Respiratory Therapist

Posted: Aug 12, 2021

  • Category Respiratory Therapist
  • Department Respiratory Therapy
  • Schedule Full-time
  • Shift 6-6
  • Facility Central Valley Medical Center

Job Description

Respiratory Therapist – Full Time

About Us

Being a part of the Central Valley Medical Center Team means that you are professional, that you are committed to clinical excellence and compassionate care. You belong to an organization where employees are valued as individuals and encouraged to practice their specialties in a challenging, exciting, stable and supportive setting.

Duties for This Position

The Respiratory Therapist works under the direction of the Respiratory Department Manager and is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician orders and departmental policies and procedures. Therapists will set up and monitor mechanical ventilators and perform critical care duties required for treatment, such as, airway management and tracheal suctioning. Properly cleans and stores equipment. Documents all pertinent data in the patient’s medical record. Performs EKG’s treadmill stress tests, newborn hearing screenings, and sets up holter monitors and sends reports to ordering physician. Always treats patients and family members of patients with courtesy, respect, and dignity.


Education Requirements

Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree from AMA-approved school of Respiratory Therapy

Licensure / Certification

Must hold a state license or certification to practice respiratory therapy in the state of Utah.

Required Skills

Strong communication skills and independent judgment. Flexibility in demanding environment. Strong computer capabilities. Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time.

Please Note

All positions are subject to close without notice.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.