Centura Health Respiratory Therapist in Garden City, Kansas
Welcome to Centura Health:
The same incredible caregivers. The same compassionate care. The same dedication to advancing health for all people, including the most vulnerable. St. Catherine Hospital is one of 20 Centura Health hospitals and 240 care sites across Colorado, Utah and Kansas that are proudly becoming part of CommonSpirit Health.
Flourishing Begins Here:
Qualified external applicants with at least six months of direct experience are eligible for a $20,000 sign-on bonus!*
Based on your location you may also be eligible for an additional relocation bonus up to $8,000! *some exclusions may apply
*To be eligible for the sign-on bonus, you m ust be hired into a full-time or part-time position; PRN positions are not eligible.
You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. We value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more. This is the heartbeat of our organization and your time will be spent in a supportive, team environment with resources to help you flourish and leaders who care about your success.
As an Respiratory Therapist you will:
Perform respiratory procedures under physician direction in all patient areas. Responsible for patient assessments, care plans, plan implementation and evaluation and revision of therapy plan as needed.
Collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure the most effective and efficient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes.
Utilize knowledge of patient’s age and cultural diversity in the provision of patient care.
Support the organization vision and mission and practices performance improvement techniques to assure the delivery of the most effective patient care.
What You Bring/Job Requirements:
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
1 year of respiratory therapy experience, preferred
Prior use of electronic medical records (EMR), preferred
High School Diploma required
Associates Degree preferred
Completion of an accredited Respiratory Therapy Education Program, i.e. CoARC, JRCRTE, or CAAHEP required
Must have current state Licensure (RLT) in applicable state of employment. Must have CRT by NBRC required
BLS required from the American Heart Association
Current ACLS certification from the American Heart Association required upon hire or obtain within 1 year of hire/transfer date.
Physical Requirements - Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)
Your Connected Community:
When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the amazing associates who work here, every community within our connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.
St. Catherine Hospital, located in Garden City, KS, was founded by two pioneering physicians and the Dominican Sisters. They created and maintained the spirit that has enables St. Catherine Hospital associates to develop a thriving health care facility unlike any other in southwest Kansas. Like many of families and businesses in our community, our roots run deep – 85 years of excellence and counting. Residents of Garden City enjoy life in a relaxed, small-town (population approx. 30,000) with a zoo, several parks, golf courses, modern shopping and more.
St. Catherine Hospital – Dodge City, is a Joint Commission accredited 99-bed hospital that serves as a regional referral center for southwest Kansas. Acute care is at the heart of what we do. St. Catherine Hospital – Dodge City provides health services that include diagnostics and interventional cardiology and cardiac rehabilitation. We combine patient-centered care with modern technology and medical expertise to treat a wide range of medical conditions.
This position is regional and will rotate between St. Catherine Hospitals in both Garden City and Dodge City in Kansas.
Caring for Your Whole Well Being:
We offer incredible benefits that impact mind, body, and spirit to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and include Health Insurance Plan Options, Dental, Vision, 401K with generous matching, a Daycare FSA that includes a company contribution, Tuition Reimbursement, Student Loan Forgiveness and so much more! While you are applying be sure to also consider our generous benefits packages as part of your overall compensation! You can view our benefits in Colorado, Kansas, and New Mexico HERE (https://centura.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=447276&hashed=-1090637925) , or for benefits in Utah look HERE (https://centura.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=717592&hashed=-2072217948) .
Everyone Thrives Here You’re different, and we love it. Your perspectives, your ways, what you are on a mission to go and do – we’re all different at Centura Health, but we’re also all equally connected and supported. We are here to cultivate YOU in an environment which not only lifts you up, but propels you forward. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veteran and Disability. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, health screen and background check.