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Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Care - PRN - As Needed

Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, IA

The registered respiratory therapist is responsible for providing basic and advanced Respiratory Care services to neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients in a manner that is consistent with the philosophy, objectives, standards of care, and procedures of Respiratory Care Services. The registered respiratory therapist plans, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness of Respiratory Care. In addition, the registered respiratory therapist is expected to serve as a resource to physicians, peers, and customers and participate in orientation, in-service education, departmental quality assurance activities, and staff leadership roles within Respiratory Care Services. The registered respiratory therapist assumes direction for Respiratory Care activities in absence of the Respiratory Care Director/Coordinator.

The candidate will be a Registered Respiratory therapist holding Iowa license to practice.  Must be a graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy Program. Must be registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Experience in another health care setting desirable, with critical care experience preferred.

Maintain current BLS, NRP, and Mandatory Reporter certification.

The PRN has no budgeted hours. The candidate will be required to work a minimum of 96 hours per year, 1 weekend, 1 holiday, 1 holiday call, and participate in seasonal weekend call rotation.  The candidate must possess the critical thinking skills to be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Please apply on-line at  www.mercydubuque.com.  If you encounter technical difficulties, please send resume, cover letter and references to ellen.brimeyer@mercyhealth.com if interested in position.

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Req Num 45098
ID 424409
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
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