UnityPoint Health Student Respiratory Therapy Assistant in Waterloo, Iowa
UnityPoint - Allen Hospital
PRN - As Needed
The Student Respiratory Therapy Assistant, under the direction of the Cardiopulmonary Manager and RRT/CRT, is responsible for supporting, treating, and maintaining the respiratory system and providing respiratory therapy for all ages as ordered by a physician, according to established standards and practices.
Administration of 02, respiratory medicines, bronchial hygiene, and collection of blood for ABG analysis for all ages.
Maintenance of invasive and non-invasive ventilators for all ages. Assists in airway management for all ages under the supervision of a RRT/CRT.
Assistance with bronchoscopy and specimens from procedure under the supervision of a RRT/CRT.
Performing EKG's and bedside monitoring of patients vital signs, and assessment of the respiratory system for all ages.
Responds to all emergency Codes-Blue/Pink, MET, STEMI Trauma, and Chill under the supervision of a RRT/CRT.
Must travel to patients on various nursing units
Enrolled in current Respiratory therapy program
ACLS, PALS, NRP, and Basic life, within 6 months of hire.
A basic computer skill, read, writes, comprehends and speaks English.
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
Requisition ID: 2021-98405
Street: 1825 Logan Ave
Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
Name: Pulmonary Funct-Cardio- Logan
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.01
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: prn- day/evening
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org