Respiratory Therapist II - Registered

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted
Mar 08, 2017
Closes
Jun 02, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Part Time
Position Purpose:General Summary:

Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care to specified group of patients. Collaborates with physicians, medical professionals and other staff, to ensure quality of care given. Provides care for neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient, as defined in unit scope of care. Utilizes knowledge of principles of growth and development appropriate to patient age, to ensure that care provided meets unique, physical and psycho-social needs of patient. Involves appropriate parties (i.e. family or guardian, and outside agencies) in assessment, treatment and continuing care of patient, as needed. Works independently in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (minimum of four hundred hours per year in NICU). Acts as clinical preceptor for new therapists. Serves on hospital committees, as assigned by department management, as needed. Provides educational presentations on current practices and concepts to department at least twice per year, as needed. Supports Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Health.

Minimum Licensure & Certification Required (if applicable):

1. Registry with National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).

2. Current license from Maryland Board of Physicians as Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).

3. Current BLS Healthcare Provider certification from American Heart Association.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

1. Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience.

2. Minimum of two (2) years of experience working in neonatal intensive care, or trained by Holy Cross Health NICU therapist and signed off on NICU competencies.

3. Able to demonstrate good ability to communicate using English language in written and verbal fashion, promoting team approach to patient care.

4. Visual acuity at all ranges, corrected or uncorrected.

5. Normal hearing range, corrected or uncorrected.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.Job Description Details:

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.