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Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN

Company: Corewell Health
Location: Taylor
Posted on: May 31, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary

Under minimal direction, the Registered Respiratory Therapist: implements and evaluates diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory services to assist physicians in the diagnosis and management of patients with cardiopulmonary and related disorders; participates in the education of patients, students, staff and physicians; provides technical support for all equipment related to the practice of Respiratory Care; assists with general department functions.

Essential Functions

Provides general respiratory therapeutic services including oxygen therapy, medical gas therapy, bronchodilator therapy, airway maintenance therapy and non-invasive ventilation (NIV).

Provides diagnostic respiratory services and non-invasive monitoring including pulse oximetry, arterial blood gas procurement, capnography, pulmonary function testing, apnea screening, bronchoscopy assistance and EKG procurement.

Ventilator management, non-invasive ventilation, arterial blood gas sampling/analysis, administration and monitoring of oxygen use, aerosolized medications, and therapeutic modalities.

Performs critical care procedures including airway management, resuscitation, mechanical ventilation and patient transport. Member of CPR/Code Blue and Rapid Response teams.

Assessment of patients and recommendation of patient care plans per established protocols. Perform and provide chart review, documentation, patient and family education regarding disease process and treatment plan.

Preceptor for students and staff.

Cleans, assembles and maintains equipment per infection control guidelines.

Troubleshoots problems to ensure proper functioning of respiratory equipment.

Assist with general department functions.

May be cross trained in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), pediatric units as appropriate.


Required Associate's Degree of Applied Science degree in Respiratory Therapy

LIC-Respiratory Therapist - STATE_MI State of Michigan Upon Hire required

CRT-Respiratory Therapist Registry - NBRC National Board for Respiratory Care Upon Hire required

CRT-At least one Certification from preferred list - UNKNOWN Unknown Upon Hire required

CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association Upon Hire required Or

CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross Upon Hire required

Physical Demands

Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Frequently up to 60 lbs

Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 25 lbs

Waist to Chest (below shoulder) > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 10 lbs

Waist to Overhead > 5 lbs: Frequently up to 25 lbs

Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Frequently up to 20 lbs

Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs

Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs

Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs

Sitting: Occasionally

Standing: Frequently

Walking: Occasionally

Forward Bend - Standing: Occasionally

Forward Bend - Sitting: Occasionally

Trunk Rotation - Standing: Occasionally

Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Occasionally

Squat: Seldom

Stair Climbing: Seldom

Crawling / Kneeling: Seldom

Reach - Above Shoulder: Occasionally

Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Occasionally

Handling: Seldom

Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Frequently

Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Occasionally

Finger/Hand Dexterity: Seldom

Primary Location

SITE - Taylor Hospital - 10000 Telegraph - Taylor

Department Name

Respiratory Care Therapy - Taylor

Employment Type

Part time


Variable (United States of America)

Weekly Scheduled Hours


Hours of Work


Days Worked


Weekend Frequency

Variable weekends

CURRENT COREWELL HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS - Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Corewell Health team members only.

Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors, and community. We require a drug-free workplace and require team members to comply with the MMR, Varicella, Tdap, and Influenza vaccine requirement if in an on-site or hybrid workplace category. We are committed to supporting prospective team members who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief.

Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.

You may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447.

People are at the heart of everything we do, and the inspiration for our legacy of outstanding outcomes, innovation, strong community partnerships, philanthropy and transparency. Corewell Health is a not-for-profit health system that provides health care and coverage with an exceptional team of 60,000+ dedicated people-including more than 11,500 physicians and advanced practice providers and more than 15,000 nurses providing care and services in 22 hospitals, 300+ outpatient locations and several post-acute facilities-and Priority Health, a provider-sponsored health plan serving more than 1.2 million members. Through experience and collaboration, we are reimagining a better, more equitable model of health and wellness.

Keywords: Corewell Health, Taylor , Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN, Healthcare , Taylor, Michigan

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