Ascension Health Registered Respiratory Therapist in Wichita, Kansas

Job ID: 258591

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Wichita, Kansas

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Therapist-Respiratory-Reg

City, State: Salina, KS

Location: Salina Home Medical

Department: DME Home Care 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Day, 40 hours, Weekly

About Us

Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Provides evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.

  • Implements and monitors patient care plan and equipment. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.

  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome.

  • Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.

  • Responds to emergency resuscitation team code.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credentials: BLS Provider credentialed from American Heart Association (AHA). Respiratory Therapist License credentialed from the Kansas Board of Arts. Registered Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained within 6 months of hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • Graduate of an approved Respiratory Care Program required by date of hire.

Work Experience:

  • Didactic and clinical experience in all populations required.

How To Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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