Respiratory Care Assistant
Student position, PRN schedule - will work around school curriculum
Join the RRT team at BJC Memorial Belleville Medical Center. Memorial Belleville Medical Center is dedicated to your growth and development. Be a part of an environment where you can thrive.
Memorial Hospital Belleville is an acute care hospital offering medical and surgical services plus critical and emergency care including Children’s at Memorial for pediatric emergency care. It provides patients a full complement of diagnostic and treatment services as well as heart and vascular care. Memorial, offering medical and surgical services plus critical care, is an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care and is designated as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital by the Illinois Department of Public Health. In addition, Memorial Belleville recently was accredited by the American College of Radiology as a designated Lung Cancer Screening Center. Since 2008, it has been designated as a Magnet®-recognized organization for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Memorial Hospital Shiloh, a 94-bed, all-private suite hospital was recognized with Magnet status in 2018 and provides emergency care, labor & delivery, nursery, medical and surgical services plus critical care.
The Respiratory Care Department provides inpatients and outpatients with high-quality therapeutic and testing services.
Under the supervision of a Registered Respiratory Therapist, provides basic routine patient care activities in the general care areas related to respiratory care including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation within the guidelines of the hospital and department. Ensures care provided is safe, effective, developmentally and age appropriate while complying with all quality and regulatory requirements as well as quality improvement initiatives. Provides cleaning, processing and general maintenance of equipment.
ResponsibilitiesPerforms various basic routine diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory procedures in the general care areas according to established standards, procedures, guidelines and policies.Recognizes and seeks assistance with abnormal findings and/or changes in patient status to other healthcare team members.Effectively communicates by participating in the exchange of information including documentation, handoff and works collaboratively with the healthcare team.Holds self-accountable and seeks out opportunities for continuous learning and feedback and is able to prioritize and apply effective time management.Processes equipment according to manufacturer and industry standards.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED
Supervisor ExperienceNo Experience
Licenses & CertificationsBasic Cardiovascular Life Sup
Licenses & CertificationsRespiratory Educational Permit
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At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
- Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
- Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
- 401(k) plan with BJC match
- Tuition Assistance available on first day
- BJC Institute for Learning and Development
- Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
- Adoption assistance
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The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer