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Respiratory Therapist

Company: ThedaCare
Location: Neenah
Posted on: May 31, 2024

Job Description:

Why ThedaCare?

Living A Life Inspired!

Our new vision at ThedaCare is bold, ambitious, and ignited by a shared passion to provide outstanding care. We are inspired to reinvent health care by becoming a proactive partner in health, enriching the lives of all and creating value in everything we do. Each of us are called to take action in delivering higher standards of care, lower costs and a healthier future for our patients, our families, our communities and our world.

At ThedaCare, our team members are empowered to be the catalyst of change through our values of compassion, excellence, leadership, innovation, and agility. A career means much more than excellent compensation and benefits. Our team members are supported by continued opportunities for learning and development, accessible and transparent leadership, and a commitment to work/life balance. If you're interested in joining a health care system that is changing the face of care and well-being in our community, we encourage you to explore a future with ThedaCare.

Benefits, with a whole-person approach to wellness -

  • Lifestyle Engagement
    • e.g. health coaches, relaxation rooms, health focused apps (Wonder, Ripple), mental health support
      • Access & Affordability
        • e.g. minimal or zero copays, team member cost sharing premiums, daycare

          About ThedaCare!

          Summary :
          The Respiratory Therapist provides best practice, quality respiratory care and education to patients with pulmonary diseases or conditions using a variety of techniques and equipment. Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team and communicates effectively to support patient outcomes. Ensures patient care meets quality standards established by ThedaCare, the department, and regulatory agencies. Maintains skills and knowledge necessary to provide safe, effective, and developmentally appropriate respiratory care to patients of all ages.

          Job Description:

          1. Assesses, plans, collaborates, and provides individual care through best practices and education to improve or support the patient's level of health.
          2. Performs various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures according to established standards, procedural guidelines, and policies to provide quality patient care.
          3. Applies knowledge and critical thinking to establish and communicate the plan of care for patients.
          4. Participates in decreasing barriers, enhancing customer satisfaction, and reducing wastes and/or costs to support ThedaCare's safety, quality, and financial goals.
          5. Develops and collaborates with multiple team disciplines to effectively and efficiently provide an exceptional experience for patients, families, and team members.
          6. Works in a team-based environment during urgent situations involving rapidly changing priorities to achieve the highest quality of patient outcomes.
          7. Is accountable for accurate, timely documentation and charges using current technology.
          8. Adapts to a changing healthcare environment.
          9. Is responsible for individual professional growth and development while serving as an expert in the respiratory field.
          10. Uses clinical information to facilitate development and implementation of the prescribed plan of care as appropriate.

          • Associate's degree from an accredited respiratory care program
          • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) or CPR certification for healthcare providers
          • ACLS, PALS, NRP as required by respective role or facility
          • Current State of Wisconsin License Respiratory Care Practitioner PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
            • Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of fifty (50) pounds without assistance
            • Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties WORK ENVIRONMENT:
              • Typically works in climate controlled environment
              • Frequent movement throughout work environment
              • Frequent exposure to sharp objects and instruments
              • Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock
              • Occasional high noise level in work environment
              • Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and pharmacological agents
              • Occasional contact with aggressive and or combative patients
              • Use of computers throughout the work day
              • Frequent use of keyboard with repetitive motion of hands, wrists, and fingers

                Scheduled Weekly Hours:
                36Scheduled FTE:
                ThedaCare Regional Medical Center - Neenah - Neenah,WisconsinOvertime Exempt:

Keywords: ThedaCare, Oshkosh , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Neenah, Wisconsin

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