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Sanford Health Respiratory Care Specialist - Grand Forks Equip - PRN in Grand Forks, North Dakota

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Facility: Grand Forks Equip
Location: Grand Forks, ND
Address: 2600 Demers Ave APT 103, Grand Forks, ND 58201, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Salary Range: $26.50 - $38.50

Department Details

This position is PRN but normal store hours are 8AM-5PM Monday-Friday. No regular scheduled weekends or holidays, unless on call. On-call would be required for emergency response that may include some weekends, evenings, and nights. Staff rotate on call every 7-8th weekend for 6-7 days in a row.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Go to patient's home and check in with them periodically

  • Respiratory equipment education

  • Set up at the store

  • Discuss insurance with patients

  • Provide retail service - home oxygen, CPAP, Vents, etc.

We go to homes within a 50 mile radius outside of Grand Forks.

Job Summary

Required to deliver assessment, therapeutic intervention and education for patients with cardiopulmonary disorders or associated complications. Assess individuals to prevent, detect, monitor and manage disease and complications. Provide therapeutic interventions to directly impact cardiopulmonary health, as well as overall health status according to established goals and interdisciplinary care plans. Provide education to promote preventative care, self-management, enhanced cardiopulmonary health and quality of life. Perform regular assessments of patients and the equipment they use. Offer treatment suggestions based on the analysis of the patient. Work with patients in their home, hospital and clinic environments depending on patient needs. Work as part of a team of physicians, nurses or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with patient home respiratory therapy. May be required to work on call shifts on a rotating basis. Must possess a thorough knowledge and understanding of all procedures, indications, contraindications and hazards involved in respiratory care, as well as knowledge of equipment utilized in the department. Demonstrate the knowledge required to utilize computers for patient documentation and data gathering for quality care. Required to complete orientations, competency validations and other in-service as required by the department and medical center.


Associate degree in respiratory care from an accredited respiratory care program or in nursing required.

Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate

Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing

Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).

Currently holds a Respiratory Therapy (RT) or Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state(s) where the practice is occurring

and/or possess multistate licensure when applicable. Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) is required. Obtains and

subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.

If a licensed RT, must possess Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credentials

as attained through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and maintain active status according to NBRC

credentialing requirements.

Licensed RNs must possess licensure through the applicable state Board of Nursing (BON).

Active Driver’s License is required.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0185670
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No