Job Description

Aspirus Iron River Hospital


Iron River, MI


Shifts: Day


For a 3rd year in a row,Aspirus has been recognized as one of the top 15 Top Health Systems in theUnited States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifying thetop-performing health systems in the country based on overall organizationalperformance.


Aspirus is currently seeking a RESPIRATORYTHERAPIST to work at Aspirus Iron River Hospital in Iron River,Michigan. Duties include:

*    Provides respiratoryand cardiopulmonary monitoring, diagnostics and therapy services under medicaldirection to patients in a variety of care environments. 

*    Assists in orientationtraining of hospital staff, students and the public regarding respiratory diseaseand care. 

*    Provides respiratorycare to patients of all ages, including neonates, pediatric, adolescent, adultand geriatric patients.  Interpretspatient information and understands treatment needs depending on the age ofpatients under care. 

*    Whenever applicable,demonstrates understanding of the needs of specific age groups in terms oftheir physical and motor development, psychosocial development andintellectual/language development.   


*   Knowledge of respiratory care standards andprotocols normally acquired through graduation from an AMA approved school ofRespiratory Care with an Associate Degree. A Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Care or Biological Sciences and oneyear of critical care experience and experience in pulmonary function orcardiopulmonary lab beneficial.

*   An active Michigan license to practicerespiratory care necessary.

*   Neo-natal Resuscitation Program certification attime of hire or obtained within 6 months of employment.

*   BLS, Pals and ACLS preferred

*   Certified as a registered Respiratory Therapist(RRT)


Hours: This position is occasional / as needed.Retirement plan available.


Aspirus Iron River Hospital and Clinics isone of four hospitals in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the Aspirus family.

With 300+ employees, Aspirus Iron River Hospital andClinics serves people through a 25-bed hospital, physician clinics,dialysis center, rehab fitness centers, ambulance service, and home care andhospice. The outpatient part of this practice is located in a stand-aloneclinic. This allows the provider to work independently yet have the specialistsupport and financial security from the entire Aspirus health caresystem.  The critical access hospital has an average daily census of 9-10patients.

The hospital and clinics provide numerous servicesand has up to date technology, including a 64 slice CT and a mobile MRI. Themedical staff includes family practitioners, internal medicine, generalsurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, radiologist, emergency medicine physicians,Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants.  Visiting medical staffincludes ophthalmologist, oncologist, cardiologist, ENT, podiatrist, andnephrologist.

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