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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Massachusetts General HospitalBoston, Massachusetts

The Respiratory Care Department at MGH is a world-renowned leader within the field of respiratory care. Our respiratory therapists’ function as clinical consultants and focus on providing high acuity care. They provide all aspects of adult, pediatric, neonatal respiratory care within 9 ICUs, ECMO, ED/Trauma. Your clinical practice is enhanced by a high level of clinical autonomy. Teamwork is our culture here!

Due to a recent expansion of our practice, we are seeking additional career orientated respiratory therapists who have exceptional critical thinking skills and are self-motivated, to join our progressive and expanding department.

The MGH respiratory therapists manage all invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation, CPAP, administer inhaled pulmonary vasodilators, HFNC, aerosolized antibiotics, assist with bronchoscopies, and percutaneous tracheostomy insertions and are members of the Rapid Response, Code and ED/Trauma Teams. The neonatal/pediatric respiratory therapists administer surfactant, respond to high-risk deliveries and perform endotracheal intubations. The ECMO respiratory therapists initiate, manage and wean both adult and neonatal/pediatric cases with a high level of autonomy.

We provide a comprehensive 12-week new employee orientation with dedicated preceptor-based training, review classes and equipment labs. Mentors are assigned to each new employee to assist with the new employee transition.

The department offers ongoing in-service education programs with advanced training in pediatric and neonatal critical care, as well as, Extra-Corporeal Life Support (ECLS). There is a career ladder program with financial compensation for all new employees.

Come join our TEAM!

Please send your cover letter and resume to Clorinda Suarez, RRT at cbsuarez@partners.org for consideration.

To apply online, click here.  Job Number: 3056004

10/18/2019

National

Registered Respiratory Therapists and Certified Respiratory Therapists - LincareNationwide

This position allows a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Licensed practical nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) to support to patients outside the hospital educating patients in the use of equipment without the stress that is involved with clinical settings. This position will work both in office explaining how to us respiratory equipment and outside of the office. The Healthcare Specialist will work closely with referring physicians, hospital personnel, and other clinicians to ensure the best professional care of the patient. The position involves equipment set-ups for ventilators, monitors, CPAP units, and other respiratory services in patients’ homes. They will also provide patient education as an intricate part of their care and needs while performing complete and professional assessments.

Requirements:

  • License based upon state that allows practice of medical procedures (RRT/CRT/RN/LPN)
  • Willingness to use personal vehicle for business with valid driver’s license and clean record
  • Valid state driver licenses
  • Solid knowledge and ability to follow applicable policies and procedures of the Safety & Regulatory rules regarding General Safety, OSHA, DOT, FDA, and Emergency Planning
  • Exceptional human relations skills to interface with doctors, patients, and a wide variety of customers
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate commitment to providing exceptional service to our patients
  • Ability to work on an independent basis with minimal supervision

To apply online, click here. 

11/2/2019

Alabama

Respiratory Therapist - Baptist HealthMontgomery

Open Positions:
Respiratory Supervisor – Full-time Night

Respiratory Care Practitioner – CRT/RRT – Full-time

It’s a calling.  And those that have answered it are fulfilled each and every day.  At Baptist Health, we believe that we are called by God to provide His love to our patients in the best way possible.  As one of Chimed Most Wired Hospital’s in Alabama, we do it with the best technology, some of the best minds, and the kindest hearts in the River Region.   You’ll want to be a part of this team for a long, long time – because it’s an honor to do God’s work.  Every.  Single.  Day. 

System Overview:

Baptist Health is a faith-based, three hospital system located in Montgomery, the state capital of Alabama. We are affiliated with the UAB Health System and enjoy clinical relationships with UAB through teaching activities and services agreements. In 2014, we proudly opened the UAB School of Medicine Montgomery Regional Campus on the campus of Baptist Medical     Center South, central Alabama’s regional tertiary medical center. Baptist Health is the market leader for health care services and provides a full spectrum of specialty services and primary care.  We offer a premier robotics program – Xi, Si, and  Mako.  We house a nationally certified stroke center by TJC.  We hold the AHA and ASA Gold Plus Stroke quality achievement award.  Additionally, we are a Truven Health Top 100 Hospital and Top 15 Health System and the home of a regional cancer center and behavioral health facility.

BMCS Highlights:

  • 5 Adult critical care area’s and a 40 bed Level 3B NICU.
  • RT NICU transport team supported over 160 transfers in 2018.
  • Level 2 trauma center ED averages over 68,500 visits per year.
  • Pulmonary lab performs an average of 500 bronchoscopies and 400 PFTs per year.
  • Self-scheduling, tuition reimbursement, and departmental bonuses available.

