Respiratory Therapist in Vernal, UT at Ashley Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

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Job Description

Ashley Regional Medical Center

This position is responsible forperforming basic respiratory therapy procedures, draw and analyze ASGresults, manage ventilators, perform ABG, SVN and CPT as well asneonatal and adult resuscitation.  Full Time Night Position.


 EssentialDuties


•  Prepares patient care area adequately and ensures availability ofnecessary equipment and supplies.


•  Reviews and carries out physician orders timely and according topolicy.


•  Reports to physician any patient changes in condition, testresults, etc. in a timely manner.


•   Assures that patient are provided witheducation and risk factor assessments.

Mission

  Making Communities Healthier

Vision

  We want to create places that:


•  Peoplechoose to come for Healthcare


•  Physicianswant to practice


•  Employeeswant to work

Attitude

  Exhibits a positive attitude by:


•  Treatingeveryone with the dignity that they deserve


•  Welcomingcustomers in a friendly manner


•  Apologizingfor problems and inconveniences


•  Avoidingthe sharing of personal problems and frustrations with others


•  Findout the immediate needs of the customer and asking if there is anything elseyou can do

Communications

  Exhibits good communicationskills when:


•  Answeringthe telephone


•  Providinginformation


•  Listening


•  Smiling,making appropriate eye contact, and giving undivided attention to customers

Public Etiquette

  Exhibits good public etiquetteby:


•  Introducingyourself when meeting a patient or customer for the first time


•  Smilingand making appropriate eye contact with people


•  Offeringassistance to patients and visitors


•  Callingpatients by name


•  Communicatingin a polite manner using “please” and “thank you”

Personal Appearance

  Personal appearance isprofessional by:


•  Dressis professional, clean and in good taste


•  Wearingidentification badge appropriately at all times


•  Dressis in accordance with hospital and department dress code

Confidentiality and Privacy

  Respects privacy and maintainsconfidentiality by:


•  Knockingbefore entering a patient’s room


•  Providingproper fitting gowns and modestly covering patients


•  Closingcurtains/doors/window blinds during examinations, procedures, consultations


•  Allowinga patient privacy if you are not directly involved in care being rendered


•  FollowingHIPAA regulations


•  Sharingprotected health information and confidential information on a need to knowbasis only

Customer Service

  Respects the customers’ time by:


•  Acknowledgingpatients immediately when they come into your area


•  Explainingthe reasons for any delays and keeping the customer apprised of the situation


•  Trainingpatients on the operation of their bed, television, controls, and telephone


•  Answeringpatient call lights promptly with care, courtesy, and respect

Personal Responsibility andAccountability

  Exhibits a sense of ownership andaccountability by:


•  Conductingyourself professionally


•  Respondingin a timely, accurate manner to assignments and requests


•  Maintainingfiscal responsibility by utilizing resources wisely, taking care of equipment,and preventing lost charges


•  Solvingproblems, meeting needs, and determining what can I do to make a positive difference


•  Adaptingto changes in a positive, professional manner


•  Attendsstaff meeting and complete all mandatory training on time


•  Doesnot incur unapproved overtime, arrives on time and leaves on time and has fewunscheduled absences

Commitment to Each Other

  Supports a healthy workenvironment by:


•  Notspreading gossip or talking about other team members


•  Addressingconflicts quickly and appropriately


•  Notholding a grudge or acting out against other employees


•  Workinginterdepartmentally through communication, cooperation, understanding and trust

Integrity

  Acts with integrity by:


•  Completingan honest hour of work for each hours of pay


•  Refrainingfrom criticizing others


•  Upholdingthe standards of our Code of Conduct


•  Doingyou part to make this a great hospital


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements 


•   Must be a licensed CRT or RRT in the State of Utah.


•   Current BLS and NRP certification required.


•   ACLS and PALS preferred.


•   Previous experience with respiratory therapy preferred.


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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