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Respiratory Therapist II, Registered - Respiratory Therapy

Hawaii Pacific Health


Location:
Lihue, HI
Date:
03/23/2017
Job Code:
7583
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Job Details

Job ID: 7583
Job Title: Respiratory Therapist II, Registered - Respiratory Therapy
Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI
Description:

Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is the largest medical facility on Kaua‘i and has been recognized as one of the nation’s best rural hospitals. With 169 physicians on staff, Wilcox Memorial provides residents and visitors with expert diagnosis and treatment for more than 20 specialties. Its state-of-the-art acute care facility includes a full suite of services from emergency, OB/GYN and pediatrics to cardiology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, pulmonology, nephrology, cosmetic surgery, internal medicine and family practice. In 2010, the Wilcox Health Women’s Center opened to provide preventive and diagnostic care for Kaua‘i’s women close to home. The hospital has 71 beds, including seven intensive care beds, five birthing suites, 20 same-day surgery beds and a 20-bed emergency department. It is equipped with MRI and CT scanners and a state-of-the-art surgical center with six surgical suites. In 2010, the American Heart Association recognized Wilcox Memorial in three areas of excellence: Coronary Artery Disease (Gold Award), Stroke (Silver Award) and Heart Failure (Silver Award.) Wilcox Memorial Hospital, together with Kaua‘i Medical Clinic and the Wilcox Health Foundation, is affiliated with Hawai‘i Pacific Health, the state’s largest health care provider.

The Respiratory Therapy team partners with health care professionals across the continuum of care to provide quality therapeutic and diagnostic respiratory care for our patients with acute or chronic cardiopulmonary disorders. Our certified respiratory therapists are specialized in both cardiac and pulmonary nursing and medicine, and work with patients to improve lung function through exercises, special medications and the use of oxygen equipment. This experienced team incorporates evidence-based practice and state-of-the-art technologies in their practice to improve patient experience while at our hospitals and clinics.

As the Registered Respiratory Therapist II, you will help to provide professional, compassionate respiratory therapy care to patients and their families, including the delivery of cardiorespiratory and related services. You will also serve as a technical resource on all aspects of respiratory care. We are looking for someone with great communications and patient care skills, the ability work in collaboratively in a team-oriented atmosphere and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

 

 

 

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

 

Work Schedule: Rotating - 12 Hours

 

Work Type: Per Diem 

 

FTE: 0.250000

 

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

 

Exempt: No

 


Minimum Qualifications: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatrics Advanced Life Support (PALS) CPR Cards. Current Hawai‘i Respiratory Therapist License.

Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year respiratory care or related experience. One (1) year experience in respiratory care with blood gas analysis and EKG.

 

 

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