Respiratory Therapist Reg I at Tower Health in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 12 days ago.





Job Description:

Overview




Healing begins here...



Chestnut Hill Hospital is your community healthcare provider, a 148-bed facility with inpatient and outpatient, diagnostic and treatment services including minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgery, cardiology, gynecology, oncology, and orthopedics, primary care practices, two Women's Centers and an off-site physical therapy center. We're 300 physicians and healthcare professionals strong. We are a university-affiliated teaching hospital dedicated to innovation and excellence. We work hard to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home.



We believe in the power of people to create great care!




Responsibilities



Responsible for the administration of pharmacological, diagnostic, and therapeutic agents related to respiratory care procedures necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, pulmonary rehabilitative, or diagnostic regime prescribed by a physician. The transcription and implementation of the written or verbal orders of a physician pertaining to the practice of respiratory care. Proper assessment, observation and monitoring of signs and symptoms, general behavior, and general physical response to respiratory care treatments and diagnostic testing. Recommend and implement appropriate respiratory care procedures and protocols based on observed abnormalities. Implement changes in treatment pursuant to the written or verbal orders of a physician. The ability to assess and initiate emergency procedures. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery to achieve desired patient outcomes. Performs all other duties required.



Qualifications




Education Requirements


  • 2 year/Associate Degree from an accredited Respiratory Therapy program (Required)

Experience:

  • 1- year e xperience in respiratory care in a clinical setting including routine and critical care (Preferred)

Certification and Licensure

  • Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care

  • PA Respiratory Therapist License

  • BLS Certification

  • ACLS Certification preferred


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