Our Respiratory positions also include:

  • Full-time benefit package
  • Structured orientation
  • Opportunity for skill advancement
  • Electronic documentation
  • Intra-hospital communication via mobile devices
  • Certification pay 

Join central Alabama’s largest healthcare system!

email: crhilliard@baptistfirst.org or visit: www.baptistfirst.org/careers

Thank you for your interest in Baptist Health.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

11/10/2019

Alaska

Respiratory Therapist - Central Peninsula HospitalSoldotna

Central Peninsula Hospital is a 49 bed acute care hospital located in Soldotna Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula.  CPH is accredited by Joint Commission with state of the art equipment in a beautiful healing environment.  We employ over 870 staff, and have an active medical staff of more than 85 physicians and 30 allied health providers.  CPH is proud to be a Planetree certified organization.

Central Peninsula Hospital, its Medical Staff, Employees and Board stand ready to serve the community. Our innovative staff members provide friendly, nurturing, compassionate and personalized care in a state of the art healing environment.

CPH is seeking a qualified RESPIRATORY THERAPIST to join our team!!

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST POSITION DETAILS:

Full Time -Night

POSITION SUMMARY:  Provides respiratory therapies for all ages, including newborn to geriatric patients. Including mechanical ventilator management, arterial blood gas draws and analysis, emergent airway management, med neb delivery, EKG’s and other diagnostics.

REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an CoARC approved Respiratory Therapy Program, 2 years in critical care with pediatric experience and RRT or CRT required. Associate Degree or higher, 3 years in critical care with neonatal and pediatric experience, and RRT with either NPS or RPFT preferred.

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE is offered for this position.

For more details and to apply, please visit our website at www.cpgh.org/careers or call our HR office at 907-714-4785.

10/27/2019

Arizona

Respiratory Therapists - Tuba City Regional Health Care CorporationTuba City

TCRHCC is a 73 bed acute care hospital located in the heart of the Navajo Nation in the Four Corners area located between Flagstaff and Page, Arizona. TCRHCC is accredited by Joint Commission.  We employ over 1100 STAFF and more than125 providers.

TCRHCC is seeking a career-minded RESPIRATORY THERAPIST to join our team!!  The Cardiopulmonary Department is progressive and our opinion and expertise is highly regarded. Our team provides one-on-one therapy to deliver high quality patient care with an emphasis on patient education. We collaborate with National Jewish Health and the American Lung Association in a grant-funded Navajo Childhood Asthma Program (NCAP). Each therapist has opportunities to work on department projects and seek external education, supported by reimbursement.  75% of our staff currently hold or are actively seeking higher-education. These opportunities support professional growth and job-satisfaction.

Full Time – Days with occasional on-call duty to support night shift

*** Relocation Allowance (with 2-year agreement) – Low Cost Government Housing – Competitive Salary ***

POSITION SUMMARY:  Provides respiratory therapies for all ages, including newborn to geriatric patients. This includes mechanical ventilator management, NIV and CPAP management, arterial blood gas draws and analysis, SVN therapy, EKGs and more. We support a diverse outpatient clinic which provides Holter studies, Exercise Treadmill Tests, Stress Echo Tests, Pulmonary Function Testing and more.

REQUIREMENTS: Observe Tobacco-Free hospital policy. Hold an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in approved Respiratory Care Program.  Minimum 2 years of experience in respiratory care at general/acute care hospital.

CREDENTIALS: Must maintain a current valid Respiratory Care Practitioner license from any state of the United States of America, Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. Must maintain a current valid RRT credential.

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS: Must maintain a current valid BLS and ACLS certification from the AHA.

OTHER SKILLS: Ability to speak Navajo. In accordance with the Navajo Preference in Employment Act (NPEA) and TCRHCC policy, preference is given to qualified Navajo and Native American candidates.

For more details and to apply, please visit our website www.tchealth.org/careers or call our HR office at 928-283-2432 or 928-640-2135 or e-mail us at TCRHCCHR@tchealth.org

11/15/2019

California

Respiratory Care Supervisor - Community Hospital of the Monterey PeninsulaMonterey

Under the leadership of the department director, the supervisor collaborates with the director and assistant director in planning, goal setting, developing department budgets, and coordinating supplies/equipment, staffing, and care/service to carry out the department’s responsibilities in an efficient and effective manner in conjunction with and support of Community Hospital’s strategic plan.

