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Respiratory Care Practitioner 2 - RRMC

Req #: 24244
Facility: Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Respiratory Therapy
Category: Respiratory Therapy & Cardiopulmonary
Schedule: Full Time
Hours: pm and nights
Target Salary Range: $25.89 - $32.37
Union Position: No

Respiratory Care Practitioner II Position Overview

The Respiratory Care Practitioner II may enable the practitioner to perform respiratory care duties in the adult intensive care units, attend to patients in the ER and/or provide pediatric floor care if applicable.

Responsibilities may also include management of blood gas labs, as assigned for specific job roles.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Associate's or Bachelor's in Respiratory Therapy preferred.

Experience

Successful applicants should have experience specific to the posted Advanced Practitioner specialty position. Such experience should indicate that the applicant would be able to demonstrate advanced competencies after completion of orientation(s).

Licensure

BLS : Basic Life Support (BLS) certified by American Heart Association (AHA)

RT(RCP) : Respiratory Therapist (RT-P) licensed by Oregon Respiratory Therapist Licensing Board

Either of the following:

o Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

o Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification by American Heart Association (AHA)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor certification by the American Heart Association (AHA) (Resp Therapy) preferred.

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor certification issued by American Heart Association (AHA) (Resp Therapy) preferred.

Required Skills

Critical thinking skills are essential. Advanced practitioners must have the ability to assess the patient/situation, analyze the data, formulate a plan, and then implement the plan.

Advanced practitioners must have effective communications skills. In addition, the ability to function effectively in a team environment utilizing consistent and appropriate communication as both member and leader is essential.

Compensation & Benefits

Excellent salary, including bonus potential

Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision care

Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

Generous work/life balance incentive

Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is one of the top 15 health systems in the nation and the largest healthcare provider in nine counties. We are locally owned and based in beautiful Southern Oregon. We provide comprehensive medical care to more than 580,000 people throughout southern Oregon and northern California. Our facilities employ over 5000 people and include Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners, and additional healthcare partnerships throughout the region.

At Asante we believe that we are defined by our values the traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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