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Clinical Respiratory Therapist
WellSpan Health, York, PA



WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of southcentral Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization includes a clinically integrated network of approximately 2,600 physicians and advanced practice providers (APPs), including more than 1,600 employed physicians and APPs; a regional behavioral health organization; a home care organization; eight respected hospitals; approximately 20,000 employees; and more than 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. Visit www.wellspan.org to learn more about our mission, vision, and services.

 

Did you know? WellSpan Health has been named a Best Employer in Pennsylvania by Forbes, one of the nation’s leading and most respected business publications, for a second consecutive year! Our team members have rated us highly on a variety of criteria, including:

 

  • Safety of work environment

  • Competitiveness of compensation

  • Opportunities for advancement and openness to telecommuting

WellSpan Health is also one of only fifteen acute care hospitals in the United States
that is an APEX Respiratory designated hospital.

Location: York Hospital; York, Pennsylvania

Job Title: Clinical Respiratory Therapist

Status/Shift: Full-Time / Nights

 

Job Overview:

Under the general supervision of the Pulmonary Services Team Leader, performs respiratory care modalities according to established standards and practices at the base practitioner level. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines.

 

Job Duties:

  1. Administers respiratory therapy modalities as per the physician, clinical practice guidelines and/or clinical pathway. Charts treatment, response and progress.

  2. Performs patient assessment and develops a comprehensive pulmonary care plan.

  3. Modifies therapy to maximize efficacy of the therapy regimen.

  4. Collaborates with the physician to manage the initiation, maintenance and weaning of patients requiring ventilatory support.

  5. Maintains active and support communication with the patient regarding progress, problems, home programs and other issues related to the therapeutic process.

  6. Provides quality care consistent with appropriate policies and procedures, quality assessment program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Experience:

    • Up to 12 Months

  • Required Certification/Registration:

    • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and licensure (RCP) in PA

    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

  • Req Course(s)/Training:

    • Graduate of an accredited program in respiratory therapy

  • Minimum Education:

    • Associate's Degree

 

To apply, please click here: WellSpan Respiratory Therapy (Job Number 80856)

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