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Respiratory Care Practitioner I - Full Time, Days

Company: Saint Luke's Health System
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Opportunity:Saint Luke's North Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri is seeking a Respiratory Care Practitioner to join our Respiratory Therapy team. You will perform all aspects of the scope of practice of a respiratory therapist and cardiopulmonary practice, where applicable, using protocols. Our Respiratory Therapy team is known for taking pride in their work and for having a culture of kindness. This position supports system, facility, and department growth and quality through participation in performance improvement activities, continuing education, and professional growth and development activities along with other duties as assigned. Career advancement through a career ladder is available.Shift Details: Full Time DaysThe Work : - Performs diagnostic and metabolic testing - Patient assessment treatment planning - Performs therapeutic interventions analysis and reports on clinical response - Works in collaboration with medical staff and other members of the health care team to support efficient cost effective and quality patient and family care - Provides patient and family education, along with discharge planningTo be successful in this role, you will need to be a self started, able to work effectively and collaboratively with nursing, physicians and other team members. This position requires strong communication and organizational skills so you can build patient rapport easily. We are looking for someone who is passionate about patient care, teamwork, continuous learning and growing within your field. Participation in weekend, holiday and call coverage supporting the team.Job RequirementsApplicable Experience:Less than 1 yearBasic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, License-Respiratory Therapy - Various, Reg Respiratory Therapist (NBRC) - The National Board for Respiratory CareAssociate Degree - Respiratory TherapyJob DetailsFull TimeDay (United States of America)The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke's 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke's means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer.Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke's Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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