This position is responsible for independently performing respiratory care procedures which requires the ability to interpret physician orders, assess patient needs, deliver prescribed therapy and evaluate patient response. This includes invasive procedures that may be performed with minimal supervision and minor assistance in patient care units and critical care areas. Therapists will serve in a consulting role by communicating suggestions to other members of the clinical team regarding the respiratory care delivered to patients in all areas of the hospital. The position requires the ability to respond promptly to changes in workload and make adjustments in assignments as needed to achieve optimal productivity, efficacy and quality patient care.
Associate's Degree in Respiratory Care from an accredited program
One year Respiratory Care experience preferred
Current Kansas respiratory therapy license
Registered Respiratory Therapist credential from the NBRC or Certified Respiratory Therapist credential.
Basic Life Support certification from either American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Health Care Provider or Basic Life Support (American Heart Association-Health Care Provider) successfully completed within the first 90 days of employment.
Internal Number: 14
About Salina Regional Health Center / Cloud County Health Center
Salina Regional Health Center is a community-owned, not-for-profit, 373-bed hospital in north central Kansas.
Salina Regional specializes in the good life. And we believe in passing it along. Our commitment to excellence makes a difference in people's lives so you can have the confidence that comes from getting better and stronger, every day. At Salina Regional, physicians practice old-fashioned compassion, complemented with the latest technologies to make healing happen even faster. At Salina Regional, it's all about delivering confidence for today, for the future, and for your good life.
Good life, great careers. Our most valuable resource is our people. Each individual plays a critical role in contributing to patient care. We know that North Central Kansans seek, and demand, the highest standards in healthcare. Our employees are passionate about being a part of the region's healthcare leader. We are armed with the latest medical technology, expertly guided by capable physicians, and made human by our caring, attentive and friendly nurses, staff and employees. Every day, and for every patient, we aim to deliver confidence to those who entrust us with their care.