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MERCY HEALTH CORPORATION Respiratory Therapist Walworth wks in LAKE GENEVA, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Experience a rewarding and fulfilling career with Mercyhealth. Mercyhealth is committed to offering our partners a best place to work. Our unique workplace Culture of Excellence is built upon: Employee engagement, empowerment and growth Teamwork toward our common goal providing exceptional health care services with a passion for making lives better An atmosphere of caring and quality that cascades throughout the organization Department/Skill highlights Mercy Walworth and Mercy Harvard rotation between the two departments is required for position; Wisconsin and Illinois Respiratory license There may be occasional coverage needed for Woodstock PFT clinic as well Shifts worked are Monday through Friday with call to cover evenings and weekends; holiday call rotation as well Regular RT duties required as well as performing PFTs; will train for PFTs but experience preferred Essential duties and Responsibilities Will Initiate, monitor, evaluate, and wean invasive and non-invasive ventilation. Makes parameter recommendations based on clinical assessment, technical assessment, patient compliance, patient response, laboratory values, and patient status. Initiates and provides on-going evaluation of treatment regime including medication delivery and oxygen administration through therapist driven protocols by performing patient assessments to determine the needs related to treatment therapies, frequencies, and duration of treatment regime ordered by physician. Assesses patients clinically before and after the administration or application of any medication, procedure, or device; recommends appropriate therapy including initial therapy, changes in therapy, and discontinuation. Monitors, assesses, educates, and documents the patient and/or family on therapies, medications, goals of therapies, and equipment during treatment. Demonstrates competence in the set-up, calibration, and troubleshooting of mechanical ventilators, noninvasive ventilation devices, therapeutic bronchoscopies and pulmonary function screens. Cleans using high level disinfection, assembles, and maintains equipment and the stocking of departmental supplies. Responds to emergent care situations in the hospital and assists with resuscitation by providing chest compressions, airway management, airway stabilization, and ventilatory support in accordance with the American Heart association guidelines and as directed by the Code Team Leader. Transports adult patients on mechanical ventilators, non-invasive ventilation devices, and critically ill to intrahospital procedures and testing. Provides developmentally appropriate care to support the various patient populations during their hospitalization. Demonstrates competence in the care of pediatric and adult patients (when/if assigned to these patients) relative... For full info follow application link. EOE&AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Mercy is an equal employment opportunity employer functioning under Affirmative Action Plans. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: