Respiratory Therapy Specialist

Baltimore, MD
Aug 24, 2019
Aug 27, 2019
Full Time
We Are Hiring Respiratory Therapy Specialist - Respiratory Therapy 001 - Full-Time, Rotating - St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD - Baltimore, MDWhy Join Ascension? For more than 150 years, Saint Agnes Hospital, part of Ascension, has been dedicated to the art of healing by providing exceptional care to the greater Baltimore area. Built on a strong foundation of excellent medical care and compassion, Saint Agnes and the physicians who practice here are committed to providing the best care for our patients for many years to come.What You Will Do As an Associate with St. Agnes Healthcare-MD, you will have the opportunity toSupervises the daily activities of assigned Respiratory Therapy staff and/or other specialties.Responsibilities:Determines, coordinates and supervises daily staffing assignments and staffing levels.Provides leadership, orientation, training, coaching, and mentoring to departmental clinicians. Assists with performance evaluations and disciplinary actions.Coordinates patient care with other members of the healthcare team to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.Participates in multidisciplinary meetings/committees/projects addressing issues related to educational initiatives, evidence based care, conflict resolution, cost containment issues, implementation of new services/systems, and performance measures.Other duties as assigned.Facilitates patient care delivery throughout Saint Agnes in collaboration with departmental management, physicians, nursing, and other disciplines. Represents departmental concerns when attending hospital meetings or representing the departmental in any capacity. Provides opportunities for mentoring and counseling that foster development and empowerment of staff.Conducts ABG analysis. Ensures that all specimens are run in a timely manner. Troubleshoots and works in the blood gas lab when necessary.What You Will Need Licenses/Certifications/Registration:Required Credential(s): CertifiedA' BLS ProviderA' specializing inA' Health Service ProviderA' credentialed from theA' National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)A' obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.A' Or military CPR-First Aid training.CertifiedA' CertificationA' specializing inA' Neonatal ResuscitationA' credentialed from theA' American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)A' obtained withinA' 6 Months (180 days)A' of hire date or job transfer date.A' RegisteredA' Respiratory TherapistA' credentialed from theA' National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)A' obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.A' LicensedA' Respiratory TherapistA' credentialed from theA' Maryland Board of PhysiciansA' obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.A' Education:Some College - 1 YearA' Required: Graduate of AMA accredited program in Respiratory Therapy In lieu of the education requirement, 10 years of recent clinical experience in an acute care setting with three years experience of supervisory experience in a clinical setting Preferred: BS DegreeWork Experience:Required: Three years of experience in all clinical specialties. Preferred: Experience in a supervisory role.Equal Employment Opportunity We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.A' As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.A' Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from Jobble

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