RESPIRATORY THERAPY ASSISTANT
Aspirus Wausau Hospital Inc
Work Hours: Casual hours great for Respiratory Therapy Students!
For a 3rdyear in a row, Aspirus has been recognized as one of the top 15 Top HealthSystems in the United States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifyingthe top-performing health systems in the country based on overallorganizational performance.
We areseeking a RESPIRATORY THERAPY ASSISTANT in Wausau, WI at AspirusWausau Hospital who provides respiratory and cardiopulmonary assessment,monitoring, diagnostic, and therapy services under medical direction to patientsin a varietyof care environments. This person assists a, licensedrespiratory care practitioner (RCP) under their direct, immediate, and on- premises supervision. S/he assists in educating the publicregarding respiratory disease and care. Providesrespiratory care to patientsof all ages, including pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.Interprets patient informationand understands treatment needs depending on theage of patientsunder care. Wheneverapplicable, demonstratesunderstanding of the needs of specific age groupsin terms of their physicaland motor development, psychosocial development andintellectual/language development.
- Knowledge of respiratory care standards and protocols normally acquired through active attendance as asenior student in an AMA approvedschool of Respiratory Care.
- Experience in clinical healthcare beneficial.
- Active membership in the American Association for Respiratory Care, experience with electrocardiography, arterial monitoring and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) beneficial.
- Current BLS certification.
Aspirus WausauHospital is the flagship of the Aspirus system that serves patients in 14counties across northern and central Wisconsin, as well as the Upper Peninsulaof Michigan. It is a licensed private/not-for-profitfacility with 325 beds and staffed by 350 physicians in 35specialties. Aspirus Wausau Hospital isa Level II trauma center that provides primary, secondary and tertiary careservices as a regional referral center. Specialty referral service emphasisexists in cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, orthopedics and cancer. Thehospital has an average daily inpatient census of 160 with approximately 15,000admissions per year. Outpatient visits exceed 50,000 and there are also morethan 24,000 annual emergency department visits.
As an Aspirus team, we demonstrate caring, weplan to impact the future, work with happiness and enthusiasm, recognize ourpower to make a difference and improve the health of our communities.
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