BP, temperature, heart rate, respiratory rate, rhythm interpretation, lung sounds).
    Analyze data to identify needs and potential risks.
    Involves the patient, family and other health care team members in gathering data.
    Identifies outcomes that are age appropriate, culturally appropriate, realistic and attainable.
    Validates outcomes with patient, family, and other health team members.
    Documents data and identified outcomes.

    Implements Respiratory interventions based on plan of care.
    Assists in determining appropriate care plan.
    Provides care according to the plan, and in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures and relevant practice guidelines in conjunction with other care team members.
    Collaborates, consults, or make referrals if unable to perform safely and independently.
    Assures all actions are based on scientific, ethical, or ecological principles; proven effectiveness; past experience; practice standards; patient/family requests and values; or legal parameters.
    Documents interventions according to practice guidelines.
    Responds appropriately to emergent situations.


    Skills:
    Evaluates care and the patient's response to interventions and expected outcomes.
    Systematically and continuously evaluates patient progress; reports abnormalities to responsible RN.
    Reports all variances in procedure to the Supervisor, Manager.
    Reports to the Charge Nurse with variances in each nursing unit.
    Modifies the interventions based on patient response and changing patient condition.
    Involves the patient, family, and other health team members in evaluating care.
    Uses ongoing assessment data to revise patient needs, priority problems, outcomes and the plan of care.

    Delivers care as delegated by physician/authorized practitioner to assigned patient population, or individual patient.
    Provides diagnostic and therapeutic services as prescribed by a physician.
    Adult - draw from arterial lines and zero from them.
    Performs EKG's. Reports abnormalities to responsible RN or physician.
    Assists with mechanical ventilation nasl, cpaq and other modes of oxygenation.
    Documents care in medical record.

    Uses communication strategies to achieve desirable outcomes.
    Contacts physician for additional information when orders are incomplete.
    Communicates verbal and written information in a clear, concise, accurate and timely manner.
    Uses communication strategies appropriate to patient/family needs for information and support.
    Communicates effectively with all members of the health care team.

    Operates and maintains all Respiratory Care equipment
    Performs routine maintenance, repair and cleaning of equipment
    Prepares equipment
    Maintains appropriate respiratory care equipment stock levels to appropriate ordering mechanisms
    Practices and maintains all pertinent NFPA and JCAHO standards for proper safe handling of respiratory care equipment
    Makes round on all patients receiving respiratory care to ensure proper equipment operation in patient safety and acceptance



    Organization Expectations, as applicable:

    --- Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served
    o Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.
    o Communicates in a respective manner.
    o Ensures a safe, secure environment.
    o Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.
    o Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.
    o Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.
    --- Fulfills all organizational requirements
    o Completes all required learning relevant to the role
    o Complies with and maintains knowledge of all relevant laws, regulation, policies, procedures and standards.
    --- Fosters a culture of improvement, efficiency and innovative thinking.
    --- Performs other duties as assigned



    Education:
    Minimum Qualifications to Fulfill Job Responsibilities:

    Required

    Education
    --- Associate's Degree in Respiratory Care/Therapy or related field
    Experience
    --- NA
    --- License/Certification/Registration
    --- Respiratory Therapist License issued by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
    --- Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Exceptions include:
    o RTs hired prior to 7/1/2019 are required to be Certified Respiratory Therapists (CRT), RRT is preferred
    o New graduates must complete RRT within one year of hire
    --- -- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

    Preferred

    Education
    --- Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Care/Therapy or related field
    Experience
    --- NA
    License/Certification/Registration
    --- NA


    Additional Requirements (must be obtained or completed within a period of time):

    Employees working at Lakes, Northland, Ridges and UMMCH (Masonic) must obtain and maintain the below:
    --- Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 6 months of hire
    --- Pediatric Life Support (PALS) within 6 months of hire
    --- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire

    Employees working at Southdale, Woodwinds and St. John's in an authorized hour position must obtain and maintain the below:
    --- Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 6 months of hire
    --- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire

    Employees working at Bethesda and St. Joseph's in an authorized hour position must obtain and maintain the below:
    --- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire

