Clin Respiratory Therapist I - West Region

, | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 66738

WellSpan York Hospital is one of two hospitals in Pennsylvania to receive the 2019-2020 American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) Apex Recognition Award.

Temporary Position

Full-time/part-time; Day/evening

 

Job Description:

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.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  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:

  • Notes:
    • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum Experience:
    • Up to 12 Months
  • Minimum Education:
    • Associate's Degree
  • Required Certification:
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and licensure (RCP) in PA; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • Required Courses:
    • Graduate of an accredited program in respiratory therapy
  • Physical Demands:
    • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking
    • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients
    • Pushes/pulls or moves/lifts heavy equipment/supplies
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

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Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.