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Respiratory Therapist - Days

Company: Thedacare
Location: Shawano
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Why ThedaCare?Living A Life Inspired!Our new vision at ThedaCare is bold, ambitious, and ignited by a shared passion to provide outstanding care. We are inspired to reinvent health care by becoming a proactive partner in health, enriching the lives of all and creating value in everything we do. Each of us are called to take action in delivering higher standards of care, lower costs and a healthier future for our patients, our families, our communities and our world.At ThedaCare, our team members are empowered to be the catalyst of change through our values of compassion, excellence, leadership, innovation, and agility. A career means much more than excellent compensation and benefits. Our team members are supported by continued opportunities for learning and development, accessible and transparent leadership, and a commitment to work/life balance. If youre interested in joining a health care system that is changing the face of care and well-being in our community, we encourage you to explore a future with ThedaCare.Benefits, with a whole-person approach to wellness Lifestyle Engagemente.g. health coaches, relaxation rooms, health focused apps (Wonder, Ripple), mental health supportAccess & Affordabilitye.g. minimal or zero copays, team member cost sharing premiums, daycareAbout ThedaCare!Summary :The Respiratory Therapist provides best practice, quality respiratory care and education to patients with pulmonary diseases or conditions using a variety of techniques and equipment. Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team and communicates effectively to support patient outcomes. Ensures patient care meets quality standards established by ThedaCare, the department, and regulatory agencies. Maintains skills and knowledge necessary to provide safe, effective, and developmentally appropriate respiratory care to patients of all ages.Job Description:Schedule: 12 hr shifts, every 3rd weekend , and a holiday rotation.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:1. Assesses, plans, collaborates, and provides individual care through best practices and education to improve or support the patients level of health.2. Performs various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures according to established standards, procedural guidelines, and policies to provide quality patient care.3. Applies knowledge and critical thinking to establish and communicate the plan of care for patients. 4. Participates in decreasing barriers, enhancing customer satisfaction, and reducing wastes and/or costs to support ThedaCares safety, quality, and financial goals.5. Develops and collaborates with multiple team disciplines to effectively and efficiently provide an exceptional experience for patients, families, and team members.6. Works in a team-based environment during urgent situations involving rapidly changing priorities to achieve the highest quality of patient outcomes.7. Is accountable for accurate, timely documentation and charges using current technology.8. Adapts to a changing healthcare environment.9. Is responsible for individual professional growth and development while serving as an expert in the respiratory field.10. Uses clinical information to facilitate development and implementation of the prescribed plan of care as appropriate.QUALIFICATIONS:Associates degree from an accredited respiratory care programAmerican Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) or CPR certification for healthcare providersACLS, PALS, NRP as required by respective role or facilityCurrent State of Wisconsin License Respiratory Care PractitionerPHYSICAL DEMANDS:Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of fifty (50) pounds without assistanceJob classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job dutiesWORK ENVIRONMENT:Typically works in climate controlled environmentFrequent movement throughout work environmentFrequent exposure to sharp objects and instrumentsOccasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shockOccasional high noise level in work environmentPossible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and pharmacological agentsOccasional contact with aggressive and or combative patientsUse of computers throughout the work dayFrequent use of keyboard with repetitive motion of hands, wrists, and fingersScheduled Weekly Hours:40Scheduled FTE:1Location:ThedaCare Medical Center - Shawano - Shawano,WisconsinOvertime Exempt:Noby Jobble

Keywords: Thedacare, Green Bay , Respiratory Therapist - Days, Healthcare , Shawano, Wisconsin

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