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Openings in Allentown and Bethlehem!

Registered Respiratory Therapist - $20,000
Sign on Bonus*

Imagine a career at one of the nation's most advanced health networks.  LVHN has been ranked among the "Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report for 22 consecutive years.  Our hospitals in Cedar Crest, Muhlenberg and Pocono each received an 'A' grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for spring 2018, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day. 

Whether you're considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.


Respiratory Therapist Openings
Full-time, Part-Time and Per Diem opportunities available in all locations!


Job Summary: 
Respiratory Therapists at Lehigh Valley Health Network are an integral member of the healthcare team, utilizing expertise, respiratory protocols and state-of-the-art technology to care for critically ill patients in our pulmonary, cardiac, medical/surgical, burn and open heart adult critical care units, as well as in our expanding pediatric and neonatal critical care units.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • AS degree from a Respiratory Therapy program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

  • One year of appropriate respiratory care experience in an acute care facility within the past two years.

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • NEW GRADUATES may apply if holding the CRT credential and taking the NBRC Clinical Simulation Exam (to earn RRT credential) within 1 month of hire. New Hires will have 1 month to obtain RRT credential. 

  • Basic computer skills.

Licensure and Certifications:

  • Current Pennsylvania License as a Respiratory Care Practitioner required. 

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentialing by the National Board for Respiratory Care required. 

  • Current BLS Health Care Provider within 1 month of employment. 

  • ACLS/PALS within 9 months of employment. 

  • All pediatric/neonatal practitioners need to obtain their STABLE and NRP within 9 months of employment. 

  • All Medical / Surgical therapists need to obtain their AE-C within 9 months of employment.

  • Neonatal-Pediatric Specialist (NPS) credential from the NBRC for all pediatric/neonatal practitioners within 9 months of employment.

Influenza vaccination is required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bonafide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues. 

For More Information or To Apply

CLICK HERE to visit our career page!  Scroll down and enter "Respiratory" under the "What?" box to view a full list of openings at all of our facilities.  You can also click in the "Where?" box for a drop down box of locations and select the one that interests you

Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.


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