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Respiratory Therapist - Per Diem - University Hospital at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority in Madison, Wisconsin

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are seeking a Respiratory Therapist to:

  • Provide treatment and diagnostic respiratory services with patients and families        

  • Work with an inter-disciplinary team to ensure high quality patient care

  • Act as a resource to physicians and health care professionals



Minimum - Graduate of a COARC accredited School for Respiratory Therapy.

Work Experience:

 Minimum - Recent Respiratory Therapist experience preferred.

 Licenses and Certifications:

 Minimum –

  • Licensed as a RCP in the State of Wisconsin.

  • CPR Certified.

  • RRT Credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care for individuals with greater than six months post-graduation. RRT eligible new graduates must obtain the RRT credential within 6 months of hire.

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification required for any AFCH RT position within 6 months of hire.

 Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively educate others.

  • Ability to perform advanced Respiratory Therapy procedures independently and have good problem-solving skills.

  • Extensive knowledge of home respiratory equipment.

  • Knowledge of RAD guidelines and Medicare regulations.

  • Excellent verbal and written skills and be effective in time management and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with a variety of professionals and home care companies.

  • Ability to display leadership and professionalism while in the workforce.

  • Interprets selective laboratory and diagnostic tests.

  • Collaborates with all members of the healthcare team and external customers.  

Physical Requirements:

Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

 Work Schedule:

This is a 30% FTE, Per Diem position. Scheduled shifts will be a range of the following 8/12 hour shifts: 7:00 AM - 7:30 PM, 7:00 PM - 7:30 AM, 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM, 7;00 AM - 3:30 PM, and 11:00 PM - 7:30 AM. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nations leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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