The supervisor is responsible and accountable for assigned tasks such as supervising the department’s daily operations, including but not limited to, being a resource and role model to staff for problem resolution with issues with patient care, service delivery, safety, supplies, equipment, computer software, and customer concerns.

The supervisor ensures staff has the appropriate orientation/training and ongoing competency for the care/service provided and that all staff adheres to Exceeding Expectations standards for professional conduct. This is achieved through clinical/didactic training, coaching, developing, evaluating staff performance, policy/procedure enforcement, and corrective action, if necessary.

The supervisor will be responsible for ensuring that charge capture is accurate and timely. This will include, but not be limited to regular charge review and reconciliation, development of reports as indicated, follow up with staff when needed to ensure accurate charge capture is done.

The supervisor plays a supporting role along with assistant director to maintain quality initiatives through ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, collection and analysis of quality and performance improvement data, assisting with development of future performance improvement targets and quality initiatives, and development or revision of department policies and procedures, as needed. This includes monthly reports and consistent feedback to line staff.

The supervisor, in collaboration with assistant director and director supports financial viability with attention on expenses, revenue, utilization and productivity in assigned cost centers, and tactical execution of Lean concepts.

Department services include respiratory and pulmonary function. The supervisor will be responsible to maintain all clinical competencies of the RCP and will assume clinical care responsibilities when indicated.

Experience:

Three years of respiratory care clinical and supervisory experience in an acute care hospital, health system, or comparable health setting or equivalent combination of education and experience in an acute care hospital is required.

Acute care to include critical care experience (ICU, NICU).

Education:

Education as required for required state license. Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Experience with mentoring students and staff presentations is preferred 

Licensure/Certification:

State of CA RCP license required. RRT credential required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required. ACLS, NRP and PALS certifications must be obtained prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment.

To apply online, click here.

10/21/2019

Delaware

Pulmonary Navigator - Care Coordination - Beebe Healthcare Lewes

Creating The Next Generation Of Care. In order to be considered for the position, please visit our website www.beebehealthcare.org to fill out an application.

The Pulmonary Navigator provides comprehensive education and support to patients diagnosed with pulmonary conditions along with their families and caregivers. The Pulmonary Navigator will utilize best practice guidelines and will provide education materials such as handouts and videos. When applicable, the Pulmonary Navigator will provide referrals for appropriate services, such as pulmonary rehabilitation, a pulmonologist, pulmonary function testing, psychosocial support or home health, not limited to those listed. The Pulmonary Navigator may also assist in obtaining durable medical equipment working with Discharge Planning to ensure post-acute care and equipment needs are met.

The Pulmonary Navigator will work in collaboration with respiratory therapy, nursing & members of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team to provide necessary education and in-services to healthcare providers. The Pulmonary Navigator will act as a liaison for physicians and the discharge team to aid in the facilitation of continuity of care, related to the pulmonary disease processes. The Pulmonary Navigator will answer questions and encourage adherence to therapies, physician recommendations, and other external resources being employed. The Pulmonary Navigator keeps meticulous records to ensure continuity of care.

Other information:

  • Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Responsibilities:

  • Manages tools to identify patients with an admitting diagnosis of an appropriate pulmonary condition.
  • Demonstrates competency to formulate a plan of care and education based on health status data and patient’s learning ability.  Ensures that the proper educational tools are utilized to yield the best learning outcome.
  • Makes recommendations to referral source; such as but not limited to pulmonary function testing, pulmonary rehabilitation, nutritional counseling, smoking cessation programs, diabetes education classes and CHF outpatient program.
  • Demonstrates competency to assess patient’s respiratory and non-clinical care coordination needs.
  • Establishes outcome oriented patient goals by providing a care plan, utilizing chronic disease prevention guidelines, protocols and other metrics. Promotes provider and patient adherence to best practice guidelines.
  • Provides follow-up to patients upon discharge and thereafter to ensure compliance with home respiratory medications, follow-up appointments, plan of care and ability to provide self-care to maintain optimal wellness.
  • Responsible for own professional learning needs including completion of annual evaluation and competencies. Maintaining attendance at relevant educational offerings, staying abreast of the latest developments, advancements and trends in Respiratory Care and pulmonary disease.
  • Command of accurate written and verbal professional communication skills. Establishes and maintains positive relationship with community contacts, local providers, practice employees and patients. Stays abreast of community and organizational programs and services available to patients.
  • Computer skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Must be able to utilize various electronic medical record-programs, maintain patient data and elicit reports as needed.
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to create optimal readiness for discharge, a successful transition of care to next appropriate disposition and to reduce potentially avoidable readmissions and ED utilization.

