Respiratory Care Aide

  • Requisition ID: 179651
  • Department: 200241 Respiratory Care Svcs
  • Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits
  • Shift: Day
  • Category: Service workers
Position Purpose
Under the supervision of the Respiratory Care Supervisor, the incumbent will help facilitate the job of the Respiratory Care Practitioners, Supervisors, and Nursing staff. This position is responsible for transporting of equipment, clerical responsibilities, ordering and stocking of respiratory care supplies, maintenance and sterilization of various respiratory equipment including adult and pediatric bronchoscopes. Servicing respiratory therapists and nurses regarding requests pertaining to respiratory and oxygen equipment throughout the entire hospital.
Nature and Scope
The incumbent is in frequent contact with Respiratory Care staff and nursing personnel. The position requires stocking and clerical responsibilities. The incumbent will have daily contact with nurses, therapists, physicians, visitors and other hospital employees and occasional contact with patients during the transporting of equipment.

The incumbent has the freedom to make decisions regarding levels of stock to be maintained, and the ordering of supplies for the designated locations. Status of non-stock supplies (disposable or non-disposable) and any defects in equipment should be brought to the attention of the supervisor or director for ordering and repairs.

The major challenges to this position are to meet the demands of several critical areas at once (i.e., process bronchoscopy cart, oxygen delivery, transporting of respiratory equipment, and assisting Therapists) while maintaining usual services. Additionally, the RC Aide must assure proper decontamination of equipment and supplies in accordance with Renown Health policies. Furthermore, the RC Aide will follow all policies regarding the properly handling and stocking of non-controlled substances. Finally, the incumbent is to maintain a caring and supportive attitude during occasional stressful situations and to communicate effectively with respiratory therapists, nurses, and physicians to benefit our patients.

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
Name Description
Education: Must have working-level knowledge of English language, including reading, writing and speaking English.
Experience: Experience in ordering and stocking of inventory preferred.
License(s): None
Certification(s): BLS certification within 3 months of employment, and ongoing thereafter.
Computer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computer skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.


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