Respiratory Therapist I - Respiratory Care - PRN (As Needed) - Day/Evening Shift

Ephrata, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 56745

Position Summary:

Clinical Respiratory Therapist I

 

PRN (As Needed) - Day/Evening Shift

 

 

 

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.

The following are essential job 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

 

  • Associate's Degree
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and licensure (RCP) in Pennsylvania
  • BCLS & BLS certification required

 

 

Applicants must hold: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) License

 

Currently accepting new graduates who will be obtaining their RRT license in the near future.  

 

Required Experience

 

  • Minimum 1 Year 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 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 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

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)

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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