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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

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