Respiratory Practitioner

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  • DULUTH, MN
  • 01 Respiratory Services Department
  • Unscheduled - All Shifts - 8/12 hours
  • Allied Health
  • FTE: 0
  • Req #: 21524
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Summary

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The Respiratory Practitioner deliver Respiratory Care according to established standards, policies and procedures, while maintaining competency in respiratory care principles, techniques and departmental function.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: See Licensure/Certification/Registration requirement.
    • Experience: N/A
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Temporary license with the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice or an active license with the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross, or Military Training Network. ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) certification within one (1) year of hire.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: Advanced education in Asthma and COPD.
    • Experience: One (1) year acute care. PFT, Pulmonary Rehab and Sleep Lab.
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current ACLS, NRP and National Board for Respiratory Care Registry credential (RRT).
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Ability to use sound professional judgment and accept individual responsibility and accountability for decisions and outcome; to follow complex oral and written instructions; to listen and receive information and suggestions from others; to complete work assignments within given time parameters; to support St. Luke's Hospital's goals and objectives.
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      READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
    • SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    • REASONING ABILITY - Advanced Skills: Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
    • AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds and do bending, lifting, reaching, and walking. Frequent prolonged standing/walking; lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients.
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        Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Reach with hands and arms - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Bending-repetitive forward - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
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      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
      • Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 25 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 35 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
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      WORK ENVIRONMENT
      • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
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      WORKING CONDITIONS
      • Subject to hazards of flammable, explosive gases. Freq Exposure to Fumes/Airborne particles, Rare Exposure to Radiation.
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