Posted Date: 12/6/2021
Job Location: St. Anthony Regional Hospital, 311 South Clark St, PO Box 628, Carroll, IA, 51401
Department: Respiratory Care
Employment Type: Full-Time
SUMMARY Provides safe and effective respiratory care to patients of all ages, neonate to geriatric. Manages the ventilator, performs EEGs and sleep studies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Performs respiratory therapy treatments, including EEGs, pulmonary function tests and sleep studies.
Prepares departmental budget.
Maintains and revises departmental policies and procedures as needed.
Maintains staff schedule for Respiratory Therapy and Sleep Clinic.
Maintains respiratory supplies for various areas in the Hospital and orders departmental supplies.
Responsible for ventilator management.
Attends all mandatory meetings and programs.
Complies with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, regulations, and Standards of Conduct relating to the position and agrees to report any suspected violations of law or Standards of Conduct.
Complies with all applicable state and federal regulations.
Maintains the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.
Maintains a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions and complying with hazardous waste procedures at all times as described in St. Anthony's Safety Manual.
Completes all other duties as assigned.
Directly supervises employees in Respiratory Therapy and Sleep Clinic. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Graduate of a school of Respiratory Therapy and a minimum of two years experience.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, patients, families, regulatory agencies, or members of the community. Ability to effectively present information to management, the public and/or board of directors.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician.
BCLS certification required prior to employment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; talk and hear; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 21 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, blood-borne pathogens, and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
If you have further questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 712-794-5111.