Belton Regional Medical Center- is part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City's largest healthcare provider.
Belton Regional Medical Center, is conveniently located at Highways I-49 and 58 in Belton, Missouri, is a 71-bed acute care hospital offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. Established in 1984, Belton Regional Medical Center¹s mission is to provide the citizens of southern Jackson and northern Cass counties access to critical health resources. In 2012 the hospital completed a $39.2 million expansion and renovation project to help meet the continuing needs of its patients.
The hospital has been named one of the nation¹s top performing hospitals on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the nation¹s leading accreditor of healthcare organizations for four consecutive years: 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. Belton Regional Medical Center was recognized for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for pneumonia and surgical care. Additionally, the hospital was honored with an "A" grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score , for the third consecutive time, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections within hospitals. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation's leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), an independent industry watchdog. The first and only hospital safety rating to be peer-reviewed in the Journal of Patient Safety , the Score is free to the public and designed to give consumers information they can use to inform themselves and their families when facing a hospital stay.
Belton Regional Medical Center is proud to be part of the Sarah Cannon HCA Midwest Health cancer network, providing local access to innovative clinical research trials, tumor profiling and genetic counseling; you can receive top cancer care in the comfort of your community hospital.
Position Summary: Under the general direction of the Administrative Director or Supervisor, performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures ordered by a physician. Duties include medical gas administration, aerosol therapy, obtaining and analyzing blood specimens, performing patient testing, operating and maintaining various types of respiratory and cardiopulmonary equipment, providing mechanical ventilation, maintaining artificial airways, assisting with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, providing patient education, monitoring equipment and patient response to therapy. Additional responsibilities include completing documentation in patient and departmental records, cleaning equipment, and maintaining safety and infection control practices. The Registered Respiratory Therapist in this department provides care for birth to pediatric, pediatric/child patients between 1 to 11 years of age; adolescent patients between 12 to 17 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older.
Minimum Requirements :
Education: Associates Degree, graduate of an AMA accredited Respiratory Therapy program.
Certifications: Must be registered with the National Board for Respiratory Care as an Advanced Respiratory Care Practitioner. Must be licensed within the State of Missouri. Have current CPR affirmation.
Experience: One year of recent clinical experience.
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom