Doylestown Health is seeking a Registered Respiratory Therapist for our hospital in the Doylestown PA area.

 

PURPOSE OF JOB 

  • Under the direction and supervision of the Respiratory Care Director, provides direct patient care and performs selected therapeutic interventions and diagnostic procedures.Provides diagnostic, rehabilitation, therapeutic, emergency, and life support services for patients experiencing respiratory compromise.This shall include the installation, maintenance, and management of respiratory care equipment.

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Utilizes knowledge and critical thinking skills to safely assess and care for patients, with consideration for age-specific accommodations.

  2. Competent delivery of care in non-critical settings, with consideration for age, weight, and medicalcondition.This includes, but is not limited to, medication delivery, airway clearance techniques, oxygen delivery systems, ABG's, bedside spirometry, BiPAP, and CPAP.If assigned to the PFT lab, this also applies to complete pulmonary function testing.

  3. Competent delivery of care in critical settings, with consideration for age, weight, and medicalcondition.This includes, but is not limited to, medication delivery, airway clearance techniques, oxygen delivery, BiPAP, CPAP, and bronchoscopy assisting.Also included is ventilator care and management, airway care, and emergency life support.

  4. Competent delivery of care in the Intensive Care Nursery.This includes, but is not limited to, ventilator care and application of modes, bubble CPAP, and oxygen delivery systems.

  5. Accepts physician orders.Provides accurate documentation of care in patient chart and Kardex.Gives thorough report to oncoming shift personnel.

  6. Keeps supplies stocked and properly cares for equipment.This includes infection control procedures, assembly, final checks before patient use, and monitoring during use.Also includes stocking of medication carts and oxygen tank carts.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an CoARC accredited School of Respiratory Therapy.

  • Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care.

  • Licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

  • Satisfactory completion of appropriate continuing education specific to job requirements and Pennsylvania state requirements.

  • Certified in Basic Life Support.

  • Previous hospital experience required, either as employment or student clinical experience.

 

Please complete an application at our website https://www.doylestownhealth.org/careers 
Job Number 2020-0768.  Also please reach out to the recruiter, Roman Escobar (rescobar@dh.org) 215-345-2178.

 

ABOUT US

The name Doylestown Health represents the healthcare network that has delivered high quality care to the community for over 90 years. This is an exceptional accomplishment, considering that Doylestown Hospital remains non-profit and has been governed by the same organization, The Village Improvement Association of Doylestown, which has served the community for over 120 years.

We consistently strive for healthcare excellence and provide a continuum of connected providers, quality and excellence in service and accessibility to the community we serve.


OUR MISSION

  • The mission of Doylestown Health is to continuously improve the quality of life and proactively advocate for the health and well-being of the individuals we serve.

  • With a vision to enthusiastically pursue healthcare excellence through collaboration and innovation, we strive to inspire a more vibrant and healthier world for our patients and our community.

  • We consistently strive for healthcare excellence and provide a continuum of connected providers, quality and excellence in service and accessibility to the community we serve.


SERVICE Values

  • We serve the community

  • We strive for excellence in our services and programs

  • We respect the dignity and privacy of all

  • We provide value through high quality, accessible services

  • We seek innovation and integration for continuous improvement

  • We are compassionate

  • We are committed to the health and wellness education of our community


We are dedicated not only to making patients well, but in helping them to stay well too - before, during and after they visit our services.