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Respiratory Therapist

Requisition #

66791BR

Physical Location

Fridley, Minnesota

Posted Date

01-Sep-2020

Schedule Type

Part-Time

Dept. Name

UNY Respiratory Therapy

Hours Per Week

20

Contract

Unity 113 Technicals

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Mercy Hospital is the premier hospital in the northern metropolitan communities of the Twin Cities. It is located on two campuses: one in Coon Rapids, and one in Fridley. Together, these facilities offer nationally recognized clinical excellence and compassionate health care services, including cancer care, heart and vascular services, emergency and trauma care, surgical services and da Vinci® System, The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children’s Minnesota, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the Joint Replacement Center and women’s and children’s services. In 2016, Mercy Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics. With 3,500+ employees, 830+ affiliated physicians and 420 staffed beds, Mercy Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient services to more than 270,000 patients each year.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 66791
Provide all aspects of respiratory Care; including but not limited to mechanical ventilation, inhaled medications, airway clearance techniques, oxygen therapy, patient assessment and education, CPR, EKGs, spirometry, arterial puncture and analysis.

Education

  • Graduate of a CoARC accredited program of Respiratory Therapy.
  • BS preferred

Qualification/Skills

  • RRT credential by the NBRC
  • 1 year previous critical care experience preferred
  • Strong verbal, critical thinking and workload management
  • BLS required, ACLS, NRP and PALS preferred

Work Schedule

  • 20 hours a week
  • Days/Evenings
  • Every other weekend, 8 hour shifts, flex position with no block schedule.
  • UTY L113 Technical contract

Location/Community Information

Fridley is known for a small-town atmosphere in the midst of a metro area. Fridley schools experience unusually strong enrollment by nonresidents who cite quality academics, good school climate, and personalized attention for each student, as their reasons for choosing the Fridley Schools.

Fridley:

  • Located 15 miles North of Minneapolis
  • Population = 20,000
  • Service Area = 600,350

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

66791BR
Cardio / Resp / Sleep / Neuro