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Spectrum Health Respiratory Therapist, Blodgett/United/Kelsey Hospitals, Full Time Days, Sign On Bonus in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Job Description

Will be required to work at minimum 1 shift per week at United/Kelsey campus

*Up to $10,000 in Sign on Bonus and Incentives being offered. Apply today to speak with a recruiter about these opportunities and a career at Spectrum Health!

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, including those in the pediatric areas.

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:

Associate's Degree Respiratory Therapy – Required

Bachelor's Degree Respiratory Therapy – Preferred

2 years of relevant experience pulmonary rehabilitation, respiratory care, sleep medicine or equivalent clinical education - Required

Registered Respiratory Therapist through NBRC – Required upon hire

Certified Hyperbaric Technologist (CHT) through NBDHMT required upon hire for those in Hyperbaric department

Basic Life Support (BLS) through AHA or ARC required within 90 days

Sedation Certification through ANCC – required within 180 days for those within Bronchoscopy and Endoscopy departments

Respiratory Therapist license through State of Michigan – Required upon hire

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – required within 90 days for those within SHMG and Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab departments

Primary Location

SITE - Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital - 1840 Wealthy St SE- Grand Rapids

Department Name

Respiratory Therapy - Blodgett

Employment Type

Full time

Shift

Weekly Scheduled Hours

36

Hours of Work

6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Days Worked

Monday to Friday

Weekend Frequency

Every other weekend

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.

Accommodation Notice: If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in Spectrum Health's application process. Contact us at 616-486-SHHR (7447).

Spectrum Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected

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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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