Providence Health & Services Respiratory Care Equipment Technician in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Respiratory Care Equipment Technician to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. This is on the day shift - 36 hours per week.

The Respiratory Care Technician provides technical support to the department, cleaning and maintaining equipment, ordering supplies, and stocking work areas. Also performs patient-care related duties, including performing oxygen rounds, taking basic vital signs (heart rate, respiratory rate, and pulse oximetry reading) and patient charges.

In this position you will:

  • Verify physician orders for oxygen therapy, check patients against department records and submit patient charges for oxygen therapy.

  • Perform a basic respiratory assessment to include heart rate, respiratory rate, and pulse oximetry reading.

  • Reports results to the Charge Therapist, the Respiratory Therapist, and/or the RN caring for the patient.

  • Maintain accurate, timely, and legible documentation in the patient’s medical record and in department records.

  • Assemble and disassemble all types of respiratory care equipment.

  • Follow aseptic technique and universal precautions at all times, using proper technique in hand washing and care of equipment.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Good communication skills and basic computer skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of the patient-care technician (PCT) training

  • Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or enrollment in an accredited Respiratory Therapy education program

  • Medical terminology

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Respiratory Therapy

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 192378