Respiratory Care Practitioner Intern in Pleasant Prairie at Froedtert South

Date Posted: 9/21/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Schedule
    Full-time
  • Shift
    Varied
  • Hours
    80
  • Facility/Name
    Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital

Job Description

  • POSITION PURPOSE
    • Assist in the prevention, diagnosis and therapeutic treatment of respiratory disorders by various means, including the administration of medical gases, oxygen therapy, ventilation therapy, artificial airway care, bronchial hygiene therapy, aerosolization of pharmacological agents, respiratory rehabilitation therapy and other treatment, testing, evaluation and rehabilitation procedures, under the direction of a physician and the supervision of a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
    • High School plus specialized training (6 mons-2 yrs)
  • MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
    • Entry Level
  • LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
    • Must be formally enrolled in an AMA approved school for Respiratory Care within three (3) months of hire, and maintain the appropriate progress toward successful completion and States Licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
    • Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or the ability to obtain certification within 6 weeks of hire.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
    • Ability to read, write, hear, speak, and comprehend the English language.
    • Experience working with patients in a clinical situation is required.
  • PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    • Assists in the setup and monitoring of patient and ventilator systems.
    • Provides the appropriate therapeutic application of medical gases and environmental control systems.
    • Provides safe and appropriate aerosolized medications.
    • Cleans and prepares respiratory equipment for use.
    • Provides artificial airway care and management.
    • Enters patient charges into MIS. #cb

Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Froedtert Kenosha Hospital and the Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital and several other clinic locations.

Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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