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Truman Medical Centers PRN Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy HSD (6:45PM-7:15AM) in Kansas City, Missouri

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PRN Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy HSD (6:45PM-7:15AM)

TMC Truman Medical Centers

Job Location

TMC - Hospital Hill

Kansas City, Missouri

Department

Respiratory Therapy

Position Type

Part time

Work Schedule

6:45PM - 7:15AM

Hours Per Week

4

If you want to work where the action is, Truman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH) is the place for you. Known as “Kansas City’s Essential Hospital,” TMC/UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, TMC/UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. TMC/UH is comprised of three campuses:

TMC/UH Heath Sciences District is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children’s Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Centers serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we’re a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women’s services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health building , TMC’s beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center. We will soon open University Health 2, which will house all of our primary care and women’s care clinics.

TMC/UH Lakewood is located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. TMC/UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.

TMC/UH Behavioral Health is the KC metro area’s largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. The Healing Canvas Building , located in Kansas City’s vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.

Job Description

Administers respiratory treatments and tests as ordered by physicians. Cleans and performs preventive maintenance on associated respiratory therapy equipment as necessary. Receives instruction or review several times each day. In the absence of the Shift Supervisor, assumes the responsibilities for monitoring and delegating the workload.

  • High school diploma or the equivalent

  • Graduation from an AMA approved respiratory therapy program

  • Must be registered with the National Board for Respiratory Care

  • Must have and maintain current BCLS certification

  • Must be licensed by the State of Missouri as a respiratory care practitioner

  • Verbal communication skills required to explain procedure to patient and communicate with co-workers

  • Writing skills required to document procedures and information on patient charts and other records

  • Must have knowledge of the human development process of human development process and ability to work effectively with patients of all ages

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance. Lifting greater distances throughout the work shift

  • Must maintain CPR certification for continued employment

Preferred

  • Current ACLS certification and maintain current status throughout TMC employment

  • One-year experience as a respiratory therapist

Working at Truman Medical Centers is about making a difference. It's providing the best care to every patient every day.

Truman Medical Centers (TMC), Inc. is committed to being a leader in providing a culturally inclusive workplace for our employees. TMC is an equal opportunity employer. We value and celebrate our differences. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless, but not limited to race, ethnicity, religion, beliefs, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, language, age, citizenship, genetic information, marital status, socioeconomic status, literacy, disability, mobility, abilities, veteran status and any other category protected by applicable law.

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