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Respiratory Care Therapist (0.6 FTE)

Job ID: R018181

Primary Location: Duluth, Minnesota

Building Location
St Marys Medical Center
Department
12760 Respiratory Care Service
Job Description
Provides respiratory care through patient assessment, planning, intervention, education and evaluation. Performs all general and critical care respiratory care procedures and diagnostics on patients ages infant through adult. These duties include but are not limited to; mechanical ventilation, airway management, critical care transport, arterial blood gas puncture, medication delivery, bronchial hygiene, patient assessments and education.
Education Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited respiratory care/therapy program.

Licensure/Certification Qualifications

For staff hired before June of 2019: Must hold certification by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or a Certified Respiratory Therapists, or equivalent.

For staff hired after June of 2019: Staff must obtain and maintain certification as a Registered Respiratory Therapist within 18 months of hire or transfer.

For staff (outside of MMES):  Must hold state licensure in appropriate state of practice upon hire.
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certified within 1 month

FTE
0.6
Shift Rotation
Day/Eve/Night Rotation
Holidays
No
Call Obligation
No
Union
USWA Technical Workers SMMC (UTECH)

Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.

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