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Billings Clinic Registered Respiratory Therapist - Medflight in Billings, Montana

Registered Respiratory Therapist - Medflight

Non-Exempt

req604

Varies

Full-Time (.75 or greater)

0.90 = 72 hours

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Microsoft Office Programs (i.e., Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)

HIPAA and confidentiality requirements

Patient’s/resident’s rights

Patient safety standards

Thorough knowledge of respiratory care principles, critical care procedures, hyperbaric medicine principals, procedures, equipment operation and techniques

Additional knowledge requirements for Registered Respiratory Therapist

II-Respiratory Flight Therapist

SKILL IN:

Interpersonal skills necessary in order to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, nursing staff, and other staff members

Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Word, Excel)

Analytical and assessment skills

Additional skill requirements for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

II- Respiratory Flight Therapist

Application of flight safety skills

Flight equipment operation (i.e., IV pumps, trauma equipment, radio operations, etc.)

Additional skill requirements for Registered Respiratory

Therapist (RRT ) – Hyperbaric Medicine

ABILITY TO:

Additional ability requirements for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

II – Respiratory Flight Therapist

COMPLEXITY & DIFFICULTY:

Additional complexity/difficulty areas for Registered Respiratory Therapist

(RRT) II – Respiratory Flight Therapist


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Flight equipment operations (i.e., IV pumps, trauma equipment, radio operations, isolette, transport ventilators, point of care lab testing, etc.)

Flight safety

IV insertions

Intubation

Application of ACLS and PALS and NRP certification skills

Operation of all related trauma equipment (i.e., C-spines, MAST pants, splints, etc.)

Administration of drugs pertinent to patient care in flight

Tympanic membrane assessments

Emergency decompression and other emergency protocols

Operation of hyperbaric chamber and related equipment

Incorporate population specific needs into all aspects of communication and patient care; scope of services provided will encompass age groups ranging from infant through geriatric

Perform mechanical skills and exercise sound judgment, evaluation, and assessment in delivering care, and take the appropriate action in the event of adverse reaction

To operate all trauma and flight equipment

High level of independent judgment

Consequences of errors are particularly serious in ventilator management, arterial puncture, intubation, and HBO therapy

Errors could result in patient/resident satisfaction issues

Errors could result in quality of care issues and injury to the patient/resident

Errors related to misidentification of patients/residents could result in serious and/or life threatening consequences

Must anticipate trauma needs and arrange for the appropriate equipment and supplies for the flight (i.e. blood).

Graduate of an AMA-approved school for Respiratory Care

Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist by the National Board for Respiratory Care within six (6) months of employment

Healthcare Provider CPR certification;ACLS and PALS to be achieved within two (2) years of employment

Current Montana RCP license

To moderately complex (non-waived) laboratory testing, verification of education (copy of degree diploma or transcripts) must be provided for the highest science related degree; if training was under a certification program will need to provide copy of high school transcript

Additional Qualifications for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) II –

Respiratory Flight Therapist.

Three (3) years of respiratory therapy experience with a minimum of 2 years of previous critical care experience

ACLS & PALS & NRP Certified

Successful completion of Billings Clinic Flight Safety training

Successful completion of Billings Clinic Trauma training

May participate in regular shift assignments in the NICU unit

Additional Qualifications for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Hyperbaric Medicine

Successful completion of Billings Clinic tympanic membrane assessment training

Additional Qualifications for Registered Respiratory

Therapist (RRT) Outpatient Pediatric Clinic Specialty Medicine

Two years of respiratory care experience; desire experience in pulmonary function testing, sleep, asthmas education

PALS certification required

Certified Pulmonary Function Therapist (CPFT) certification or ability to complete within 2 years of hire

Certified Asthma Educator (AE-C) certification or ability to complete within 1 year of hire


WORKING CONDITIONS

Normal patient/resident care environment

May be required to work varying shifts, weekends, and holidays

Participates in on-call rotations to support quality care and the business needs of the department

May be required to assist in other Pulmonary Center service line areas

Utilization of computers for clinical/financial databases

Additional working conditions for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) II

– Respiratory Flight Therapist

Participates in on-call rotations to support quality care and the flight program

May participate in regular shift rotations in the NICU unit to support quality care

Frequent travel in fixed wing aircraft and ambulances in conjunction with a Registered Nurse

Work is performed in small confined areas of the aircraft

Additional working

conditions for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) I – Pediatrics

Travel within the service region to provide outreach clinics with providers

Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit health care organization in Billings, Montana with approximately 4,000 employees, including over 400 physicians and advanced practitioners. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital. Learn more about Billings Clinic (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/) (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality (https://www.billingsclinic.com/quality-safety/) .

Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.

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