Registered Respiratory Therapist: Clinical (Full Time/Day Shift)

 

At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

 

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

 

Position summary:

Administers respiratory care services in accordance with department policies and procedures, providing input to the clinical evaluation and technical aspects of administered care. 

 

Hours: 36 hours/week between 6:00am-6:00pm, every other holiday and every third weekend

 

Sign-On Bonus: $7,500 with two-year commitment to organization

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Administers physician-prescribed treatment/testing to patients in all clinical areas according to physician order and/or department policy and procedure.  Administered services include, but are not limited to, therapeutic gases, aerosol and humidity therapy, positive pressure breathing treatment (IPPB/CPAP), deep breathing exercises, airway care, including tracheobronchial aspiration and other procedures, and postural drainage and percussion/vibration to aid in secretion removal.

  • Performs physician-ordered arterial blood sample collection and performs subsequent analysis on an arterial blood gas analyzer for oxygen, carbon dioxide, pH, and oxygen saturation levels.

  • Establishes, monitors, and adjusts ventilator management of the critically ill patient requiring mechanical ventilation, under the direction of a physician and/or established physician protocol.

  • Provide complete and accurate documentation according to department policies for performed services.

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CPR certification.

  • Certification as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (or hold a temporary permit) by the PA State Board of Medicine.

  • Graduate AMA approved Respiratory Therapy Program.  Individual must be registered or registry eligible.

This position requires a professional License

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PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials

  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching

  • Child Care Subsidies

  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes

 

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

 

 

 

Apply online at:  https://lghealth.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LGHealth_Career/job/Lancaster-General-Hospital/Registered-Respiratory-Therapist--4-500-sign-on_REQ-0021846

 

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

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