Tandem Hospital Partners

Respiratory Therapist

US-KS-Kansas City
Job ID
2017-1135
# of Openings
1
Category
Hospital Operations
Kansas City

Overview

Saint Luke

 

Saint Luke’s Community Hospital provides a modern approach to personalized, high quality, compassionate care. With neighborhood locations throughout the greater Kansas City area, specializing in 24/7 emergency services and inpatient stays, this leading-edge hospital concept provides greater access to patient care, while drawing on the breadth and expertise of the Saint Luke’s integrated health network. After listening to and engaging our communities, Saint Luke’s is pleased to offer its patients an exceptional patient experience, with convenient locations, short wait times, skilled patient care from board-certified physicians and experienced nurses, as well as dedicated lab, imaging and pharmacy services.

 

Saint Luke’s has engaged Tandem Hospital Partners (THP) to provide management services to staff and grow Saint Luke’s Community Hospital.

 

As an employee of THP you have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, new model of healthcare. You will experience a work environment that includes the best of both worlds, a new innovative healthcare hospital model, while also working in partnership with and representing the most reputable, recognized, and award-winning hospital brands in the United States. From excellent benefit plans to a family and service-oriented company culture, THP offers its employees a rewarding and motivating career with work-life balance, continuing education, and career growth opportunities.

 

Job OpportunityRespiratory Therapist

The Respiratory Therapist will provide training to our emergency room and inpatient nurses, assisting in the evaluation of our facility respiratory treatment requirements. An exceptional opportunity for a qualified, motivated and committed healthcare professional to deliver the highest quality holistic patient care resulting in the best healthcare outcomes and extraordinary patient satisfaction scores in a highly collaborative team model.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Upholds the values and mission of the Tandem family
  • Provide training to our emergency room and inpatient nurses on appropriate respiratory therapies
  • Counsel the patient, staff and family with regards to the patient’s respiratory therapy needs
  • Assist in making appropriate referrals for continuing respiratory care
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Licensed Registered Respiratory Therapist by the State of Kansas, required
  • Current BLS certification, required
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred.
  • 3+ years’ experience, required
  • Critical Care or ER experience, preferred 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent understanding of the organizations goals and objectives
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff to define business requirements and goals, and to identify and resolve issues
  • Knowledge and ability to work on large-scale complex projects that include multiple strategic goals and multiple tactical tasks
  • Knowledge and ability of needs, goals, deliverables and interdependencies of other functional departments
  • Able to keep a positive attitude and problem solving stance in difficult circumstances
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to be extremely effective independently  

Location 

Kansas City, Kansas

 

Travel Required

Will require travel to other THP facilities within the Kansas market

 

Shifts Available

PRN - 4 hours per facility per month

 

Eligibility Requirements

If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States, and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. TN, H1B status), now or in the future.

 

THP strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. THP is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, Veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

 

Saint Luke’s Community Hospital Opening 3 locations in January 2017: Legends, Leawood, and Overland Park.

 

Meet & Greet Event - We are hiring for a variety of positions including RNs, Paramedics, Patient Access Coordinators, and Rad/CT Technologists.

 

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 14 – Thursday Nov. 16

Time: 9am - 6pm

 

Location:

Holiday Inn Express (Overland Park)

7580 W 135th St, Overland Park, KS 66223

 

Walk-ins are welcome.

 

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