Registered Respiratory Therapist - RRT

Location: Bismarck, ND
Date Posted: 08-28-2018
Located on the vast Upper Great Plains, Bismarck may surprise people who envision winter blizzards, scorching summers, and unpredictable acts of nature when they think about the city. But not those who live there.  Bismarck is a safe, growing community.  The city has benefited from the region’s astonishing gas and oil boom, as well as a healthy agricultural economy. The area’s 115,000 people enjoy what has been the lowest unemployment rate in the country – 2.6 percent - and a cost of living more than 2 percent lower than the national average.  On top of that, the city offers a satisfying quality of life. The city's numerous parks are celebrated, as is the Dakota Zoo, and a roster of festivals and downtown events make for a lively calendar.
Looking for a change of scenery?  We seek a North Dakota licensed respiratory therapist with experience with NICU, PICU, and ICU for the role of Registered Respiratory Therapist – RRT.  In this role you will assist in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. You will analyze sputum, blood, and breath specimen collections along with lung capacity measurements of patients. You will perform regular assessments of patients and the equipment they are using in order to adjust oxygen levels as needed. You will analyze patients' blood and other specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide and other gases.  You will measure the patient’s lung capacity to determine if there are any impairments.  You will offer diagnosis results and treatment suggestions based on the analysis of the patient.
Candidates must have a degree in Respiratory Care from an accredited respiratory care program.  New grads will be considered for this role.  Must hold current Respiratory Therapy licensure in North Dakota and have RRT credentials as attained through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) within six months of employment and maintain active status according to NBRC credentialing requirements. Certification in Basic Life Support is required. Must obtain role specific specialty credential(s) such as NRP, ACLS, PALS, etc. within six (6) months of hire into position and maintain credentials.  Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of all procedures, indications, contraindications and hazards involved in respiratory care, as well as knowledge of equipment utilized in their department.  Must be able to demonstrate the ability and knowledge required to utilize computers for patient documentation and data gathering for quality care.
Competitive compensation and benefits.  This is an excellent opportunity to join an organization that prides itself on being an industry leader in health care with over 20,000 employees in the Upper Midwest.  Opportunities are endless and job satisfaction isn't the only benefit waiting for you.  For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says "Apply Now."
Eric Boelkins
Edge Recruitment Solutions
888.666.2450 or 941.739.1400
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