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Respiratory Therapist

Requisition #

46839BR

Physical Location

Owatonna, Minnesota

Posted Date

19-Nov-2018

Dept. Name

Respiratory Therapy

Hours Per Week

36

Contract

Owatonna L113 Service Empls

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.

Owatonna Hospital, located south of the Twin Cities, offers inpatient and outpatient orthopedic, general, urology, plastic, ENT and ophthalmologic surgical services; inpatient mental health; birthing center; emergency medicine; and rehabilitation services through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM. With 331 employees, 163 physicians and 43 staffed beds, Owatonna Hospital serves approximately 42,000 inpatients and outpatients annually. The hospital is connected to Mayo Clinic Health System Owatonna and Koda Living Community, an 80-bed long- and short-term care facility.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 46839
  • Provides treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities with the cardiopulmonary system
  • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, setup, and instruction of respiratory services
  • Assesses and evaluates patients and recommends therapy regimes
  • Informs RN of changes in patient condition, test results and/or patient/family needs
  • Documents pertinent patient data using established charting systems
  • Assists in identifying educational needs

Education

  • Must be CRTT or RT from AMA approved school

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Respiratory therapist experience preferred

Skills

  • Demonstrate competence in all areas of respiratory care according to pre-established criteria for respiratory therapy department
  • Basic computer skills such as ability to use a keyboard and mouse, basic understanding of personal computers, terminology, hardware, software, Windows environment and Windows toolbar and its functions
  • Ability to use email, access the internet

Licensure/Certification

  • Licensed by state of Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  • BLS and ACLS certification required

Work Schedule

  • 36 hours per week
  • Evening night
  • 8 hour shifts during the week 3:00-11:30pm or 11pm-7:30am during the week and 12 hour shifts 7pm-7:30am on the weekends.
  • L113 Service Contract

Location/Community Information

Owatonna, located 45 minutes from Rochester and the Metropolitan area of Minneapolis/St. Paul, is ranked as the #2 small town in America with excellent schools, pleasant neighborhoods, and a variety of recreational activities. The Kaplan Woods Parkway offers 225 acres for hiking, biking, jogging, swimming, fishing and canoeing. The Owatonna Arts Center, Little Theatre of Owatonna and the Sculpture Garden are available if your love is music and the arts. Owatonna is home to more than 40 industrial firms. There are both public and private schools plus post-secondary and higher education programs. Owatonna provides the best of both worlds; a supportive and safe environment, affordable cost of living, outstanding school system, and easy access to all the amenities of big cities.

Owatonna:

  • Located 45 minutes from Rochester, Mankato and the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area
  • Population = 25,000
  • Service Area = 60,000

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 #

46839BR
Cardio / Resp / Sleep / Neuro