Respiratory Therapist Assistant

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Authority Madison, WI
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We are seeking a Respiratory Therapist Assistant to:

* Assemble, transport, disinfect, calibrate and troubleshoot respiratory related equipment

* Assist the Respiratory Therapists and physicians with various procedures and tasks

Education:

Minimum - High School Diploma or equivalent

Work Experience:

Preferred - Previous experience with assembly and cleaning of respiratory care equipment preferred

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum - CPR Certified

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

* Knowledge of, or ability to learn, set-up, maintenance and cleaning of various types of respiratory care equipment

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Ability to work in a team environment and to collaborate with a variety of professionals

Physical Requirements:

Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Work Schedule: 100% FTE, 40 hours per week. Seven day-a-week coverage with rotating days worked. B weekend rotation. Holiday rotation. Shifts are variable and rotate between 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM (schedules are posted in advance). Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that's ranked Wisconsin's #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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UW Hospital and Clinics benefits

UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.