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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Horn Memorial Hospital
Location: Ida Grove
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Hiring a full time Respiratory Therapist. Position is three 12-hour shifts per week, with no on-call hours. Includes $10,000 recruitment incentive Key Responsibilities: Under supervision of healthcare providers, respiratory therapist will evaluate, diagnose, and treat cardiopulmonary disorders. Assesses and reviews patient conditions. Determines requirements for treatment, such as type, method and duration of therapy, precautions, and medication and dosages, compatible with healthcare provider orders. Provides: Bronchodilator therapy, large volume aerosol, breathing exercises, percussion and postural drainage, oxygen therapy May perform pulmonary function tests and adjusts equipment to obtain optimum results in therapy. Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of all procedures, indications, contraindications and hazards involved in respiratory care, including life support equipment. May conduct tests, such as electrocardiograms, stress testing, and lung capacity tests, to evaluate patients--- cardiopulmonary functions. Educates patients and their families about their conditions and teaches appropriate disease management techniques, such as breathing exercises and the use of medications and respiratory equipment. Qualifications: Education: Must be licensed and registered or certified to practice Respiratory Care/Therapy in Iowa. Must hold Basic Life Support certification. Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Life Support certifications required within one year of employment. Experience: One year of training or experience preferred. Applicant must pass background check, drug screen and health assessment including applicable vaccinations prior to hire. Position open until filled. Horn Memorial Hospital offers a comprehensive benefit package to full and part time employees. Benefits include: - Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance - Supplemental insurances (accident, cancer, hospital, etc.) - Company Match 403b up to 5% - Tax Deferred Annuity Programs - Paid Time Off accruing from hire date - Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Plans for healthcare and dependent care - Employer paid short and long term disability - Employer paid life insurance with supplemental available - Hospital discounts for care received on self, spouse, and dependents - Shift Differential - Unscheduled Weekend Bonus - Meeting pay and educational pay and benefits - Employer paid Employee Assistance Program - Discounts on over the counter medications, Verizon cell phone plan, local community tickets, etc. - Fitness center discounts Horn Memorial Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Horn Memorial Hospital will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting Human Resources at 712.364.7254 or mwellendorfhornmemorialhospital.org. Interpreter is provided at no cost. Horn Memorial Hospital does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other classification in accordance with federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances. hc35023

Keywords: Horn Memorial Hospital, Sioux City , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Ida Grove, Iowa

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