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Spectrum Health Respiratory Therapist in Niles, Michigan

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Job Description

Job Summary

Applies scientific knowledge / therapy to practical clinical problems of respiratory care. As a team member in delivery of respiratory services, and under medical direction, performs a wide range of procedures related to the care of patients with general and specialized respiratory-related needs of various age groups.

Essential Functions

  • Performs evaluation to determine respiratory care needs, and makes appropriate recommendations and changes in accordance with policy and protocol guidelines. Assesses effectiveness of treatment and accurately documents according to department and legal/regulatory standards. Performs point of care testing as required.

  • Performs advanced evaluation, management and therapeutic procedures (interventions) for patients requiring respiratory assistance. Assesses effectiveness of intervention and accurately documents according to department and legal/regulatory standards.

  • Completes and documents required education and competencies within designated timeframe. Maintains competency in areas of accountability.

  • Accurate and timely completion of all necessary documentation and billing.

  • Facilitates a smooth transition for the patient to appropriate referral services / the next point of service / home and provides education to patients and families as it relates to respiratory issues.

  • Instructs and trains other respiratory care staff, nursing and other medical personnel and students regarding patient needs and respiratory care services.

Qualifications

  • Required Associate's Degree Respiratory Therapy

  • Preferred Bachelor's Degree Respiratory Therapy

  • 2 years of relevant experience pulmonary rehabilitation, respiratory care, sleep medicine or equivalent clinical educationRequired

  • CRT-Respiratory Therapist Registry - NBRC National Board for Respiratory Care SHWM Upon Hire required

  • CRT-Hyperbaric Technologist, Certified (CHT) - NBDHMT National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology Hyperbaric Upon Hire required

  • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association SHWM 90 Days required Or

  • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross SHWM 90 Days required

  • CRT-Sedation - ANCC American Nurses Credentialing Center Bronchoscopy and Endoscopy 180 Days required

  • LIC-Respiratory Therapist - STATE_MI State of Michigan SHWM Upon Hire required

  • CRT-Adv Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - AHA American Heart Association SHMG, Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab 90 Days required

Primary Location

SITE - Lakeland Hospital - Niles - 31 N St Joseph Ave - Niles

Department Name

Respiratory Therapy - Niles

Employment Type

Part time

Shift

Variable (United States of America)

Weekly Scheduled Hours

8

Hours of Work

Variable

Days Worked

Variable

Weekend Frequency

Variable weekends

Spectrum Health requires all team members to receive the COVID-19 vaccinations subject to certain exclusions based on the team member’s job category. Spectrum Health is committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.

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Spectrum Health requires all team members to receive the COVID-19 vaccinations subject to certain exclusions based on the team member’s job category. Spectrum Health is committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.

Who We Are

Spectrum Health is a nationally recognized not-for-profit health system, offering a full continuum of health services through our health plan, medical group and hospital group. As an integrated health system, we are able to work together across all facilities, employees and providers to create exceptional, consumer-focused interactions.

Spectrum Health is redefining what it takes to improve the health of our communities and introducing new and innovative ways for consumers to access high-quality, low-cost care so that they can connect with us for a lifetime of health.

We strive to provide one Spectrum Health experience: a consistent, high-quality, seamless health journey for consumers; no matter where, when or how they interact with us. The result is better health outcomes for the thousands of individuals, families and communities we serve.

We are the region’s largest employer, with corporate offices located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Spectrum Health Hospital Group and Spectrum Health Medical Group are consistently recognized for the exceptional care they provide. Priority Health is among the largest health system-sponsored health plans in the U.S. and offers extensive experience serving large and small employer groups, individuals, Medicare Advantage, Healthy Michigan Plan and Medicaid populations.

Since 2010, Spectrum Health has been listed five times among the 15 Top Health Systems in the U.S. by Truven Analytics™. Click here (https://www.spectrumhealth.org/about-us/quality-safety-and-patient-experience/awards) to see a complete list of our safety, quality and patient experience awards.

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