Providence Health & Services Respiratory Therapist in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Respiratory Therapist to Providence Extended Care in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a day shift position. 12 hour shift one shift per week.
We are a community of caregivers who deliver every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Under supervision, maintain a current clinical working knowledge of all cardiopulmonary equipment in use in the facility and responds to the needs of residents by performing direct respiratory assessment and therapy procedures at the resident’s bedside.
Help to develop and present orientation of Respiratory Care and Nursing staff.
Be responsible for all areas of emergency and critical respiratory care residents and adheres to cost-control measures as defined by the Respiratory Care Services Manager.
Carry out procedures and treatment orders.
Assess and describe resident respiratory conditions.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school graduate or equivalent
Credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as either a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
Have and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Newly hired Therapists who do not have BLS certification must obtain within 1 month of hire
1 year working in respiratory care services (may include student experience)
Experience must include all aspects of respiratory care services from basic procedures to critical care as well as services for adolescent through geriatric clients
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- The RRT credential
About Our Community
Providence Extended Care at the Cottages is located on a campus that includes eight cottages and a Commons Building. The Cottages are home to 96 residents. The Commons Building includes the facility reception area, Resident Bank, Gift Shop, Rehabilitation Therapies, Chapel, Supplies, Plant Services, Dietary, Support Services, Staff Development, Administration offices and Conference Rooms. The Cottages bear the names of Alaskan rivers and are arranged in alphabetical order along Compassion Circle.
Each cottage is a home that contains 12 private bedrooms/baths situated around a warm, inviting hearth and living area. An open kitchen allows residents and guests to enjoy the aromas and happenings of a kitchen, just like home. Each Cottage includes a Den along with a Spa and beauty/barber shop station. A patio off the dining area provides easy access to the outdoors and gardening opportunities. Large windows in the living area provide views for all to enjoy.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Respiratory Therapists
Req ID: 214561