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Respiratory Therapist - Contract

Company: Atlantic Partners
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for respiratory therapy duties including oxygen administration, application of ventilators, initiation, assessment of and recommendations for respiratory care services including diagnostic studies under physician supervision. Actively and consistently demonstrates the mission, vision, values and guiding principles.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides for the administration of airway management, mechanical ventilator applications and management, therapeutic respiratory care services, oxygen and aerosol therapy, certain diagnostic services, and other therapies as outlined in department scope.
  • Provides respiratory equipment ventilator maintenance.
  • Documents all provided customer care activities within electronic medical record, to include applicable charges for services rendered.
  • Recognizes and complies with legal regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
  • Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in Code of Conduct.
  • Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
  • Reports violations or areas of concern to leader or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

    Education Requirements

    • Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy; Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy preferred.

      Certificates, Licenses & Registrations

      • Current Licensed Respiratory Therapist (RT) issued by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. Team member must meet all annual requirements for renewal including mandated CEUs.
      • Must be currently certified as a BLS provider.
      • Must attain and maintain ACLS, PALS, and NRP provider status within 6 months of employment and NICU CORE team members must acquire STABLE within 6 months of employment.

        Minimum Experience, Knowledge, Skill & Ability Requirements

        • Prior experience as a Respiratory Care Practitioner/Therapist and level 3 NICU experience preferred.
        • New Graduate RT from an accredited Respiratory Therapist school will be considered.
        • Ability to take initiative, be self-motivated and an independent, accountable, dependable performer.
        • Effective planning, time management, organizational and detail-oriented skills.
        • Solid PC skills to include electronic medical record, MS applications, Internet, etc.
        • Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to express ideas and information (both in written and oral form), clearly and concisely in a manner appropriate to the audience.
        • Demonstrated ability to deal with conflict in a positive manner. Has an awareness of, responds to, and considers the needs, feelings and capabilities of others.
        • Ability to be accountable for quality customer service and respond appropriately to a variety of personalities and situations.
        • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards.
        • Must be able to read, write and speak effectively in English.

Keywords: Atlantic Partners, Eden Prairie , Respiratory Therapist - Contract, Healthcare , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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