Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Care - PRN (As Needed)

Lebanon, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 53250

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Registered Respiratory Therapist

 

PRN (As Needed)

 

 

 

General Summary:

 

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:

 

  • Administers respiratory therapy modalities as per the physician, clinical practice guidelines and/or clinical pathway. Charts treatment, response and progress.
  • Performs patient assessment and develops a comprehensive pulmonary care plan.
  • Modifies therapy to maximize efficacy of the therapy regimen.
  • Collaborates with the physician to manage the initiation, maintenance and weaning of patients requiring ventilatory support.
  • Maintains active and support communication with the patient regarding progress, problems, home programs and other issues related to the therapeutic process.
  • Provides quality care consistent with appropriate policies and procedures, quality assessment program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Required Skills

 

  • Applicants must hold a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) license in Pennsylvania
  • Graduate of an accredited program in respiratory therapy
  • BCLS
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

 

Required Experience
  • 1+ Years experience

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 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.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

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.

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