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Respiratory Therapist

Company: St. Mark's Hospital
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionIntroductionDo you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) Respiratory Therapist you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. Mark's Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsWe are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. Mark's Hospital, we offer an array of benefits for PRN colleagues. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Medical Benefits designed to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act
  • Wellbeing Resources
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • HCA Healthcare Hope Fund
  • Disaster Relief SupportLearn more about Employee BenefitsOur teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Respiratory Therapist where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsAs a Registered Respiratory Therapist you will be will be joining a team that is dedicated to serving others in need and also supporting one another. In this important role:
    • You will assess patients and recommend care plans and treatment regimens.
    • You will implement and maintain BiPAP/CPAP, pressure control/high frequency jet ventilation, and mechanical ventilation for patients as directed.
    • You will maintain patient airways by suctioning, positioning, securing endotracheal and tracheostomy tubes, changing tracheostomy tubes, and intubating in designated circumstances.
    • You will obtain blood from arterial and pulmonary artery catheters and by arteriotomy.
    • You will provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency care to unstable patients when needed.
    • You will provide education to students, new therapists, and other personnel as appropriate.
    • You will give excellent care to our neonate, infant, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients.What qualifications you will need:
      • Graduate of Respiratory Care program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Respiratory Care Education (CoARC).
      • Maintain 10 hours of continuing education per year.
      • Current Utah Respiratory Care Practitioner license.
      • RRT through the NBRC within 6 months of hire.
      • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BCLS) certification within 7 days of hire.
      • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Advanced Life Support Course (ALS or ACLS) and Certification within 90 days of hire and NRP if core NICU.
      • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course and Certification within 90 days of hire.
      • Critical Care experience preferred. ACLS/NRP for adult/neonatal clinicians respectively within 90 days of hire.For 150 years, St. Mark's Hospital has provided a full-spectrum of healthcare services to Salt Lake City and its surrounding communities. As Utah's first hospital, St. Mark's team members uphold a rich tradition of patient-centered, top-quality care at our 308 plus bed hospital. St Mark's drives the development of some of the regions finest clinical service areas such as neurosciences, trauma, orthopaedics, cardiac care and robotic surgery. St. Mark's was named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals - list. This is the eighth time this hospital has been recognized with this honor as one of the top performing Teaching Hospitals in the U.S.St. Mark's has expanded emergency access to the communities we serve with two free standing emergency centers, Taylorsville Emergency Center and West Valley Emergency Center. Both locations have 10 plus patient rooms are staffed 24/7 by experienced board-certified emergency room physicians, nurses and support teams from St. Mark's Hospital. In addition to ER care, both facilities give comprehensive imaging services, including computerized tomography (CT scan), X-ray, and ultrasound as well as a fully-equipped medical laboratory.Nestled at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains, St. Mark's sits in a picturesque and ideal location. From our hospital doors it's a quick commute to Salt Lake's urban and cultural benefits, and a short drive to outdoor adventures and Utah's glorious national parks.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-FounderIf you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Respiratory Therapist opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

Keywords: St. Mark's Hospital, Salt Lake City , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Salt Lake City, Utah

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