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AdventHealth Respiratory Therapist PRN in Ottawa, Kansas



Reg. Or Cert. Resp. Therpst - AdventHealth Ottawa

Location Address: 1301 S. Main Street, Ottawa, KS 66067

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ottawa

  • Family friendly community

  • Excellent cost of living

  • Five major recreational lakes

  • Many annual events and festivals

  • Environment committed to patient care

Work Hours/Shift:

  • PRN

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment. Remains alert assesses possible side effects to oxygen delivery.

  • Administers respiratory therapy treatments, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each.

  • Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning.

  • Performs arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure.

  • Follows departmental equipment sterilization procedures.

  • Demonstrates ability to assess patient, his/her need, and ability to tolerate treatment and reassessment for response to treatment.


What You Will Need:

  • 2-year Associate Degree

  • Internship/Clinical with course of study

  • Two or more years

  • Registrations – Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist, CPR,

  • ACLS & NRP

  • Licenses – State of Kansas

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Cardiopulmonary Director, the Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician’s orders, department policies and procedures. Performs diagnostic tests of cardiovascular and pulmonary system to aid physicians in diagnosis and treatment of heart and lung disorders. Participates in CQI/Performance improvement activities within the department.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Respiratory Services

Organization: AdventHealth Ottawa

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Ottawa

Req ID: 21031038

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.