Our employees play a pivotal role in our continued success. Attracting and retaining the best healthcare professionals is Beebe Healthcare’s top priority. We offer an excellent patient-focused environment, exciting career opportunities, and leading-edge technology with supportive, progressive leadership. Joining Beebe Healthcare means joining an exciting healthcare team that is deeply committed to the community. Join us to take advantage of our excellent benefits and compensation package.

Phone: 302-645-3336

424 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958

EOE

11/8/2019

Florida

Respiratory Therapist, Level II - Advent HealthOcala

FT Days, $5k Sign-On Bonus

AdventHealth Ocala
Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala:

  • Horse Capital of the World
  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift: FT Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Assess and monitors patients before, during and after therapy/procedure.
  • Communicates with the patients care provider as appropriate.
  • Documents patients tolerance of the procedure/therapy and completes medication variance forms when applicable.  Completes all documentation prior to the end of the shift.
  • Manages ventilatory assistance according to manufactures guidelines while following hospital policy.
  • Monitors and documents patients ventilatory status every two hours and communicates changes to the provider.
  • Follows physicians orders or approved patient protocols when providing breathing treatments, MDI therapy, airway management, intubations, diagnostic procedures, PFT’s, ABG’s, therapeutic procedures, A-line insertions, and any respiratory modality in the Florida Rules and Regulations 468.35-468.369 (468.352).

What You Will Need:

  • Graduate of an approved Respiratory Therapy Program
  • Graduate of an approved school, preferred 6 months experience
  • Florida Department of Health Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required for hire.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Life Support (PALS), and Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) required within 6 months of hire date.

To apply online, click here. 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

11/15/2019

Respiratory Therapist - Bayfront HealthSt. Petersburg

The Heartbeat of St. Petersburg!

Pinellas County’s Level II Trauma Center

Consistently ranked among the best in the nation, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg continues to be recognized for excellence and quality. Serving the Tampa Bay community since 1906, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg is a 480-bed private teaching hospital located in St. Petersburg. In addition to accreditation by The Joint Commission, Bayfront is certified as Pinellas County’s only Level II trauma center with Bayflite, Level III regional perinatal intensive care center, comprehensive stroke center, chest pain center with PCI, Level IV epilepsy center and Joint Commission certified in hip and knee replacement.

Responsibilities:

Delivers Respiratory Care Services under the order of a physician and in accordance with protocols established by the hospital, other health care providers, or the board, and functions in situations of unsupervised patient contact requiring individual judgment. Performs noninvasive and invasive procedures with minimal oversight. Occasionally provides oversight of others. 

UP TO $3K COMMITMENT BONUS!  Day and Night Shift Available!!

Education:

  • Graduate of Approved RRT Program required

Licensure / Certification:

  • State of Florida RRT License required
  • BLS (ILCOR approved) required
  • ACLS (ILCOR approved) preferred

 Experience:

  • One year acute care experience preferred

As part of Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of the next evolution in our patient care. Imagine having an active role using your skills to help shape the future of healthcare. Your skills and talent will be rewarded with a great compensation and comprehensive benefits package: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Holiday & Vacation Pay, Tuition Reimbursement and much more! In addition, Bayfront Health offers the ability for personal and professional growth with one of the area’s most respected and trusted healthcare provider.

To apply, click here. 

For all successful candidates, offers of employment will be conditional upon completion of background check and drug screen in compliance with Federal Regulations. 

11/11/19

Respiratory Therapists - Memorial Healthcare SystemBroward County

#teamMHSflorida
Deeper Caring. 
Smarter Healthcare.

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital has become one of the nation’s leading pediatric healthcare facilities, known for its clinical expertise, advanced technology and patient- and family-centered approach to care. Our freestanding, 226-bed hospital continues to meet the growing demand for pediatric specialty services in South Florida.

Respiratory Therapists

Full-Time & Part-Time

Our Wasie Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the largest NICU in Broward County with a total of 84 beds, including 62 Level III beds and 22 Level II beds is adding highly skilled and compassionate Respiratory Therapists to our team.

Qualified candidates will possess:

  • Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy
  • Registered Florida Respiratory Therapist license.
  • BLS and PALS certifications.
  • We will consider Respiratory Therapists with Critical Care experience.

