Preferred\: Three years as a Registered Respiratory Therapist-
Graduate of an AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy. Registered as a Respiratory Therapist. (any equivalent combination of education and/or experience will be considered).
BLS American Heart Association\: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
ACLS or ACLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following\: American Heart Association\: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Safety and Health Institute\: ACLS, American College of Surgeons\: ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) and American College of Emergency Physician\: ACLS
PALS or PALS instructor certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire.
NRP or NRP instructor certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire.
Successful Completion of the CHI Health Advanced Respiratory Therapy Program within 6 months of hire.
Must possess strong knowledge and skill in Respiratory Therapy procedures and EKG testing; ability to provide day to day work direction, orientation and training to other staff members; strong knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards; strong project management skills; good communication skills; good strategic planning skills; strong change management skills; must demonstrate personal traits of a high level of motivation; team orientation; professionalism; trust; and place a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.