Position Summary: This position is responsible for independently performing respiratory care procedures which requires the ability to interpret physician orders, assess patient needs, deliver prescribed therapy and evaluate patient response. This includes invasive procedures that may be performed with minimal supervision and minor assistance in patient care units and critical care areas. Therapists will serve in a consulting role by communicating suggestions to other members of the clinical team regarding the respiratory care delivered to patients in all areas of the hospital. The position requires the ability to respond promptly to changes in workload and make adjustments in assignments as needed to achieve optimal productivity, efficacy and quality patient care.
Minimum Education * Associate degree in Respiratory Care from an accredited program.
Minimum Experience * 1 year Respiratory Care experience preferred.
Required Registration/License/Certification, * Current Kansas license or eligible for Kansas license * Registered Respiratory Therapist credential from the NBRC
Internal Number: 6865
About Salina Regional Health Center
At the Salina Regional Health Center, our most valuable resource is our people — each an important member of the Salina Regional family. We know that North Central Kansans seek, and demand, the highest standards in healthcare. Our employees are passionate about being a part of the region's healthcare leader — each is critical to our healthcare process. Armed with the latest medical technology, expertly guided by capable physicians, and made human by our caring, attentive and friendly nurses, staff and employees — all helps ensure our patients get better when they trust us with their healthcare. Every day, and for every patient, so they'll have confidence for the good life.