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Respiratory Therapist Blodgett Hospital

Company: Corewell Health
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary Applies scientific knowledge / therapy to practical clinical problems of respiratory care. As a team member in delivery of respiratory services, and under medical direction, performs a wide range of procedures related to the care of patients with general and specialized respiratory-related needs of various age groups. Up to $20,000 Bonus Essential Functions

  • Performs evaluation to determine respiratory care needs, and makes appropriate recommendations and changes in accordance with policy and protocol guidelines. Assesses effectiveness of treatment and accurately documents according to department and legal/regulatory standards. Performs point of care testing as required.
  • Performs advanced evaluation, management and therapeutic procedures (interventions) for patients requiring respiratory assistance. Assesses effectiveness of intervention and accurately documents according to department and legal/regulatory standards.
  • Completes and documents required education and competencies within designated timeframe. Maintains competency in areas of accountability.
  • Accurate and timely completion of all necessary documentation and billing.
  • Facilitates a smooth transition for the patient to appropriate referral services / the next point of service / home and provides education to patients and families as it relates to respiratory issues.
  • Instructs and trains other respiratory care staff, nursing and other medical personnel and students regarding patient needs and respiratory care services. Qualifications
    • Required Associate's Degree Respiratory Therapy
    • Preferred Bachelor's Degree Respiratory Therapy
      • 2 years of relevant experience pulmonary rehabilitation, respiratory care, sleep medicine or equivalent clinical educationRequired
        • LIC-Respiratory Therapist - STATE_MI State of Michigan Upon Hire required
        • CRT-Respiratory Therapist Registry - NBRC National Board for Respiratory Care Upon Hire required
        • CRT-Hyperbaric Technologist, Certified (CHT) - NBDHMT National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology Hyperbaric Upon Hire required
        • CRT-Sedation - ANCC American Nurses Credentialing Center Bronchoscopy and Endoscopy 180 Days required
        • CRT-Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) - AHA American Heart Association Regional Hospitals and NICU 90 Days required
        • CRT-Adv Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - AHA American Heart Association Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab 90 Days required
        • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association 90 Days required Or
        • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross 90 Days required
        • If you are currently enrolled in a Respiratory Therapy Program, we would encourage you to apply to connect with a Recruiter to discuss:
        • -Locations
        • -Position Levels and Requirements
        • -Bonus Programs
        • -Benefits Programs
        • -Potential Start Dates
        • Up to $20,000 Bonus
          Physical Demands
          • Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 30 lbs
          • Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 30 lbs
          • Waist to Chest (below shoulder) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
          • Waist to Overhead > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 5 lbs
          • Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 25 lbs
          • Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
          • Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 25 lbs
          • Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 20 lbs
          • Sitting: Seldom
          • Standing: Frequently
          • Walking: Frequently
          • Forward Bend - Standing: Occasionally
          • Forward Bend - Sitting: Seldom
          • Trunk Rotation - Standing: Occasionally
          • Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Seldom
          • Squat: Seldom
          • Stair Climbing: Seldom
          • Crawling / Kneeling: Seldom
          • Driving: Seldom
          • Reach - Above Shoulder: Seldom
          • Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Occasionally
          • Handling: Occasionally
          • Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Occasionally
          • Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Occasionally
          • Finger/Hand Dexterity: Occasionally Primary LocationSITE - Blodgett Hospital - 1840 Wealthy St SE- Grand RapidsDepartment NameRespiratory Therapy - BlodgettEmployment TypeFull timeShiftVariable (United States of America)Weekly Scheduled Hours36Hours of WorkDays WorkedWeekend Frequency CURRENT COREWELL HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS - Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Corewell Health team members only. Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors, and community. We require a drug-free workplace and require team members to comply with the MMR, Varicella, Tdap, and Influenza vaccine requirement if in an on-site or hybrid workplace category. We are committed to supporting prospective team members who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief. Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category. An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team. You may request assistance in completing the application process by calling .

Keywords: Corewell Health, Grand Rapids , Respiratory Therapist Blodgett Hospital, Healthcare , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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