Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Employer
Lancaster General Health
Location
Spry, PA
Posted
Sep 21, 2022
Closes
Sep 24, 2022
Ref
657285707
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
*Please note, this position is located in Lancaster, PA Summary Job Description Job Title: Registered Respiratory Therapist: LGH(36hr/wk/Days) Location: Lancaster General Hospital Hours: Full-time, 0.9, 72 hours per two weeks working hours between 6:00am and 6:00pm with every third weekend, every other holiday and occasional on call. Sign-On Bonus: $13,500 with two year commitment to organization POSITION SUMMARY: Administers respiratory care services in accordance with department policies and procedures, providing input to the clinical evaluation and technical aspects of administered care. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties: Administers physician-prescribed treatment/testing to patients in all clinical areas according to physician order and/or department policy and procedure. Administered services include, but are not limited to, therapeutic gases, aerosol and humidity therapy, positive pressure breathing treatment (IPPB/CPAP), deep breathing exercises, airway care, including tracheobronchial aspiration and other procedures, and postural drainage and percussion/vibration to aid in secretion removal. Performs physician-ordered arterial blood sample collection and performs subsequent analysis on an arterial blood gas analyzer for oxygen, carbon dioxide, pH, and oxygen saturation levels. Establishes, monitors, and adjusts ventilator management of the critically ill patient requiring mechanical ventilation, under the direction of a physician and/or established physician protocol. Provide complete and accurate documentation according to department policies for performed services. JOB REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: CPR certification. Certification as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (or hold a temporary permit) by the PA State Board of Medicine. Graduate AMA approved Respiratory Therapy Program. Individual must be registered or registry eligible. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One (1) year of neonatal intensive care experience. One (1) year of arterial gas punctures. One (1) year of ventilator management. Registry through NBRC - one (1) year. Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards. The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute. The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole. Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely. #LI-MD1 Benefits At A Glance: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees: 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials Health, Dental and Vision Coverage Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching Child Care Subsidies Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes Disclaimer PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law. Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means. This position requires a professional license #LI-MD1 #CB Benefits At A Glance: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees: 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials Health, Dental and Vision Coverage Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching Child Care Subsidies Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes Disclaimer PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law. Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH , and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means. LGH Full Time Posted on 09/01/2022