Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN

MD_HCHN Holy Cross Health, Inc.
Germantown, MD
Sep 23, 2021
Sep 26, 2021
Full Time
Employment Type:Part timeShift:Rotating ShiftDescription: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 carefor the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patient (as defined in the unit scope of care). Utilizesknowledge 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 (ie; patient's family or guardian, outside agencies) in the assessment, treatment and continuing care of the patient as needed.Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.Upon hire and completion of probationary period, successful candidates will have to be able to work independently with Neonatal (if applicable), Pediatric and Adult patients in the Acute care settings and Adults in the Critical Care (ICU) setting. They must posses the ability to interpret Arterial Blood Gases and recommend therapies.Assesses the respiratory status of assigned patients through physical exam, chart review, and response to ordered therapy; and makes recommendations, when appropriate, to affect and achieve an optimal level of response to the intervention ordered.Communicates operational theory to other health care professionals, and recommends technology most appropriate to maximize patient comfort and safety, and provide effective and appropriate use of technology.Obtains, sets-up and operates appropriate equipment and supplies to perform Respiratory Care procedures.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.Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 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.