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Respiratory Therapist (RT)

Company: Rehabilitation Hospital of Montana
Location: Billings
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Description
The Rehabilitation Hospital of Montana is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America's Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in 2023. A career at The Rehabilitation Hospital of Montana, a 34-bed state-of-the-art inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated as a tri-venture with Lifepoint Health, Billings Clinic and St. Vincent Healthcare, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the "Magic City" who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Billings area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!
-Our Benefits:
- - - - - - - - - Tuition assistance/reimbursement
- - - - - - - - - Low nurse-to-patient ratios
- - - - - - - - - Expansive benefit package including PTO plan, 401k + Match, and insurance coverage
- - - - - - - - - Professional development and advancement opportunities
- - - - - - - - - Targeted approach to career development
- - - - - - - - - Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
- - - - - - - - - Superior quality patient outcomes
- - - - - - - - - Supportive leadership and culture
What you will do in this role:

Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment. - Remains alert to assess possible side effects to oxygen delivery
Administers respiratory therapy treatments, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each
Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning
Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function or participation in rehabilitation. - Makes appropriate physician contact for intervention
Performs arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure
Performs EKGs, types report interpretations, sends reports to physicians who requested them and files reports in department, according to department procedures
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications


Current Montana State Respiratory Therapist Licensure
Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy
Current BLS certification
- Three (3) or more years of previous experience in all aspects of cardiopulmonary services highly preferred

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The Rehabilitation Hospital of Montana strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

Keywords: Rehabilitation Hospital of Montana, Billings , Respiratory Therapist (RT), Healthcare , Billings, Montana

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