Respiratory Therapist-Reg

  • Req #: 55060
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
  • Corvallis, OR
  • GSR Respiratory Therapy
  • .9 (72 hrs/pp) - Night
  • Start / End Time: 1830 (6:30 pm) - 0700 (7:00 am)
  • Overtime Rule: 12+40
  • $27.79 - $42.04
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  • Sign on Bonus: $5,000
  • Relocation Allowance (up to): $10,000
  • *Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Provides effective respiratory care through approved client assessment, diagnostics, therapeutics and education. Provision of services is initiated by physician order and approved protocols.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • Samaritan Health Services Respiratory Therapy team delivers treatment and diagnostic patient care services to critical and non-critical patients. We serve all age groups and patient populations using evidence-based techniques related to the cardiopulmonary system.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • Current registration by National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC-RRT) required.
    • Current state of Oregon Respiratory Care License required.
    • Healthcare Provider BLS required.
    • Two (2) years clinical experience in Respiratory Care preferred.
    • GSR Respiratory Therapy:
      • ACLS required within one (1) year of hire.
      • If responsible for acute care, NRP and PALS required within one (1) year of hire.
      • GSRMC Neonatal Intubation Certification required or obtained within 90 days of hire and quarterly maintained by all regularly scheduled employees.
      • If responsible for Diagnostic care, Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT) required within 18 months of hire.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Patient Care - Possess the skills and knowledge needed to assist and care for others. Ability to recognize symptoms, drug properties and interactions, treatments, and preventive health-care measures within scope of practice.
    • Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas.
    • Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
    • Conflict resolution - Ability to proactively resolve conflicts in a positive and constructive manner. Possess the knowledge and skills to handle complaints, settle disputes, and negotiate with others to reach mutually beneficial decisions.
    • Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
    • Medical Terminology - Knowledge of medical records, procedures and terminology. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      CLIMB - LADDER

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      WALK - INCLINE

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      SQUAT Repetitive

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      PUSH (40-60 pounds force)

      PULL (40 - 60 pounds force)

      SIT

      STAND

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      REACH - Forward

      REACH - Upward

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      PINCH Fingers

      GRASP Hand/Fist

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

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