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Respiratory Therapist REG

Respiratory Therapy PRN Evenings/Night CHI Health Creighton University-2015-R0025990

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.

Job Summary/Essential Duties:

  • Provides direct patient care considering the patient’s needs, which promotes a positive quality work environment in the provision of quality patient care.
  • Provides for the assessment and evaluation of the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy based on patient’s age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs. Is responsible for the communication to the physician of pertinent patient evaluation data. Makes recommendations for changes in specific modes of therapy.
  • Participates in quality assurance. Provides educational support for staff and clients. Coordinates continuing education programs for staff. Effectively communicates to coordinator/patients/other staff pertinent patient information. Serves as a resource person for other staff members.
  • 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 charge person responsibilities in the coordinator’s absence. Assigns work load, based on staff’s level of competency. Completes patient data information. Reports to coordinator necessary information.
  • Participates in departmental problem solving.
  • Communicates a professional attitude with patients, visitors and other hospital personnel while assuring confidentiality of patient and other hospital information using language and materials based on consideration of the patient’s age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in department meetings, inservice programs and continuing education programs. Fulfills yearly education requirements as stated by policy.

Hours: Evenings/night

Qualifications:

Experience Preferred: Respiratory Therapy experience.

Education/Licensure Required:

  • Graduate of a two to four year, college based, AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy..
  • Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a RRT.
  • Licensed by the State of Nebraska with a Respiratory Care Practitioner License or Iowa Department of Health with a Respiratory Care Practitioner license.

Preferred:

Associates or Bachelor degree preferred.

Additional Requirements:

BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

ACLS or ACLS instructor certification is required 3 month. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Safety and Health Institute: ACLS, American College of Surgeons: ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) and American College of Emergency Physician: ACLS

PALS (Pediatric Cardiac Life Support) or PALS instructor certification required within 6 months. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Pediatric Advanced Life Support, American Safety and Health Institute: PALS, Emergency Nurses Association: Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), American Academy of Pediatrics: Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP), and American Academy of Pediatrics/American College of Emergency Physicians: APLS.

Current NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) completed within 6 months of hire.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Must possess strong knowledge and skill in Respiratory Therapy procedures and diagnostic testing; strong knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards; good communication skills; must demonstrate personal traits of a high-level commitment, motivation and energy, team orientation; professionalism; trust; personal honesty and integrity; and place a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.

Consistently adheres to and demonstrates our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Respiratory Therapist REG

Respiratory Therapy PRN Evenings/Night CHI Health Creighton University-2015-R0025876

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.

Job Summary/Essential Duties:

  • Provides direct patient care considering the patient’s needs, which promotes a positive quality work environment in the provision of quality patient care.
  • Provides for the assessment and evaluation of the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy based on patient’s age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs. Is responsible for the communication to the physician of pertinent patient evaluation data. Makes recommendations for changes in specific modes of therapy.
  • Participates in quality assurance. Provides educational support for staff and clients. Coordinates continuing education programs for staff. Effectively communicates to coordinator/patients/other staff pertinent patient information. Serves as a resource person for other staff members.
  • 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 charge person responsibilities in the coordinator’s absence. Assigns work load, based on staff’s level of competency. Completes patient data information. Reports to coordinator necessary information.
  • Participates in departmental problem solving.
  • Communicates a professional attitude with patients, visitors and other hospital personnel while assuring confidentiality of patient and other hospital information using language and materials based on consideration of the patient’s age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in department meetings, inservice programs and continuing education programs. Fulfills yearly education requirements as stated by policy.

Hours: Evenings/night

Qualifications:

Experience Preferred: Respiratory Therapy experience.

Education/Licensure Required:

  • Graduate of a two to four year, college based, AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy..
  • Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a RRT.
  • Licensed by the State of Nebraska with a Respiratory Care Practitioner License or Iowa Department of Health with a Respiratory Care Practitioner license.

Preferred: Associates or Bachelor degree preferred.

Additional Requirements:

BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

ACLS or ACLS instructor certification is required 3 month. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Safety and Health Institute: ACLS, American College of Surgeons: ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) and American College of Emergency Physician: ACLS

PALS (Pediatric Cardiac Life Support) or PALS instructor certification required within 6 months. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Pediatric Advanced Life Support, American Safety and Health Institute: PALS, Emergency Nurses Association: Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), American Academy of Pediatrics: Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP), and American Academy of Pediatrics/American College of Emergency Physicians: APLS.

