Intermountain Healthcare PFT Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - Primary Children’s Hospital (Eccles Outpatient Clinic) in Salt Lake City, Utah
The Respiratory Therapist RRT provides advanced-level respiratory care to patients designed to diagnose, evaluate, treat, manage, and control deficiencies or abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system within the prescription of the ordering physician. This position acts as a resource to the CRT staff. The RRT may be responsible for special clinical projects or assignments as designated by leadership according to the needs of the department.
The Pulmonary (PFT) Respiratory Therapist (RT) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for diagnostic testing and delivery of patient care. The PFT RT provides care to the patient via technology, therapeutic intervention, education and coordination of care with other healthcare team professionals.
This is a full-time, 36 hours per week position that will work four 9 hour shifts once trained.
This position is located at Primary Children’s Outpatient Services located on the Primary Children’s Hospital campus.
Graduate of a NBRC approved Respiratory Therapist program. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.
Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (RRT).
Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers.
Specific certifications as required (i.e. PALS, ACLS, NRP).
Preferred Qualifications: See Current posting and
Certified Pulmonary Function Technician (CPFT)
Registered Pulmonary Function Technician (RPFT)
Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.
Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.
Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.
Primary Childrens Hospital
Salt Lake City
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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