If you are looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity, join the team of Franciscan Tacoma Rehabilitation Hospital. This brand new hospital is currently under construction and will serve patients recovering from strokes, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries, and other conditions. The 60-bed hospital is a joint venture partnership between Franciscan CHI and Kindred Healthcare in Tacoma, WA.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to focus on each patient as an individual to ensure that we are meeting their clinical needs and creating a fun and dynamic healing environment. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's ‘Most Admired Healthcare Company’ for 8 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.
Summary: The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for administering safe and competent respiratory care as ordered per physician, monitoring mechanical ventilation, administering medications, patient assessment, understanding ramifications of hemodynamic monitoring, understanding blood work results, monitoring, teaching, and training.
Education: As required for Registry by National Board of Respiratory Care for Registry.
Licenses/Certification: Current credential as Registered Respiratory Therapist by the National Board of Respiratory Care. Current licensure from state licensure agency. BLS Certification. Must maintain currency of NBRC credential, BLS Certification and State license.
Job : Respiratory Therapy Primary Location : WA-Tacoma-Franciscan Specialty Care Organization : 3843 - Franciscan Specialty Care Shift : Day