Shifts can be varied : full time, part time, rotating, day,
evening and nights
Is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and
evaluating patient care to a specified group of patients.
Collaborates with physicians, medical professionals and other
staff to ensure the quality of care given. Provides care
for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric
patient (as defined in the unit scope of care). Utilizes
knowledge of the principles of growth and development
appropriate to the patient's age to ensure that care provided meets
the unique, physical and psychosocial needs of the patient.
Involves appropriate parties (i.e.; patient's family
or guardian, outside agencies) in the assessment, treatment and
continuing care of the patient as needed.
Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
Registry with the National Board of Respiratory Care as a
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Current licensure from the state of Maryland as a Respiratory
At least one year of clinical experience preferred
Current CPR training with recertification every two years.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) if working in NICU/Special
Able to demonstrate good ability to communicate using English
language in written and verbal
fashion, promoting a team approach to patient care
Visual acuity at all ranges corrected or uncorrected
Normal hearing range corrected or uncorrected
Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds. Must be able to push,
pull, and lift patients. Must be able to push, pull,
lift and move patient care equipment. Must be able to bend body
downward at the waist; be able to kneel.
Position does require contact with human body fluids and does
require observance of standard precautions.
Supervision provided by the manager of Respiratory Care
Department and the Medical Director.
May be assigned the duties of charge therapist in the absence of
Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Qualified applicants are considered for employment without
regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of
hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we
serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize
the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and
health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that
knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize
that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our
world and that these differences often lead to innovative
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified
workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention
and development), commitment and accountability, communication,
community partnerships, and supplier diversity.