HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Respiratory Therapist Nights PRN in Anchorage, Alaska
Alaska Regional Hospital is looking for a Respiratory Therapist to join their team on an as-needed basis to work primarily the night shift.
Alaska Regional Hospital consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. To achieve this level of high-quality, compassionate patient care, we depend on the collaborative efforts of our entire team, from physicians, to clinical specialists, and support staff. Anchorage is a thriving community offering plenty of opportunities to have fun. Alaska boasts some of the most incredible scenic beauty around the world and draws visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home.
The Respiratory Therapist sets up and operates various types of respiratory care equipment to be utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and/or illness for neonate, infant, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
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.
Performs a variety of duties related to setting up, operating, cleaning, sterilizing, and storing respiratory therapy equipment.
Responds to emergency team calls.
Educates patients and family members and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
Certified Respiratory Therapist required.
Registry eligible or Registered Respiratory Therapist preferred.
BLS Certification through American Heart Association.
Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation
Title: Respiratory Therapist Nights PRN
Location: Alaska-Anchorage-Alaska Regional Hospital
Requisition ID: 01406-5241