Respiratory Therapist Adv Prac
The posted compensation range of $25.18 - $36.52 /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.
CHI Health Nebraska Heart delivers leading-edge services to Nebraska and northern Kansas. Our network of offices and affiliated hospital-based clinics enables patients to receive timely care close to home. In addition Nebraska Heart located in southeast Lincoln has dramatically reshaped the way in which patients receive care. Nebraska Heart continues to have the largest staff of experienced cardiology and vascular professionals in the area. Alongside the physicians is a dedicated team of advanced practice clinicians nurses technologists and staff; all committed to providing quality care and education to meet each patient’s needs during diagnosis treatment and recovery.
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. RT Advanced Practitioner is a competency based designation specific to CHI Health for those ready to take the next step in their RT expertise.
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
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
Within 6 months of hire must complete special competency program
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