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Wichita, KS, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Wesley Medical Center - Wichita, Kansas


Respiratory Therapist


Shift: 7p-7a(rotating weekends)


One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high quality medical services Wesley offers. It also includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley Medical Center is an acute care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets.  As a leader in overall recommend care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies - more than any hospital in a 13 state region! Wesley Healthcare owns and operates Wesley Medical Center, Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER, Wesley Children’s Hospital, Wesley West ER, Wesley Derby ER and multiple WesleyCare clinics.

 

Position Description:


The Respiratory Therapist Registered administers respiratory care in the Intensive Care Units and General Medical/Surgical areas.  Consults with physicians concerning patient's plan of care.  Participates in the training and orientation of new employees and instruction of Respiratory Care students.  Identifies opportunities for continuous improvements of processes and services on an on-going basis.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

  • Performs therapeutic and diagnostic interventions per RC Policy/Procedure Manual

  • Evaluates and assesses patient's respiratory needs, develops an appropriate care plan in accordance with approved protocols or by consulting with and making recommendations to physicians
  • Evaluates and assesses patient's ventilatory needs, utilizing appropriate modes, ventilators and technology, both invasive and non-invasive, in accordance with approved protocols or by consulting with and making recommendations to physicians
  • Accurately documents therapy and medications administered, including pre and post assessment of therapy, diagnostic testing results, patient interventions and physician communications per RC Policy/Procedure manual
  • Assures accuracy of patient charges by correct documentation, use of Supply Scan, Pyxis and departmental supplies
  • Accurately transcribes physician orders in the patient record
  • Assists with training, orientation and instruction of new employees and Respiratory Care students; providing a positive learning environment
  • Assists with equipment care and maintenance, cleaning and disinfection/sterilization, reassembly and functional checks
  • Demonstrates competence and willingness to accept assignments in all areas of the department as requested
  • Performs therapeutic and diagnostic interventions per RC Policy/Procedure Manual

Here is what we can offer you:

  • Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Repayment
  • Certification Bonus and Voucher system
  • Dependent Scholarships
  • 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • And more!

Qualifications

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification:

  • Current licensure as a Respiratory Therapist by the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy
  • Current registration through the National Board for Respiratory Care within 6 months of hire
  • Current certification through the National Board for Respiratory Care within 3 months of hire

Required Education or Experience:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy

Preferred Education or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize

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Wesley Medical Center
Facility: Wesley Medical Center
Job ID: 00323-21512
Category: Therapy and Rehabilitation
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Nights (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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