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Respiratory Therapist

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Provide quality respiratory care utilizing advanced therapeutic modalities in order to achieve the patient's plan of care in collaboration with the health care team.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an American Medical Association (AMA) approved respiratory care program with an associate's degree required OR equivalent education completed meeting certification and licensure requirements required.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills required.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, teamwork, and flexibility required.
  • Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner (LRCP) from the State of Nebraska required.
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) required.
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential by the NBRC within 6 months of hire required.
  • Based on position, the American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire required.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) department dependent required.
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 6 months of hire required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct patient care experience preferred.
  • Based on position, prior experience in respiratory acute or intensive care preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Based on position, one or more of the following: laboratory analyzing devices, complex monitoring devices, specialized gas therapy, arterial line insertion, assist or performing intubations, assist or performing diagnostic procedures, ground and/or flight transport training preferred.
  • Based on position, the ability to demonstrate competence with all ages preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook preferred.
  • Proficient use of departmental and patient care equipment and supplies preferred.
  • Proficient in telecommunication and electronic health record systems preferred.
  • Based on position, the ability to maintain 24-hour accountability (on-call) preferred.
  • Based on position, the ability to maintain 24-hour accountability (on-call) preferred.

Job Details

Date Posted September 14, 2017
Date Closes September 29, 2017
Requisition 34640
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At The Nebraska Medical Center
Department Anesthesia Services
Shift
Rotating
3PM-11PM, VariedFull Time3PM-11PM, VariedFull Time3PM-11PM, VariedFull Time3PM-11PM, VariedFull Time3PM-11PM, VariedFull Time3PM-11PM, VariedFull Time3PM-11PM, VariedFull Time3PM-11PM, VariedFull Time3PM-11PM, VariedFull Time3PM-11PM, VariedFull Time3PM-11PM, VariedFull Time3PM-11PM, VariedFull Time3PM-11PM, VariedFull Time
Hours 3PM-11PM, Varied
Schedule Full Time
SOC Category 00-0000.00
Location