Respiratory Therapist
Location:
Caldwell , Idaho
Posted:
November 23, 2017
Reference:
00092-3695
Respiratory Therapist - Full Time (Nights with rotating weekends)

West Valley Medical Center (WVMC) is a full service hospital available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week servicing Canyon County, Idaho and surrounding communities. WVMC consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. Our expertly trained staff and board certified physicians are focused on treating everyone like family.

Job Title: Respiratory Therapist

Position Type: Full Time

Work Schedule: Nights with rotating weekends off

The Respiratory Therapist provides treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies. The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Delivers and assesses responses to ordered therapy per plan of care including routine and intensive therapy and diagnostic procedures.
  • Utilizes various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas equipment such as masks, tents and incubators.
  • Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs.
  • Measures ventilatory volumes, pressures and blood gas analysis.
  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition and general acceptance of treatment.

Qualifications:
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist through NBRC preferred.
  • Licensed through the State of Idaho in good standing required.
  • BLS, ACLS, NRP and PALS certifications required.
EXPERIENCE:
  • Six (6) months of previous respiratory experience preferred.

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

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