When you join #teamMHSflorida, you will share in our bold and confident vision. Find a true home for your career. And be part of a story that continues to unfold.

Apply online today.
careers.MHS.net

Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

10/27/2019

Georgia

Registered Respiratory Therapist - Children's Healthcare of AtlantaAtlanta

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is seeking a Registered Respiratory Therapist at all three of our campuses and outpatient services.

Come see us at the AARC Booth 110

Respiratory Therapists are key members of multidisciplinary teams at our 638 bed facilities; which include our three free-standing campuses and multiple outpatient clinics.  We care for over 300 patients per day!  Therapists can expand their skills as members of the ECMO team or join our external Neonatal and Pediatric Transport teams. Become a member of our core Isoflurane therapists. We also have dedicated Asthma and Pulmonary Education specialists and more. We strive to provide the cutting edge, evidence-based and value-based care that only Children’s can provide to each of our patients. Our staff are trained utilizing hands on experience in our specialized pediatric settings as well as providing simulation experiences to enhance learning in a controlled setting. We are seeking team members who enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and the opportunity to gain expertise in caring for children of all ages and a variety of medical needs. Join our progressive and growing department that is Dedicated to All Better.

  • Current license in the state of Georgia as a Respiratory Care Professional
  • Associate’s degree from approved respiratory therapy program
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 1 year of employment

To apply online, click here.

11/9/2019

Illinois

Director, NICU and Special Care Nursery - Edward-Elmhurst HealthNaperville

Edward-Elmhurst Health (EEH), one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems as designated by IBM Watson Health™. Edward-Elmhurst Health includes three hospitals – Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health – and an extensive ambulatory care network that provides comprehensive healthcare to residents of the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago.

The system has annual revenues of more than $1.5 billion, more than 60 locations across a service area of 1.7 million residents, and nearly 8,500 employees

We are currently looking for a dynamic Director, NICU and Special Care Nursery to lead and oversee the daily operations of our Level III NICU at Edward Hospital and the Special Care Nursery at Elmhurst Hospital. The Director will work to ensure quality, customer focused and cost-effective patient care. This role participates in the development and implementation of the annual management plan, manages and administers approved budgets, and directs and participates in process improvement initiatives.

Other highlights of the position include:

  • An opportunity to work across our two acute care hospitals, which both hold the prestigious Magnet designation for nursing.
  • An opportunity to be part of EEH’s management team, supporting our vision of a safe, seamless and personal experience for patients.
  • Growth opportunities within the department, including upward mobility to more senior level roles within the organization.

Qualified candidates will have a passion for leadership and patient care. Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing; Master’s degree preferred
  • State of IL RN license
  • Current CPR from the American Heart Association
  • Current Level III NICU experience
  • 2-3 years of management level experience

Our hospitals are located in the desirable western suburbs, just 20-30 miles outside of downtown Chicago.

Edward Hospital is located in Naperville – one of Money Magazine’s Top 100 cities to live in the United States.  Edward Hospital holds the Beacon Award for Excellence by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

Elmhurst Hospital is one of seven hospitals in the world to hold the coveted Planetree distinction.

Naperville and Elmhurst are considered highly desirable places to both live and work.

For more information, visit our website at www.eehealth.org/careers and search for job #19282.

11/4/2019

Kansas

Respiratory Therapist - Wesley Medical Center Wichita

$3,000 sign on bonus for experienced Respiratory Therapists!

Shift: 7PM-7AM (rotating weekends)

One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high-quality medical services Wesley offers. It also includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley Medical Center is an acute care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets.  As a leader in overall recommend care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies – more than any hospital in a 13-state region! Wesley Healthcare owns and operates Wesley Medical Center, Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER, Wesley Children’s Hospital, Wesley West ER, Wesley Derby ER and multiple WesleyCare clinics.

