Trinity Health Respiratory Care Practitioner- Full Time/Seasonal Schedule - in Mason City, Iowa

HOURS: Will work 48 hours in winter months and 24 hours in summer months

*JOB SUMMARY*

This position is responsible for the administration of routine respiratory care to all pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Primary functions include the administration of oxygen therapy, aerosolized medications, bipap/cpap, pulse oximetry, capnography, apnea link, ekg, spirometry, 6 minute walk, O2 determination, ABG, heart admissions, rapid response, code blue, transfers, Areas worked include: general acute care areas, intensive care, emergency department, surgical suites, recovery rooms, skilled nursing facilities, and other clinical areas.

*POSITION QUALIFICATIONS*

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent; or associate degree in chemical, physical or biological science required_. _

Graduate of a respiratory therapy program required.

Credentialed by the NBRC at the Certified Respiratory Therapist or Registered Respiratory Therapist level required.

Current Respiratory Care Practitioner licensure in the state of Iowa required.

CAPRS and N95 fit testing validation within 30 days of hire required.

Experience:

None Required.

Special Skills, Competencies, and Aptitudes:

Must be able to communicate well with the patients and hospital personnel.

Proactively works with patient to promote healing and exceptional care.

Must provide proof of *Basic Life Support* (BLS Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association; or American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer-LIVE class only) via current card prior to employment or within 60 days of hire and maintains current status.

Completes *Mandatory Reporting: Child and Dependent Adult Abuse* requirement within 6 months of hire and renews this requirement every 5 years.

Mercy offers:

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials
  • Benefit Package(Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan) for positions 16 hours per week or greater
  • Educational assistance
  • Success Sharing - a bonus when the organization meets its goals

All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background checks, pre-employment physical, drug screen and post offer exam.

EEO Employer F/M/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), VEVRAA, and Section 503, should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa/New Hampton/Mercy Family Clinics, please call Human Resources at (641) 428-7287 or email us at mc01hrrecruitment@mercyhealth.com.

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Job Number: 00110076

Location: Mason City, IA

Organization Name: Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa

Facility: MMCIA - Mercy Medical Cent-East Campus

Employment Type: Full time

Hours: 36