Current NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) completed within 6 months of hire.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Must possess strong knowledge and skill in Respiratory Therapy procedures and diagnostic testing; strong knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards; good communication skills; must demonstrate personal traits of a high-level commitment, motivation and energy, team orientation; professionalism; trust; personal honesty and integrity; and place a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.

Consistently adheres to and demonstrates our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Therapy PT (0.5) Evenings/Night CHI Health Bergan Mercy-2015-R0025456

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.

Job Summary/Essential Duties:

  • Provides routine and intensive care procedures including Med-Surg, CCU, EDS, and/or Code 3 support considering the patient’s age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs.
  • Provides for the assessment and evaluation of the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy based on patient’s age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs. Is responsible for the communication to the physician of pertinent patient evaluation data. Makes recommendations for changes in specific modes of therapy.
  • Participates in Quality Assurance.
  • 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.
  • Communicates a professional attitude with physicians, patients, visitors and other hospital personnel while assuring confidentiality of patient and other hospital information using language and materials based on consideration of the patient’s age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs.
  • Works cooperatively with other team members. Participates in departmental problem solving.
  • Maintains established department policies, procedures and objectives, concerning quality assurance, safety, environmental conditions and infection control. Performs daily cleaning and stocking.
  • Performs Diagnostic procedures within scope of practice.

Hours: Evenings/Nights

Qualifications:

Experience Required: None

Education/Licensure Required: Graduate of a two to four year, registry eligible, college based, AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy granting an Associates or Bachelor degree.

Certified by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a CRT.

Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a RRT within one year of hire date.

Licensed by the State of Nebraska with a Respiratory Care Practitioner License or Iowa Department of Health with a Respiratory Care Practitioner license.

Additional Requirements:

BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

ACLS or ACLS instructor certification is required 3 month. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Safety and Health Institute: ACLS, American College of Surgeons: ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) and American College of Emergency Physician: ACLS

PALS (Pediatric Cardiac Life Support) or PALS instructor certification required within 6 months. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Pediatric Advanced Life Support, American Safety and Health Institute: PALS, Emergency Nurses Association: Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), American Academy of Pediatrics: Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP), and American Academy of Pediatrics/American College of Emergency Physicians: APLS.

Current NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) completed within 6 months of hire.

Registry credentialing must be completed within one year of date of hire. Acceptable credentialing includes the following: National Board of Respiratory Care.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Must have excellent skill in performing direct respiratory care in all areas; good oral communication skills; must demonstrate personal traits of a high level of motivation; team orientation; professionalism; trust; and place a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.

Consistently adheres to and demonstrates our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Therapy PRN Evenings/Night CHI Health Bergan Mercy-2015-R0025457

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.

Job Summary/Essential Duties:

  • Provides routine and intensive care procedures including Med-Surg, CCU, EDS, and/or Code 3 support considering the patient’s age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs.
  • Provides for the assessment and evaluation of the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy based on patient’s age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs. Is responsible for the communication to the physician of pertinent patient evaluation data. Makes recommendations for changes in specific modes of therapy.
  • Participates in Quality Assurance.
  • 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.
  • Communicates a professional attitude with physicians, patients, visitors and other hospital personnel while assuring confidentiality of patient and other hospital information using language and materials based on consideration of the patient’s age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs.
  • Works cooperatively with other team members. Participates in departmental problem solving.
  • Maintains established department policies, procedures and objectives, concerning quality assurance, safety, environmental conditions and infection control. Performs daily cleaning and stocking.
  • Performs Diagnostic procedures within scope of practice.

Hours: Evening/night

Qualifications:

Experience Required: None

Education/Licensure Required:

Graduate of a two to four year, college based, AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy granting an Associates or Bachelor degree, or a certificate from Alegent School of Respiratory Therapy.

Certified by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a CRT.

Licensed by the State of Nebraska with a Respiratory Care Practitioner License or Iowa Department of Health with a Respiratory Care Practitioner license.

Additional Requirements:

BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

ACLS or ACLS instructor certification is required within 3 months. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Safety and Health Institute: ACLS, AmericanCollege of Surgeons: ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) and American College of Emergency Physician: ACLS

PALS (Pediatric Cardiac Life Support) or PALS instructor certification required within 6 months. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Pediatric Advanced Life Support, American Safety and Health Institute: PALS, Emergency Nurses Association: Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), American Academy of Pediatrics: Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP), and American Academy of Pediatrics/American College of Emergency Physicians: APLS.

Current NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) completed within 6 months of hire.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Must have excellent skill in performing direct respiratory care in all areas; good oral communication skills; must demonstrate personal traits of a high level of motivation; team orientation; professionalism; trust; and place a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.

Consistently adheres to and demonstrates our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.