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Respiratory Therapist

CHI Health Lakeside Omaha, Nebraska
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The posted compensation range of $22.89 - $33.20 /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 2022-274373 Employment Type PRN Department Respiratory Therapy Hours/Pay Period 0 Shift Night Weekly Schedule PRN, nights mainly Remote No Category Therapy
Overview

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities.

CHI Health Lakeside is West Omahas only full-service hospital. We believe that patient-focused care heals the body mind and spirit of every person. Our campus is designed for patients and sets the tone for a comfortable less stressful hospital stay. As one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the world we provide a full range of services including: maternity cancer and surgery care as well as diagnostics and emergency services.


Responsibilities

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
  • Certified CRT by NBRC and obtain RRT  within 1 year upon hire
  • Active license in the state of Nebraska and/or Iowa as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • BLS or BLS instructor certification through AHA required
  • ACLS certification within 3 months of hire, PALS within 6 months, and NRP within 9 months 

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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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