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Respiratory Therapist II - Registered

Company: Holy Cross Health
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Night ShiftDescription:General Summary:

Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care to specified group of patients. Collaborates with physicians, medical professionals and other staff, to ensure quality of care given. Provides care for neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient, as defined in unit scope of care. Utilizes knowledge of principles of growth and development appropriate to patient age, to ensure that care provided meets unique, physical and psycho-social needs of patient. Involves appropriate parties (i.e. family or guardian, and outside agencies) in assessment, treatment and continuing care of patient, as needed. Works independently in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (minimum of four hundred hours per year in NICU). Acts as clinical preceptor for new therapists. Serves on hospital committees, as assigned by department management, as needed. Provides educational presentations on current practices and concepts to department at least twice per year, as needed. Supports Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Health.

Minimum Licensure & Certification Required (if applicable):

1. Registry with National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).

2. Current license from Maryland Board of Physicians as Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).

3. Current BLS Healthcare Provider certification from American Heart Association.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

1. Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience.

2. Minimum of two (2) years of experience working in neonatal intensive care, or trained by Holy Cross Health NICU therapist and signed off on NICU competencies.

3. Able to demonstrate good ability to communicate using English language in written and verbal fashion, promoting team approach to patient care.

4. Visual acuity at all ranges, corrected or uncorrected.

5. Normal hearing range, corrected or uncorrected.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.Recruitment Bonus for experienced RT's-$15,000Registry with the National Board of Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory TherapistCurrent licensure from the state of Maryland as a Respiratory Care PractitionerAt least one year of clinical experience preferredCurrent CPR training with recertification every two years.Able to demonstrate good ability to communicate using English language in written and verbalfashion, promoting a team approach to patient careVisual acuity at all ranges corrected or uncorrectedNormal hearing range corrected or uncorrectedReporting Relationship: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 the manager.PFT experience preferredNICU experience preferredNRP and ACLS preferred3 - 4 years experience preferredHoly Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.Our Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 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 solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Holy Cross Health, Silver Spring , Respiratory Therapist II - Registered, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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