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St. Christopher's Hospital for Children - Tower Health
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (on-site)
4 days ago

Description

Respiratory Care Practitioners: Enjoy a rewarding career at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and earn a $15K #SignOnBonus! Varying shifts are available - view all opportunities by visiting our Careers Page and searching with keyword: #RESP.

Be Inspired to join our team of 220+ pediatric specialists as we provide high-quality, compassionate health care in a patient- and family- centered environment. Make a meaningful impact utilizing previous experience and knowledge to provide pulmonary care to our pediatric patient population. Apply today!

WHY St. CHRISTOPHER’S HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN?
Full-time, part-time, and per diem positions available
• Generous time off, tuition assistance, flexible scheduling, and comprehensive benefits
• Diversity among our workforce is embraced and celebrated through #diversity committees and events
• Located in Philadelphia, a top tourist destination, and easily accessible by highway or SEPTA public transportation


Requirements

The Respiratory Therapist will assess patient's condition and evaluates all data to determine the appropriateness of the prescribed respiratory care. He or she participates in the development and delivery of the respiratory care plan in accordance with department policies and procedures.

In addition, this position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Respiratory Care shift operation including: Calculate workload multiple times during the shift and assign or reassign staff as per the department protocol, is responsible to be a clinical resource and responding to calls/pages from staff therapist and other disciplines in the hospital that are requiring help and guidance. Ventilator management, oxygen therapy, specialty gas administration, aerosolized medication therapy, chest physiotherapy, blood gas analysis, patient care assessment, multi-disciplinary team collaboration.

Reports directly to the Department Director.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Post High School Diploma Program


EXPERIENCE:

  • Relevant Experience


CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

Active AHA approved BLS certification

PA Respiratory Therapist License

Specialty Certification by Recognized Accrediting Agency i:e ACCS from NBRC

NBRC Respiratory Therapist Registered (RRT)

Membership in the AARC

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent Teamwork Skills
  • Computer Skills to include use and navigation
  • Strong Team Player
  • Service Orientation
  • Safety Orientation

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68024784
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Company Name For Job: St. Christopher's Hospital for Children - Tower Health
  • Position Title: Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Discipline: Acute Care Hospital
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: None

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