Position Description:

The Respiratory Therapist Registered administers respiratory care in the Intensive Care Units and General Medical/Surgical areas.  Consults with physicians concerning patient’s plan of care.  Participates in the training and orientation of new employees and instruction of Respiratory Care students.  Identifies opportunities for continuous improvements of processes and services on an on-going basis.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

  • Performs therapeutic and diagnostic interventions per RC Policy/Procedure Manual
  • Evaluates and assesses patient’s respiratory needs, develops an appropriate care plan in accordance with approved protocols or by consulting with and making recommendations to physicians
  • Evaluates and assesses patient’s ventilatory needs, utilizing appropriate modes, ventilators and technology, both invasive and non-invasive, in accordance with approved protocols or by consulting with and making recommendations to physicians
  • Accurately documents therapy and medications administered, including pre and post assessment of therapy, diagnostic testing results, patient interventions and physician communications per RC Policy/Procedure manual
  • Assures accuracy of patient charges by correct documentation, use of Supply Scan, Pyxis and departmental supplies
  • Accurately transcribes physician orders in the patient record
  • Assists with training, orientation and instruction of new employees and Respiratory Care students; providing a positive learning environment
  • Assists with equipment care and maintenance, cleaning and disinfection/sterilization, reassembly and functional checks
  • Demonstrates competence and willingness to accept assignments in all areas of the department as requested
  • Performs therapeutic and diagnostic interventions per RC Policy/Procedure Manual

Interested in a career at Wesley? Call Consuelo!
consuelo.hubbell@HCAHealthcare.com | 316.221.1069

Being a part of HCA Healthcare, Wesley Healthcare, provides unprecedented career opportunity including the ability to move within 184 hospitals and 1,800 sites of care located in 21 U.S. states and in the United Kingdom.

For those who fit our dynamic, patient-focused culture, we offer advantages like:

  • Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Repayment
  • Certification Bonus and Voucher system
  • Dependent Scholarships
  • 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • And more!

Qualifications

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification:

  • Current licensure as a Respiratory Therapist by the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy
  • Current registration through the National Board for Respiratory Care within 6 months of hire
  • Current certification through the National Board for Respiratory Care within 3 months of hire

Required Education or Experience:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy

Preferred Education or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize

Apply now.

10/16/2019

Maryland

Respiratory Therapist, Pediatrics - University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc.Hanover

University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc. is made up of more than 1,000 faculty members from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Our providers conduct cutting-edge research and clinical trials, and offer care in more than 40 medical specialties. With offices located all across Maryland, as well as access to services from one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers, patients can receive the highest-quality care and latest treatment options available, right in their neighborhood.

FPI is currently seeking a Respiratory Therapist to provide Pediatric Pulmonary Functions Testing (PFT) in our Pulmonary Ambulatory Care Practice located at our Hanover Pediatric Specialty Clinic in Arundel Mills.  Potential candidates should have a current Maryland Respiratory Therapy License, CRTT or RRT credential. CPFT credential with PFT Lab experience and/or Pediatric Pulmonary clinical experience is a plus.

This position will provide Pulmonary Functions testing to Pediatric patients for the determination of lung disease. They will provide this testing in keeping with a schedule that is developed and approved by the Division Head of Pediatric Pulmonary and Allergy. Testing will be provided under the direction of the Pediatric Pulmonary & Allergy Division Head and faculty. The position will provide primary comprehensive analysis of a patient’s ability to complete Pulmonary Functions Testing and tolerance of the testing process. The position will maintain all clinical testing equipment and medical gases in keeping with all legal and regulatory standards.

The position will participate in all education and training for the clinical scope of service and FPI’s mandatory annual competencies and any other training deemed necessary to maintain quality and standards by the Division Head and/or Division Administrator.

This position will be an agent of Patient Satisfaction in keeping with the organization’s standards.

This position is Part-Time, 20 hours a week.

For any questions. please contact:

Kate Patel, MBA, SHRM-SCP, PHR, FPI HR Generalist
External Office # 667-214-1091
Email: kpatel@fpi.umaryland.edu

To apply online, click here. 

11/11/2019

Clinical Educator/Specialist-Respiratory - Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis

Hand in Hand

We collaborate for answers

Recognized by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) with APEX Award 2019-2020 for excellence through professional development, evidence-based care, patient safety as well as patient satisfaction and quality improvement.  What we do at Anne Arundel Medical Center has everything to do with who we are.  How we work alongside one another, with big goals for innovative, data-driven, patient-centric healthcare. We believe in our ability and agility to change tomorrow in ways that matter to all people. Our regional health center is moving fast and you can come along. Join us in working side by side, in true collaboration, in a place that will capture your heart and mind.

The Clinical Educator, Respiratory assumes responsibility to direct on-the-job training and participate in planning and conducting orientation and in-service programs consistent with performance objectives.

