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Intern - Respiratory Therapy

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Pine Island
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, ) and ranked in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you'll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits . Eligibility may vary.

Position description
The Respiratory Care Assistant 2 provides support for respiratory care services for the treatment of patients with disordered respiratory physiology under the direction of a registered respiratory therapist. Responsible for delivering varied oxygen devices on a timely basis. The respiratory therapy assistant 2 performs hospital-wide rounds on a daily basis to monitor and provide service to patients using respiratory support devices. Supports the respiratory therapists, nurses, and physicians with their equipment/supplies needs, work lists, workload data throughout the Mayo complex. Serves in the department communications center and provides information management and data entry for department billing, QA database, and in support of research studies. Member of the hospital Code 45 team, performing CPR as required. Staff at RMH performs 12 Lead EKG's.

Qualifications
Minimum educational level is a high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) plus 3 years' experience in a direct patient care role OR completion of 3 years of a baccalaureate program in respiratory care. Must be able to learn and perform CPR. Must have good verbal communication skills. Ability to interact with a variety of individuals. Have strong independent problem solving skills to respond to unpredictable situations. Maturity, initiative, commitment to patient and customer service, and good judgment are required. Ability to work harmoniously in a team environment. Expected to follow proper precautions to avoid potential exposure to infectious agents, hazardous substances, noise, and heat. Good manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination to work with equipment. CPR will be taught if not already BLS trained. Must be able to differentiate medical life support gases. Previous knowledge of medical terminology/abbreviations helpful.

Exemption status
Non-exempt

Compensation Detail
$21.21 - $30.11/ hour

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

Hours / Pay period
72

Schedule details
Shift Varies

Weekend schedule
Every third weekend.

International Assignment
No

Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Recruiter
Anna Francis

EOE
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Minneapolis , Intern - Respiratory Therapy, Healthcare , Pine Island, Minnesota

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