    Required QualificationsJob Summary: The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing diagnostic and therapeutic services as prescribed by a physician. Follows defined treatment protocol according to department policies. Collects, assesses, Interprets and intervenes as appropriate in the care of neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients. Ensures patient welfare and safety standards during treatments.Job Expectations: Assesses patient needs and identifies expected outcomes.Assesses patient condition (BP, temperature, heart rate, respiratory rate, rhythm interpretation, lung sounds).Analyze data to identify needs and potential risks.Involves the patient, family and other health care team members in gathering data.Identifies outcomes that are age appropriate, culturally appropriate, realistic and attainable.Validates outcomes with patient, family, and other health team members.Documents data and identified outcomes.Implements Respiratory interventions based on plan of care.Assists in determining appropriate care plan.Provides care according to the plan, and in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures and relevant practice guidelines in conjunction with other care team members.Collaborates, consults, or make referrals if unable to perform safely and independently.Assures all actions are based on scientific, ethical, or ecological principles; proven effectiveness; past experience; practice standards; patient/family requests and values; or legal parameters.Documents interventions according to practice guidelines.Responds appropriately to emergent situations. Skills: Evaluates care and the patient's response to interventions and expected outcomes.Systematically and continuously evaluates patient progress; reports abnormalities to responsible RN.Reports all variances in procedure to the Supervisor, Manager.Reports to the Charge Nurse with variances in each nursing unit.Modifies the interventions based on patient response and changing patient condition.Involves the patient, family, and other health team members in evaluating care.Uses ongoing assessment data to revise patient needs, priority problems, outcomes and the plan of care.Delivers care as delegated by physician/authorized practitioner to assigned patient population, or individual patient.Provides diagnostic and therapeutic services as prescribed by a physician.Adult - draw from arterial lines and zero from them.Performs EKG's. Reports abnormalities to responsible RN or physician.Assists with mechanical ventilation nasl, cpaq and other modes of oxygenation.Documents care in medical record.Uses communication strategies to achieve desirable outcomes.Contacts physician for additional information when orders are incomplete.Communicates verbal and written information in a clear, concise, accurate and timely manner.Uses communication strategies appropriate to patient/family needs for information and support.Communicates effectively with all members of the health care team.Operates and maintains all Respiratory Care equipmentPerforms routine maintenance, repair and cleaning of equipmentPrepares equipment Maintains appropriate respiratory care equipment stock levels to appropriate ordering mechanismsPractices and maintains all pertinent NFPA and JCAHO standards for proper safe handling of respiratory care equipmentMakes round on all patients receiving respiratory care to ensure proper equipment operation in patient safety and acceptanceOrganization Expectations, as applicable: --- Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served o Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.o Communicates in a respective manner.o Ensures a safe, secure environment.o Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.o Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.o Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.--- Fulfills all organizational requirementso Completes all required learning relevant to the roleo Complies with and maintains knowledge of all relevant laws, regulation, policies, procedures and standards.--- Fosters a culture of improvement, efficiency and innovative thinking.--- Performs other duties as assigned Education: Minimum Qualifications to Fulfill Job Responsibilities:RequiredEducation--- Associate's Degree in Respiratory Care/Therapy or related field Experience--- NA--- License/Certification/Registration--- Respiratory Therapist License issued by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice--- Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Exceptions include:o RTs hired prior to 7/1/2019 are required to be Certified Respiratory Therapists (CRT), RRT is preferredo New graduates must complete RRT within one year of hire--- -- Basic Life Support (BLS) certificationPreferredEducation--- Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Care/Therapy or related fieldExperience--- NALicense/Certification/Registration--- NAAdditional Requirements (must be obtained or completed within a period of time):Employees working at Lakes, Northland, Ridges and UMMCH (Masonic) must obtain and maintain the below: --- Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 6 months of hire --- Pediatric Life Support (PALS) within 6 months of hire--- Advanced CarAMN Healthcare Allied Job ID #3034115. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: Registered Respiratory Therapist - (RRT)About AMN Healthcare AlliedAMN Healthcare is a leading force in the healthcare industry, committed to being the most trusted, innovative, and influential partner for healthcare organizations. With a focus on providing quality patient care, AMN Healthcare offers holistic solutions that reduce costs, streamline processes, and improve efficiencies. The company boasts over 30 years of experience and takes pride in staffing leading healthcare facilities with the nation's best travelers. As an industry leader, AMN Healthcare offers a diverse team dedicated to supporting healthcare workers and facilities, ensuring a personalized and supportive experience for both clients and candidates.
    Visit https://www.vivian.com/agencies/amn-healthcare-allied/ for more information. Benefits
    • Company provided housing options
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Continuing Education

Keywords: AMN Healthcare Allied, St. Paul , Travel Registered Respiratory Therapist - $1,371-1,580 per week, Healthcare , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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