NOTE: This job is flat-rated. The job title is restricted to a graduate of an AMA/CoARC approved Respiratory Care program. The timeframe for a candidate in this role is limited to a maximum of 5 months to obtain licensure to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in the State of Michigan.
Under the direction of a registered respiratory therapist and according to established policies and procedures, acts as a professional member of the health care team by providing respiratory therapy services throughout the continuum of care. In collaboration with the registered respiratory therapist, provides therapeutic and rehabilitative procedures and diagnostic tests for uncomplicated patients with, or at risk of, abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system. Collaborates with physicians, nurses and other members of the health care team to assist with developing optimal cardiopulmonary care plans for patients. Performs assessments for uncomplicated patients and evaluates the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy.
Completion of an AMA/CoARC approved Respiratory Care program. Associateï¿½s degree in Science, Allied Health or equivalent.
Must obtain licensure to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in the State of Michigan within five months. Timeframe for candidate in this role: A maximum of five months to acquire licensure.
Must obtain Registration (RRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) within five months. Timeframe for candidate in this role: A maximum of five months to acquire registration (RRT).
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005005600
About DMC Harper University/Hutzel Women's Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.