Respiratory - Respiratory Therapist PRN Days

Coffeyville Regional Medical Center - Coffeyville, KS

The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), (or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)), is a professional who assesses and treats patients with both acute and chronic dysfunction of the cardiopulmonary system in collaboration with physicians and care providers to coordinate the best plan of care for the patient. S/he may be a Certified Respiratory Therapist only if they are eligible and actively pursuing registration.


  • Perform therapeutic and diagnostic interventions for respiratory conditions
  • Evaluate and assess patients respiratory needs to develop an appropriate care plan in accordance with approved protocols or by consulting with and making recommendations to physicians
  • Evaluate and assess patients ventilator needs, utilizing appropriate modes, ventilators and technology, both invasive and non-invasive in accordance with approved protocols or by consulting with and making recommendations to physicians
  • Accurate document therapy and medications administered, including pre and post assessment of therapy, diagnostic testing results, patient interventions and physician communications
  • Assure accuracy of patient charges by correct documentation
  • Assist with equipment care and maintenance, cleaning and disinfection/sterilization, reassembly and functional checks
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information according to HIPAA and company policy

The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) assumes other responsibilities as assigned.


  • Analytical ability to apply criteria and evaluate information to make decisions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; and excellent interpersonal skills in teaming with patients, medical staff and the public
  • Detail oriented with proven ability to multitask
  • Professional appearance and ease in developing rapport with others
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common specific and technical journals
  • Accurate clinical assessment skills regarding patient medical condition
  • Computer skills including MSOffice, Outlook, Meditech, preferred


  • Graduate of accredited Respiratory Therapy program, required
  • Active or pursuing registration with the National Board for Respiratory Care, required
  • Current licensure with the State of Kansas, required
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS and NRP, required
  • Critical care experience in hospital setting, preferred

Posted On: Tuesday, November 21, 2023

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