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Respiratory Care Practioner in Marinette, WI at Bay Area Medical Center

Date Posted: 9/7/2018

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Job Description

Location:  Bay Area Medical Center
Requisition Number:  2309
# of Openings:  1
Title:  Respiratory Care Practioner
Department:  7460 - Respiratory Therapy
Position Type:  Per Diem
Shift:  7 – Variable
Hours:  Variable, less than 24 hours/ppd
FTE:  0.01
40 hr. waiver required:  Yes
Is call required:  Yes
Weekend Rotation:  Variable
Removed Internally:  9/11/18


Department:             RESPIRATORY CARE
Reports to:               Director of Critical Care Services, Supervisor of Respiratory Care
Supervisors:            No one

Job Summary:
Supports and adheres to mission, vision, values of Bay Area Medical Center.
Performs total patient care utilizing the cardiopulmonary process in collaboration with physicians and other health care providers.  Demonstrates professional cardiopulmonary skills through effective leadership, cardiopulmonary judgement, informed decision making, problem resolution, and appropriate utilization of resources.  Provides care for patients according to the standards of care specific to age and the individuals needs.  Care of patients includes neonates, infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.
Essential Functions:
  1. Understands and lives BAMC’s mission and values and promotes this culture.
  2. Performs patient cardiopulmonary care and collaborates with other health care providers to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care.  Performs all patient care procedures under Respiratory Care Department.
  3. Complies with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and standards regarding safety and infection control issues.
  4. Performs patient education, evaluating patient learning ability and response to teaching, demonstrating the ability to adjust care and teaching to the age and emotional status as well as the social and cultural needs of the patient.
  5. Communicates work performance expectations to individual staff members.  Discuss noncompliance with the individual and report occurrence to Supervisor in a timely manner.
  6. Demonstrates problem solving skills, effective collaboration, ability to analyze complex situations, and ability to follow policy in circumstances involving physicians, visitors, patients, and staff plus informs Supervisor.
  7. Promotes and maintains confidentiality.
  8. Demonstrates adaptability to change in hospital and department-specific trends and implements change in a positive manner.
  9. Communicates pertinent information regarding patient, physician, personnel concerns, and unit activities to the Director/Supervisor.
  10. Participates in departmental planning, changing and improvements processes.
  11. Demonstrates and maintains competency in Respiratory Care of all age groups to include nursery, pediatrics, adults and geriatrics as per policy and procedure.  Maintains competency in all procedures done under the Respiratory Care Department.
  12. Demonstrates critical thinking/organizational skills and is able to function as Lead Therapist in absence of Supervisor.
  13. Must be able to complete the physical, sensory and mental requirements of the position.

Additional Responsibilities:
Participates in the day-to-day operations of Respiratory Care Department. Participates in orientation of new employees in clinical situations. Participates in hospital wide and/or department specific committees. Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.
Current Certification and/or Registration  (CRT or RRT) through the National Board for Respiratory Care.  Current licensure State of Wisconsin as Respiratory Care Practitioner.  Current BLS.  ACLS within 6 months of hire, and maintain ACLS thereafter.  NRP within 6 months of hire, and maintain NRP thereafter.
Membership in one or more professional associations related to respiratory care preferred.
  1. American Association of Respiratory Care
  2. Wisconsin Society of Respiratory Care
  3. Michigan Society of Respiratory Care

Working Conditions: Potential exposure to Latex products, blood borne pathogens, hazardous materials, and communicable diseases.



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