Registered Respiratory Therapist II, FT-36hrs

6 days left

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
May 06, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Position Purpose:Is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care to a specified group of patients.
Collaborates with physicians, medical professionals and other staff to ensure the quality of care given. Provides care for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patient (as defined in the unit scope of care). Utilizes
knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient's age to ensure that care provided meets the unique, physical and psychosocial needs of the patient. Involves appropriate parties (i.e.; patient's family or guardian, outside agencies) in the assessment, treatment and continuing care of the patient as needed.

Is able to work independently in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Acts as Clinical Preceptor for new Therapists.

Serves on hospital committees as assigned by Department Management as needed.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.Job Description Details:

This position requires the Therapist to be able to work in both the Adult and Neonatal Critical care settings as well as the Adult Acute Care setting.  Separate orientations for both areas will be given to individuals that are hired into this position.  Each orientation is based on the work experience an individual has upon hire.

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