Respiratory Care Practitioner- Eligible for a $10,000 sign-on bonus for this role!
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Froedtert Hospital Respiratory Care Department is growing!
The Respiratory Care Department has experienced recent growth and
is looking for motivated individuals to join our team of
Practitioners. With new opportunities and initiatives for
practitioners to be involved in, the department is recruiting.
Be part of a great team that focuses on high quality patient care
through advanced metrics, multidisciplinary team collaboration, and
Respiratory Care Practitioner level involvement.
Location: US:WI:MILWAUKEE at our FROEDTERT HOSPITAL facility.
Shift: Shift 3
Three 12-hour shifts per week. 1800-0630. Holiday and weekend
Responsibilities: A Respiratory Care Practitioner performs
designated Respiratory Care and Pulmonary diagnostic procedures, in
accordance with established policies and procedures by the
department and hospital, in the treatment, management, control,
diagnostic evaluation, and care of patients with deficiencies and
abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system. The
Respiratory Care services include, but are not limited to, the
following activities performed upon physician order: Therapeutic
treatment and diagnostic testing performed with use of medical
gases and equipment, environmental control systems, humidification,
and aerosols; Administration of medications to the cardiopulmonary
system; ventilatory support, including maintenance and management
of life support systems; Bronchopulmonary clearance and breathing
exercises; Patient education; cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
Maintenance of natural and artificial airways. These procedures are
performed in critical care and non-critical care areas, on patients
of all ages. Responsible for performing job duties in accordance
with mission, vision, and values of Froedtert Health System. Other
duties as assigned.
Summary: Minimum of 1 year of worked or educational clinical
experience in both general and critical care is required. 2+ years
of experience in a hospital setting providing respiratory care is
preferred. Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care program is
required. Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Care or related health
field, is preferred. Current State of Wisconsin License as a
Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) is required. Registered
Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board for
Respiratory Care (NBRC), is required. New graduates have 6 months
from date of hire to obtain this credential. Staff hired prior to
July 1, 2002, are grandfathered into this job code/position number.
All other staff must maintain an active RRT credential. American
Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for the Healthcare
Provider (BLS) or an AHA approved equivalent is required. American
Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is
required within 6 months of hire. American Association for
Respiratory Care (AARC) and Wisconsin Society for Respiratory Care
(WSRC) membership is preferred.
Come join our award winning team! See What Is Possible?.
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health
care network is composed of an academic medical center, two
community hospitals and more than 25 primary and specialty care
health centers and clinics. The Froedtert & MCW health network
offers exceptional care in the community and streamlined,
coordinated access to specialty expertise, clinical trials and the
full range of tertiary care capabilities of eastern Wisconsin?s
only academic medical center when the need for more complex
treatment arises. Froedtert Health has been widely recognized for
our dedication to our staff, providing a work environment full of
encouragement, innovation, collaboration and respect.
We invite you to review the job posting above. If you meet the
requirements and qualifications for this opportunity, you are
encouraged to apply.
Thank you for considering a career with Froedtert Health!
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values and
maintains an environment that attracts, recruits, engages and
retains a diverse workforce. As a federal contractor/subcontractor,
we take affirmative action in employment based on race, sex,
disability and status as a protected veteran. We welcome protected
veterans to share their priority consideration status with us at
262-439-1961. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform
pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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