Registered Respiratory Therapist-Clinical (PT/Eve)
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PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package.
Sign on bonus: $7,500 (pro-rated for part-time)
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Part-time, 0.3, working 24 hours per two weeks, working (3) eight hour shifts between 2:00pm and 11:30 pm, with every third weekend , and every other holiday with occasional on call. Located at Lancaster General Hospital.
Administers respiratory care services in accordance with department policies and procedures, providing input to the clinical evaluation and technical aspects of administered care. Patient care includes care to patients in the following age groups: neonatal (birth to 30 days), pediatric (30 days through 12 years), adolescent (13 through 18 years), adult (19 through 64 years), and geriatric (65 years and above).
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:
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.
One (1) year of neonatal intensive care experience.
One (1) year of arterial gas punctures.
One (1) year of ventilator management.
Registry through NBRC - one (1) year.
This position requires a license or certification
This position requires FBI and Child Abuse clearances
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.
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