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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Mercy Health West Hospital - Sign on bonus available

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.POSSIBLE SIGN ON BONUS UP TO $20,000!Action/General Purpose of PositionThe Respiratory Care Practitioner is responsible for providing respiratory care through patient assessment, planning, intervention, education, and evaluation. Performs all respiratory care procedures within scope of license. Monitors the patient's response to therapies and makes recommendations to change or modify based on the assessment.Essential Job FunctionsIn collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team, conducts initial and ongoing patient assessment, analyzes assessment data, creates a plan of care, implements treatment, and evaluates treatment effectiveness.Performs treatments and therapies according to physician orders. Explains therapy and therapeutic goals to patient; modifies treatment procedures based on patient response. Sets up and maintains different modes of therapy. Determines appropriateness of prescribed therapy and recommends methods to physician to achieve therapeutic goals.Maintains proper documentation, patient medical charting and recordkeeping. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.Provides patient education on cardiopulmonary diseases/disorders and associated treatment options. Instructs patient and patients caregiver(s) in incentive spirometer, metered dose inhaler (MDI) administration, oxygen therapy, home aerosol therapy, or ventilator care, if applicable.Sets up and maintains respiratory therapy equipment and supplies.May serve as a preceptor to new team members and/or students.Responds to cardio-pulmonary resuscitations and actively participates as indicated by clinical circumstances.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Licensing/CertificationCurrent Respiratory Care License in the state they are working (required)National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) credentialed (required)Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (preferred)BLS Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (required)ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross (preferred)PALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support - American Heart Association (preferred)Valid drivers license (required for Home Care/DME)EducationGraduate of an AMA approved school for Respiratory Care (required)Bachelor's Degree in a related field (preferred)Work ExperiencePrevious working experience in an ambulatory or acute care setting (preferred)6 months Respiratory Therapy experience in a general care area (preferred)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 statusAll 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 Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. 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 recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

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