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UnityPoint Health Respiratory Therapist-Registered in Dubuque, Iowa

Work hours will be nights, 7:00 pm - 7:00 am, for 72 hours per pay period, and as needed. You will be required to flex to other shifts as needed. There is a holiday and a every 4th weekend rotation.

The Respiratory Therapist administers respiratory therapy treatments by performing bronchopulmonary drainage; assisting with breathing exercises; monitoring physiological responses to therapy such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, and blood chemistry changes; and directing treatments given by aides, technicians and assistants. The RT also sets up and utilizes disinfection/sterilization equipment, ventilator therapy, pulmonary function testing, cardiac diagnostic testing (EKG, GXT, Holter), and blood gas testing and equipment calibration.

  • Must be a graduate of an approved Respiratory Care program

  • Must be licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the State of Iowa

  • Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist with the National Board for Respiratory Care

  • Current CPR certification required. ACLS and NRP certification/training required within 3 months of start date

Requisition ID: 2021-94889

Street: 350 N Grandview Ave

Name: 2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .90

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Nights, 6:00 pm - 6:00 am, for 72 hours per pay period. There is a holiday and a every 4th weekend rotation.

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