A leading pediatric hospital, CHOP has one of the largest pediatric research programs in the world. The nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children, it has over 500 beds at its primary facility in Philadelphia and is a leader in formal pediatric medical training, pediatric emergency medicine, and adolescent medicine.

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Graduate Respiratory Therapist - 72 hours Biweekly - Any Shift - Philadelphia Campus

The Graduate Respiratory Therapist (GRT) is a novice to advanced beginner level practitioner of respiratory care. The GRT at this level administers respiratory care modalities and performs routine care with guidance and or minimal supervision, following physician orders, established policies and procedures and the American Association of Respiratory Care Clinical Practices Guidelines.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs delegated tasks for select number of patients and families.

  • Performs ongoing systematic assessment.

  • Implements concise and complete plan of care based on assessment and standards of practice.

  • Demonstrates beginning skill competence in the delivery of respiratory care.

  • Provides a safe environment for patients, self, and others.

  • Evaluates and contributes to the revision of plan of care based on available information.

  • Uses available resources to address the identified learning needs of the patient and family.

  • Establishes a therapeutic relationship with patients and families.

  • Assesses patient accurately, comprehends finding and communicates patient condition to all team members.

  • Recognizes personal need for help and seeks assistance.

  • Documents patient care provided, utilizing current hospital standards, policy, and procedures.

Required Licenses, Certifications and Credentials

  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credential issued by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC).

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential preferred and, if not held, must be earned within 180 days of hire.

  • A valid license to practice respiratory care in Pennsylvania.

  • Current Basic Life Support certification.


  • Associates Degree from a CoARC accredited school of Respiratory Therapy (Bachelor's preferred)



  • No prior respiratory care experience is required.


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