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The Arora Group Respiratory Therapist in Wichita, Kansas

Respiratory Therapist

Technician

Currently recruiting a Respiratory Therapist to work in Wichita, Kansas to practice in a 760-bed hospital. The facility features a Level I trauma center and the only Level II pediatric trauma center in the state.

The hospital is well-known in Kansas and northern Oklahoma for its Children's Hospital, oncology specialists, emergency room, and more. The facility's Women's Hospital delivers about 6,000 babies per year, which is more than any other hospital in a 13-state region. Staff members say the emphasis on teamwork and the friendliness of their colleagues are among the best reasons to work at the facility.

Job Responsibilities of the Respiratory Therapist :

  • Performs therapeutic and diagnostic interventions per RC Policy/Procedure Manual.

  • Evaluates and assesses patient's respiratory needs, develops an appropriate care plan in accordance with approved protocols or by consulting with and making recommendations to physicians.

  • Evaluates and assesses patient's ventilator needs, utilizing appropriate modes, ventilators, and technology, both invasive and non-invasive, in accordance with approved protocols or by consulting with and making recommendations to physicians.

  • Accurately documents therapy and medications administered, including pre and post assessment of therapy, diagnostic testing results, patient interventions and physician communications per RC Policy/Procedure manual.

  • Assures accuracy of patient charges by correct documentation, use of Supply Scan, Pyxis and departmental supplies.

  • Accurately transcribes physician orders in the patient record.

  • Assists with training, orientation and instruction of new employees and Respiratory Care students, providing a positive learning environment.

  • Assists with equipment care and maintenance, cleaning and disinfection/sterilization, reassembly, and functional checks.

  • Demonstrates competence and willingness to accept assignments in all areas of the department as requested.

  • Performs therapeutic and diagnostic interventions per RC Policy/Procedure Manual.

    Job Qualifications of the Respiratory Therapist :

  • Current licensure as a Respiratory Therapist by the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts.

  • Current certification through the National Board for Respiratory Care.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy.

  • WILL Accept Pending RT License obtained within the next 6 months.

  • Graduate from an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task.

  • Preferred Knowledge and Skills.

  • Demonstrated computer skills.

    Compensation of the Respiratory Therapist :

  • Salary: Up to $23.30 - $33.65 based on years of experience.

  • Sign On bonus: up to $10k with 2-year commitment.

  • Relocation: up to $10K

  • Shift Differentials: Nights: $3.25 Hourly Weekends: $4.50 Hourly.

  • Matching 401(k) contributions ranging from 3-9%.

  • PTO starting at 4 weeks per year.

  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 per year.

  • Low-cost medical, dental, life, and vision options.

  • LTD, STD, flexible spending accounts, employee stock purchase program, plus many other outstanding benefits.

    ABOUT THE ARORA GROUP :

The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for over 30 years, has helped put skilled clinicians to work where it is needed most. Our mission is to give healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and provide outstanding care. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Job Details

City

Wichita

State

KS

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