• Respiratory Therapist

    Respiratory Therapist
    We are seeking a Respiratory Therapist in the Respiratory Services Department to:
    • Perform patient age-specific assessments designed to gather data relevant to the patient’s individual respiratory care needs.
    • Develop a plan of care
    • Implement the plan, provide treatment and diagnostic services, organize carte and evaluate the effectiveness of treatment/care
    Education:
    Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy or graduate of National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) Accredited program
    Experience:
    • 1-3 years of experience preferred.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • State of WI. License as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
    • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) required through the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC)
    • Basic Life Support certification required within 3 months of hire.
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (RP) required within 1 year of hire and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required within 6 months of hire.
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) through the NBRC within 2 years of hire.
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    (This is not an all-inclusive list of knowledge, skills, and abilities. For further information please reach out to our human resource department.)
    • Work consists of moderately complicated procedures and tasks which require independent judgments such as setting task priorities; evaluating results; problem solving; and coordinating with others.
    • Must be able to utilize critical thinking skills to organize respiratory care and incorporate the respiratory process when problem solving. 
    • Commitment to quality and to following SPH and department standards, policies, practices and procedures. 
    • Able to present a professional, cheerful, caring and sensitive attitude to patients, their family members, coworkers and visitors. 
    • Courtesy, tact and the ability to get along with coworkers as a team member, and the ability to keep sensitive information about patients and others strictly confidential is essential. 
    • Ability to communicate well and to explain procedures to patients.
    • Skills in decision-making, problem-solving, good judgment and a broad knowledge of general respiratory care are required. 
    • Skill in understanding, explaining, teaching and motivating people.
    • Basic proficiency with computers, knowledge of Microsoft Office, and keyboarding skills. 
    Schedule:
    • Per diem position (0.00 FTE)
      • Variable schedule, 6:00am – 6:00pm & 6:00pm – 6:00am
    Benefits:
    • Competitive health and dental insurance options
    • Flexible paid time off to  balance work and life
    • Retirement plan with immediate vesting and employer match up to 5%
    • Free State-of-the-art fitness facility membership
    • Generous tuition reimbursement
    • Employer provided life and disability insurance

    Organization Summary:

    Sauk Prairie Healthcare is a nationally-recognized system of primary and specialty services headquartered in a new state-of-the-art facility. We set the standard for service excellence, patient safety, and overall quality.