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Sanford Health Registered Respiratory Therapist - Sanford USD Medical Center - FT in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Looking for a breath of fresh air? Join hundreds of other Respiratory Therapists in choosing Sanford Health to impact their communities. As one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States, Sanford has many opportunities for specialization and advancement. Join a work culture that supports you and treats patients, their guests, and co-workers like family.

Facility: Central Patient Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1305 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 38.00
Starting Rate: $25.00
Pay Info: Sign On Bonus $10,000/2 year commitment or $15,000/3 year commitment

Department Details

SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE!

Highly encouraged to have your RRT at your start date.

This position is full time 76 hours a pay period working three 12 hour shifts each week and one 4 hour shift each pay period. Varying shifts that consist of days, evenings, nights and every other weekend.

Our department is fast paced, different everyday. We have the only free standing Children's hospital in the state. Once you have seniority there will be less weekends involved. Opportunity to do new things and challenge yourself.

Our inpatient RT's will work in a variety of areas including Adult Critical Care, NICU and PICU. RT’s are responsible for vent/BiPAP management, medication delivery, bronchial hygiene, managing RT driven protocols and patient education.

Job Summary

We’re seeking a compassionate, patient, and problem-solving Respiratory Therapist who will take our breath away and give it back to our patients. Our Respiratory Therapists use state of the art equipment, training, and support to evaluate and treat our patient’s lungs and airways. Whether you’d prefer to work in a variety of patient care settings or focus on a specific area like Neonatal, Home Care, Pediatric, ECMO, Transport, or Disease Management, our leaders try to find Respiratory Therapy opportunities that fit your personality and passions. By identifying career pathing and providing additional opportunities like assisting with procedures, working with Respiratory Therapist-driven protocols, and getting involved with multidisciplinary workgroups, we take pride in providing the necessary skills and tools for you to succeed in your goals throughout your career.

Responsibilities

  • Assess patients to prevent, detect, monitor and manage disease and complications.

  • Measures the patient's lung capacity to determine if there are any impairments.

  • Collect and/or analyzes patients' blood and other specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide and other gases.

  • Provide therapeutic interventions to directly impact cardiopulmonary health.

  • Offers diagnosis results and treatment suggestions based on the analysis of the patient.

  • Provide education to promote preventative care, self-management, enhanced cardiopulmonary health and quality of life.

Qualifications

A degree in Respiratory Care from an accredited respiratory care program is required; minimum associate degree or equivalent as defined by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).

Respiratory Therapists must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of all procedures, indications, contraindications and hazards involved in respiratory care, as well as knowledge of equipment utilized in their department. Demonstrates the ability and knowledge required to utilize computers for patient documentation and data gathering for quality care. Must complete orientations, competency validations, and other in-servicing as required by the department and hospital.

Must have current Respiratory Therapy licensure in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position.

Must have Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentials as attained through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and maintain active status according to NBRC credentialing requirements.

Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) is required. Must obtain site-specific specialty credential(s) such as Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), etc.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-67637
Featured: No

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