Respiratory Therapist-RegisteredUnityPoint Health Finley Hospital,
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A CAREER AT UNITYPOINT HEALTH - FINLEY HOSPITAL
UnityPoint Health team members come for a job, but stay for a career. As a team member, regardless of your position, you'll get the chance to change lives on a daily basis in order to deliver our vision of the Best Outcome for Every Patient, Every Time. That privilege drives employees' passion for making a difference in the lives of our patients, helping them create healthier, more rewarding lives.
At UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital, we know our collective actions determine the experience we create. Our team members strive to work as one through four key values:
* Foster Unity
* Own the Moment
* Champion Excellence
* Seize Opportunity
If you are interested in joining our team, please visit http://www.unitypoint.org/dubuque/employment-opportunities to learn about our many opportunities and to fill out an online application.
ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL
UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital is a 126-bed community hospital. We employ more than 800 full-and-part-time employees. Finley Hospital is a not-for-profit, locally owned, regional healthcare facility part of the UnityPoint Health system. Finley Hospital is committed to bringing the best medical care to the tri-state area. We offer comprehensive, full service health care that is coordinated around our patients. We have consistently been recognized as a leader in health care.
Work hours will be nights, 7:00 pm to 7:00 am, for 48 hours per pay period, and as needed. You will be required to flex to other shifts as needed. There is a holiday and an every third weekend rotation.
The Respiratory Therapist administers respiratory therapy treatments by performing bronchopulmonary drainage; assisting with breathing exercises; monitoring physiological responses to therapy such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, and blood chemistry changes; and directing treatments given by aides, technicians and assistants. The RT also sets up and utilizes disinfection/sterilization equipment, ventilator therapy, pulmonary function testing, cardiac diagnostic testing (EKG, GXT, Holter), and blood gas testing and equipment calibration.
- Must be a graduate of an approved Respiratory Care program
- Must be licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the State of Iowa
- Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist with the National Board for Respiratory Care
- Current CPR certification required. ACLS and NRP certification/training required within 3 months of start date