Respiratory Therapist II - Registered
Company: Holy Cross Health
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Employment Type:Full timeShift:Night ShiftDescription:General
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
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
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)
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.
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