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Respiratory Therapist Reg

CHI Health Good Samaritan Kearney, Nebraska
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The posted compensation range of $31.92 - $46.04 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-356928 Employment Type Full Time Department Respiratory Therapy Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Weekly Schedule 6:30 pm - 7:00 am, rotating weekends Remote No Category Therapy
Overview

Established by the Sisters of the St. Francis in 1924 CHI Health Good Samaritan is a 268-bed regional referral center in Kearney Neb. At CHI Health Good Samaritan you’ll find an advanced level trauma center that also offers AirCare emergency helicopter transport and an ambulance program providing long distance and local 911 service. Among our many other services are cardiac care including open-heart surgery a level II neonatal intensive care unit a nationally accredited cancer center comprehensive neurosurgery advanced orthopedic program and inpatient and outpatient mental health services at our free-standing Richard Young Behavioral Health facility.


Responsibilities

*** $15000 New Hire Sign-on Bonus and up to $10,000 Student Loan Assistance! ***

Our Respiratory Therapists are highly trained when it comes to performing specialized respiratory care including ventilator management nebulizer treatment chest PT drawing arterial blood gases oxygen therapies external ventilation support and some pulmonary function assessments. 

If you’re passionate about respiratory care it’s time to join our established team as a Registered Respiratory Therapist!

Applying Your Knowledge and Talents:

  • Assess and evaluate of the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy based on patient’s age cognitive and physical abilities and/or developmental needs

  • Make recommendations for changes in specific modes of therapy

  • Educates patients and arranges home respiratory care services and patient therapy follow-up assessments using language and materials appropriate for age cognitive and physical abilities and/or developmental needs

  • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in department meetings in-service programs and continuing education programs

  • Maintains established department policies procedures and objectives concerning quality assurance safety environmental conditions and infection control


Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited Respiratory program

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) licensing from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) within 1 year upon hire

  • Active license in the state of Nebraska as a Registered Respiratory

Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives and become a part of our faith-based health system.

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While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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