Essential Duties:

* Provide clinical respiratory care as required, using respiratory care equipment and modalities in all levels of respiratory care patients (NICU, Peds, and Adults)
* Coordinate clinical respiratory care to assure appropriateness and effectiveness of care of assigned responsibilities
* Participate in revising Respiratory Care Services policies, procedures, and standards as requested
* Direct clinical quality assurance and utilization review activities; monitors compliance with departmental standards of care
* Participate in evaluating clinical performance of the staff
* Oversee departmental supervisory personnel and professional staff in clinical activities and participate in quality monitoring, patient evaluation and related activities in accordance with departmental standards
* Participate in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Respiratory Care Services leadership

Qualifications:

* Bachelors Degree
* Registered Respiratory Therapist as credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care with current State of Maryland Licensure or eligibility as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
* Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS CPR certification
* Experience in pediatric and adult critical and general respiratory care procedures
* Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and concisely both verbally and in writing with individuals and groups at various organizational levels and of various disciplines

Two years of post-registry by the National Board for Respiratory Care; recent NICU experience Supervisory experience and experience as a clinical educator or trainer are preferred.

Our Location:

Located in Annapolis, Maryland, Anne Arundel Medical Center is ideally situated in the center of American history, within easy reach to the region’s most vibrant cities. We are a modern and sophisticated destination for diverse lifestyles. Our location is part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area and also considered the gateway to the Chesapeake Bay and the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

To learn more about this opportunity to join us, please apply online.

Anne Arundel Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace including sexual orientation and gender identity. Tobacco-Free Workplace.

To apply for this position, please click here.

11/9/2019

Minnesota

Respiratory Therapist - Fairview Health ServicesMinneapolis

Cardiopulmonary Services at the University of Minnesota Medical Center is a dynamic, growing department with approximately 60 staff members. As part of a large, integrated, academic healthcare system, the Respiratory Therapist has a dynamic role in the care of our patients and is an integral member of the intra-professional team.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Assesses patient needs and identifies expected outcomes
  • Implements Respiratory interventions based on plan of care. Evaluates care and the patient’s response to interventions and expected outcomes
  • Delivers care as delegated by physician/authorized practitioner to assigned patient population, or individual patient
  • Uses communication strategies to achieve desirable outcomes
  • Operates and maintains all Respiratory Care equipment

Qualifications

Required

Education

  • Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Care/Therapy or related field

License/Certification/Registration

  • Respiratory Therapist License issued by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • New Graduates only – must complete RRT within 1 year of hire date

Preferred

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Respiratory Care/Therapy or related field

To apply online, click here. 

11/01/2019

New Hampshire

Respiratory Care Practitioners - Dartmouth-HitchcockLebanon

$7,500 Sign-on Bonus!

Dartmouth-Hitchcock has exciting opportunities in our Respiratory Care department! A career at Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an opportunity to work with a dynamic Respiratory team. You have the opportunity to question assumptions, erase boundaries and create solutions that are transforming medicine. Incredible facilities, academic rigor, and a total commitment to compassionate care create an environment that is second to none, all in an invigorating rural setting. Practice healthcare at the highest level and write your own story.

D-H is currently seeking full-time Respiratory Therapists. You will administer respiratory therapy care and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system, under the general direction of the Physician and Supervisor, and by prescription. Assigned duties are carried out according to policies and procedures approved by the Medical Director, with minimal or indirect supervision, often requiring independent decisions. The Registered Therapist will assume primary responsibility for critical care areas and sole responsibility for ICN. Qualified candidates must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).

You’ll be impressed at all we have to offer including:

  • Work-life Balance Culture
  • Earned Time Off
  • 8,000 square foot, state-of-the-art
    Patient Safety Training Center
  • Health, Life, Dental, and Short-Term and
    Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Outstanding Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Relocation Assistance
  • On-Campus Child Care
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Free Continuing Education Opportunities On-Site
  • Respiratory Therapy ECMO Specialist positions to enhance your career
  • 2 person RT/RN air and ground neonatal transport team
  • 50 adult critical care beds (MICU, SICU & Cardiac ICU)
  • Pediatric ICU
  • Level 3 Neonatal ICU

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth- Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online:

Careers.Dartmouth-Hitchcock.org

For inquiries only, please contact:

Patricia A. McDermott – Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist
patricia.a.mcdermott@hitchcock.org

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

11/8/2019

New Jersey

Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - Inspira HealthVineland

**$2,000 Sign-On Bonus**

The region’s leading network of healthcare providers, Inspira Health is seeking a Respiratory Therapist to join the team. You will be responsible for the delivery of patient care through the Respiratory Care process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation and diagnostic testing. This position also collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective, efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. $2,000 sign-on bonus available!

