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United Hospital, located in downtown St. Paul, Minn., is the largest hospital in the Twin Cities east metro area, providing innovative services and programs, such as the Nasseff Heart Center, United Heart; Vascular Clinic and Vascular Center; neuroscience care through the John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute for the treatment of brain aneurisms, Bentson Family Foundation Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Brain Tumor Center and the Nasseff Neuroscience Center; as well as psychiatry, womens health, surgical, rehabilitation and emergency services. With 2,949 employees, more than 1,000 physicians and 546 licensed beds, United Hospital provides a full range of health care services to 200,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.
Req ID: 58553
Provides assessment, treatment, and diagnostic evaluation of of patient with cardiopulmonary deficiencies and/or abnormalities.
Performs diagnostic procedures to support treatment and care of the patient.
Utilizes therapist driven protocol to assesses and treat patients under supervision of physician.
Graduate of AMA approved program for Respiratory Care.
CRT is required for hire, RRT preferred. RRT is required within one year of hire.
Licensure by Minnesota Board of Medical Practice is required.
ACLS certification is required within one year of hire.
One to two years previous critical care experience preferred
Ability to work with patients form adolescents to adults
Demonstrate good communication skills and customer rapport
Ability to work independently as well as part of team
Possess the ability to prioritize tasks under fluctuating workloads and crisis and apply good organizational and critical thinking skills
Display extensive knowledge of Human Anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, microbiology of the cardiopulmonary system with application through patient assessment and therapeutic interventions
Knowledge of general therapeutic modalities and technology as well as ventilator management is necessary
Experience in ABG puncture/analysis
Additional ability to deal with difficult patients and obtain maximum effort when performing pulmonary function
Can speak, write, understand and communicate in English
28 hours per week or 56 hours per pay period. Schedule is rotating evening/nights with night shifts every other weekend (Friday-Sunday).
Holiday rotation required; will be determined upon hire.
With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater, the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.
Located in St. Paul
Population = 287,000
Service Area = 1,600,000
Community Resource Links:
Community Information School Digger
Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education
Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press
Twin Cities Living Magazine
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