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

$13,500 SIGN ON BONUS (with two year commitment to organization)

 Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health

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

 

JOB SUMMARY:

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • 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 REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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

  • This position requires FBI and Child Abuse Clearances

Benefits At A Glance:

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

 

Apply online at https://www.lghealthjobs.org/Company/Jobs/Registered-Respiratory-Therapist-Clinical-(Full-T 

 

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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