Respiratory Therapist PRN Nights in Shawnee Mission, KS at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Respiratory Services
  • Travel
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Job Description

Shawnee Mission Health

SMH has provided faith-based, whole person care to the Kansas City community since 1962. SMH is more than just a hospital campus. We’re a network of health care facilities working to exceed expectations by delivering quality care with compassion and supporting an exceptional staff of more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties.

 Our mission of Improving Health Through Christian Service is achieved each and every day through the dedication and commitment of our associates, physicians and volunteers. We strive to be a regional beacon of wellness, hope and healing attracting customers seeking unsurpassed clinical quality and compassionate care for the whole person, following the example of Christ's healing ministry.

 The largest health care provider in Johnson County, Kansas, the SMH network includes Shawnee Mission Medical Center, SMH – Overland Park and SMH – Prairie Star. The 54-acre campus at SMMC is comprised of the main hospital, a community health education building, six physician office buildings and an associate child care center. The Emergency Department at SMMC is the busiest in Johnson County. We deliver more babies each year at the Shawnee Mission Birth Center than any other hospital in the metropolitan area and our Center for Women’s Health is nationally recognized. We have 10 Shawnee Mission Primary Care locations with more than 70 Board-certified doctors who specialize in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics as well as Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care and Spira Care locations.


You will be responsible for:

  • Provides direct respiratory care to patients in all areas of the hospital as outlined in Pulmonary Services procedure manual.
  • Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.
  • Demonstrates understanding of Code Blue and Rapid Response procedures.
  • Assures code blue intubation and blade boxes are checked daily and after use.
  • Demonstrates ability to access department and Medical Center information.
  • Performs respiratory care procedures according to physician orders, department policy/procedure, and patient care plan.
  • Demonstrates ability and proficiency to order, perform, confirm and post ECG’s in patient’s chart.
  • Demonstrates ability to set-up, implement therapy, wean appropriately and document completely on high flow oxygen systems.
  • Assures mandatory hospital and department competencies are done annually in a timely manner. 

What will you need?

  • Associate’s Degree or Graduate of a Technical School
  • Up to 1 Year of Experience
  • Kansas Respiratory Therapist License
  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association Preferred
  • NRP if working in the NICU

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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