|Title and dept.|
|Respiratory Therapist||Pulmonary Services|
The Certified Respiratory Therapist is the primary care giver and contact person for all patients and patient families receiving treatment, diagnostic testing, or education relative to respiratory illness. The CRT will be responsible for day to day clinical operations and patient care through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. (S)he places the patient at the center of care practices and collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to provide quality care and achieve desired outcomes and practices Joint Township District Memorial Hospital professional practice model principles.
Licensure: Current Ohio RCP license, RRT preferred.
Certification: Requires BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP or must obtain within 6-12 months or hire.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of allied health; BS preferred.
Experience/Skills: Requires competency and proficiency in all areas of respiratory practice; 2 years previous experience preferred. Demonstrate excellent communication skills and displays the ability to work as a team member with the patient experience as the focus. Demonstrates the ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast paced environment.
Physical Demands: The position requires a full range of body motion, including lifting, bending, climbing stair, squatting, and sitting. Must be able to stand or walk for extensive periods of time, must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing in the normal range. Must have excellent hand/eye coordination and finger dexterity. Requires working occasional varied hours.
Please note that all new hires with Grand Lake Health System must pass applicable pre-employment testing prior to working here. Beginning in 2013, nicotine screening has been added to our pre-employment screening. A positive nicotine test will result in non-approval to work at GLHS. Click OK to continue.Ok Cancel