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Respiratory Care Professional Registered- Clermont

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Batavia
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthJob DescriptionThe Respiratory Therapist (RRT or RCP) delivers critical and non-critical patient care services to all age groups using selected invasive and noninvasive techniques related to the cardiopulmonary system. The RCP provides respiratory care on general floors and in critical care areas. The RCP is a resource individual for other members of the Respiratory Care department. The RCP demonstrates a high level of commitment and professionalism.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Responds quickly and effectively in highly complex, rapidly changing, and/or unfamiliar situations. Performs invasive and noninvasive diagnostic procedures. Responsible for providing critical care to patients.Participates on multi-disciplinary teams regarding cardiopulmonary status. Applies technical knowledge to consult with physicians about cardiopulmonary status.Educates patients on their disease state, wellness, home care modalities, safety, smoking cessation, mobility assist, and medication information.Maintains current knowledge of hospital policies and procedures, computer-based training (CBT) modules, The Joint Commission (TJC) and other regulatory agency's standards, and competent practice of Respiratory Care as adopted by the Ohio Respiratory Care Board.Demonstrates awareness of budgetary processes, productivity demands, and proper use of equipment, materials, supplies, time, workload, and financial resources.Demonstrates knowledge of performance improvement goals, monitors projects including data gathering measures, involved in process test of change for improvements, and follows up with department staff.Correctly completes, records, and accurately captures charges in the patient medical record (Electronic Medical Record).Performs various Therapeutic and Diagnostic proceduresInitiates, maintains, and monitors mechanical ventilatorsIntubates & maintains a patent airway ex. suctioning, bag-mask ventilation, etc.Weans patients from ventilatory support in accordance with Mechanical Ventilation Weaning ProtocolPerforms Arterial Blood Gas punctureResponds to all emergency situations/codes immediately and assures the adequate maintenance of ventilation during CPRAssists with BronchoscopiesEDUCATION, SPECIALIZED AND/OR TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:2-year Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy requiredCandidate must have a current license to practice respiratory care issued by the Ohio Board of Respiratory CareCurrent BLS through the American Heart Association requiredACLS, PALS, NRP certification preferredMust demonstrate critical care knowledge as it relates to cardiopulmonary disease states. Involved in precepting students and other staff members in the provision of respiratory care on general floors and some critical care areas.Active AARC member preferred.Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusScheduled Weekly Hours:0.01Work Shift:Days/Nights (United States of America)Department:Respiratory Therapy - ClermontAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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