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Fairview Health Services Respiratory Therapist in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Overview

Cardiopulmonary Services at the University of Minnesota Medical Center is a dynamic, growing department with approximately 60 staff members. As part of a large, integrated, academic healthcare system, the Respiratory Therapist has a dynamic role in the care of our patients and is an integral member of the intra-professional team.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Respiratory Therapist at the University of Minnesota Medical Center is responsible for providing respiratory care for patients following established standards and practices. In addition, the department also provides hemodynamic and IABP clinical monitoring services. Further responsibilities include VA and VV ECMO. We are interested in applicants looking to advance their practice in the care of critically ill adult patients in an academic setting. The respiratory therapist must provide superior patient customer service and clinical skills to align with the overall expectation of a positive patient experience. This is a 72-hour per pay period position, rotating weekend schedule, following completion of department orientation.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • Associates Degree

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree – graduate of accredited (CoARC or JRCRTE)

Preferred License/Certification/Registration:

  • Must be certified and registry eligible

  • Must be or become registered by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice.

  • Must obtain BLS by start date

  • RRT is required for an ICU orientation.

  • ACLS classes will be provided if applicant does not have current certification.

New Grads:

  • Must complete RRT within 1-year of hire date

  • Temporary license or licensure through MN Board of Medical Practice as a Respiratory Therapist required by start date.

Experience Requirements

Minimum Experience:

  • None

Preferred Experience:

  • 1 to 3 years of experience is preferred with pediatric or adult critical care patients.

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2019-30109

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Respiratory Care

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)

Shift night

Hours per 2 weeks 72

Department Respiratory Therapy

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