WellSpan Health Registered Respiratory Therapist - Good Samaritan Hospital - PRN in Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN Job Description:
Under the general supervision of the Pulmonary Services Team Leader or Advanced Practitioner, performs respiratory care modalities according to established standards and practices.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Administers respiratory therapy modalities as per the physician, clinical practice guidelines, and/or clinical pathway; charts treatment, response and progress.
Performs patient assessment and develops a comprehensive pulmonary care plan.
Modifies therapy to maximize efficacy of the therapy regimen.
Collaborates with the physician to manage the initiation, maintenance, and weaning of patients requiring ventilatory support.
Maintains active and support communication with the patient regarding progress, problems, home programs and other issues related to the therapeutic process.
Provides quality care consistent with appropriate policies and procedures, quality assessment program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Associate's Degree from an accredited program in respiratory therapy
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and licensure (RCP) in PA
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
1 - 2 years experience
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