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Requisition # 312631

Are you interested in growing and expanding in a leadership capacity as a Respiratory Therapist in a way that can benefit the community? Then working as a Team Lead Registered Respiratory Therapist at IU Health West Hospital may be the flawless opportunity!

IU Health West Hospital is a full-service 175 bed hospital for adults and children that continues to provide leading family-centered care in the heart of one of the fastest growing communities in Indiana since 2004.   In 2019, West Hospital began an $83 million expansion that added three floors to two of its towers resulting in an additional 50 beds.   All patient rooms are private to optimize comfort for each individual and their family, and our wealth of services includes intensive and progressive care units, medical-surgical units, maternity services and a special care nursery, technologically advanced surgical services, cardiac catherization labs serving interventional radiology cardiology and interventional radiology and 24/7 STEMI, on-site diagnostics, cancer services including on-site radiology oncology, women’s diagnostic services, a 24/7 emergency department with an observation unit serving adults and children, and an attached medical office building.

Our Respiratory Therapy team offers a full-service approach providing services to all age ranges.   With our 50 bed expansion, our ICU and Acuity Adaptable/Progressive Care units have grown, expanding our respiratory services. Our respiratory therapist services can be seen in all areas of the facility that include: the emergency department, medical surgical units, ICU, acuity adaptable unit, and labor & delivery with a level II special care nursery.   Our respiratory therapists work closely with nurses and physicians as an important part of the patient care team.    We have an extensive respiratory assessment and protocol program that gives our therapists the ability to provide the best individualized care for our patients.   Our therapists are trained to perform intubations on all age ranges, arterial line insertions, and assist with bedside bronchoscopies.

As a Team Lead Registered Respiratory Therapist you will help educate, train, and guide our dynamic staff. You will work closely with Respiratory leadership and departmental educators to help facilitate multidisciplinary training of respiratory modalities, equipment, and services to all the areas of the hospital and mentor/precept future team members to the department. You will navigate staffing and balance schedules. You will also provide feedback to team members and leadership of opportunities of improvement to advance the department in a positive direction

Our culture at West Hospital is one of teamwork and respect while providing a sanctuary of healing for our patients

Are you excited about the chance to be a part of a dynamic organizational leadership and team? Apply today!

  • Requires current licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner from the state of Indiana.
  • Requires graduation from a CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care) and regionally accredited respiratory care program.
  • Requires that the N.B.R.C. registry exam be passed within 13 months of hire date.
  • Requires Healthcare Provider BLS. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Preferred ACLS; PALS; and/or NRP certification.
  • Requires 3-5 years’ experience in Respiratory Care.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member.
  • Independent judgment and the ability to facilitate integration of evidence-based information into practice.

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