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in Respiratory Therapy or completion of at least one of the educational requirements set forth by the NBRC
  • Active RRT designation by NBRC and active Registered Respiratory Care licensure by the New Jersey Board of Respiratory Care
  • Current BLS certification; ACLS and PALS preferred
  • Respiratory Care experience preferred

Find your inspiration.
Team players, leaders, innovators, nurturers, educators, advocates, people with character—these are the people we hire at Inspira. If you enjoy working with a supportive team of professionals in an environment of mutual respect, then consider joining us. At Inspira, each and every person has a genuine impact and an investment in patient care. Our team members enjoy excellent benefits, as well as opportunity for personal and professional growth.

To apply online directly, click here. 

Equal opportunity employer.

10/27/2019

New York

Respiratory Therapist - Five Towns PremierLong Island

The Five Towns Premier Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Long Island, New York is seeking driven individuals to join our team of Respiratory Therapists.

We provide Therapeutic services to our residents including Ventilator care, Airway clearance, Pulmonary rehab, PT,OT, Hemodialysis.

Interested Candidates must possess:

  • Current NYS Respiratory Licensure
  • Current BLS/ACLS Certification

12hr shifts FT/PT/PerDiem

New Graduates Considered

Forward resume to enavarijo@fivetownspremier.com

11/15/2019

Registered Respiratory Therapist - Rochester General Hospital and Unity HospitalRochester

**$5,000 Sign-on and Relocation Available**

SUMMARY

As a Registered Respiratory Therapist, your knowledge, strong attention to detail, compassion and analytical capabilities ensure meaningful, personalized care for each respiratory patient.

STATUS: Full-time, Part-time and Per Diem

LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Therapy – Respiratory

SCHEDULE: Various schedules available

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Patient Care. Review and evaluate history, physical exams, current vital signs, admission and current respiratory care orders for each patient; advise providers on appropriate respiratory care procedure and techniques
  • Planning & Documentation. Initiate and update respiratory care plan for all patients per department policy and procedure; work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team to implement the plan of care; monitor and document all pertinent clinical parameters and assessments on all assigned patients; modify treatment techniques based on patient response
  • Education & Communication. Provide and document patient education for therapeutic procedures performed; communicate information regarding patient’s clinical status to appropriate members of healthcare team; participate in the instruction and orientation of Respiratory Care team members, students and other allied health professional

Any physical requirements reported by a prospective employee and/or employee’s physician or delegate will be considered for accommodations.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans by a prospective employee and/or employee’s Physician or delegate will be considered for accommodations.

ATTRIBUTES

  • Recent acute care experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service

EDUCATION:

AS: Respiratory Therapy (Required)

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:

ACLS – Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support – American Heart Association (AHA), RT – Respiratory Therapist – New York State Education Department (NYSED)

Contact Us: rebecca.rozzano@rochesterregional.org
PI113680621

10/20/2019

North Carolina

Respiratory Therapist - WakeMed Health & HospitalsRaleigh

Your Career. Made Up of Quality, Care and Compassion.

Join the WakeMed Family as a Respiratory Therapist in Mobile Care Services (Transport Pediatric) 

As a Children’s Transport Respiratory Therapist, you will function as an equal part of the transport team and will assist in delivering comprehensive care to neonatal and pediatric patients and their families. This includes, but is not limited to, all types of oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, airway management with intubations and extubations, arterial punctures and analysis, phlebotomy, ECGs and mechanical ventilation of the neonate, infant, child, adolescent and adult patient. You will be responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating effectiveness of therapy with communication to the physician and healthcare team. In this position, you will be working full-time nights and will be part of the Mobile Care Services Department.

Here at WakeMed, you are more than an employee – you are family. We understand that our responsibility to the community begins with our employees. It’s simple: we care for our employees and our employees care for the community. We believe in doing everything we can to help you meet your personal and professional needs throughout employment. In doing this, we offer the following to support you:

  • Shared-decision making structure
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Countless career advancement opportunities
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Flexible shift options
  • Tuition & specialty certification reimbursement
  • Medical & dental insurance
  • Paid vacation & sick leave
  • Health and wellness education programs
  • Fitness center

Qualifications:

  • 5 Years Clinical – Respiratory Therapy Required
  • 3 Years Clinical – Neonatology and Clinical – Pediatrics Required
  • 2 Years Clinical – Prehospital OR Clinical – Critical Care Transport Preferred
  • Associate’s Degree Respiratory Therapy Required
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist Required
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist Required
  • Maintain Vehicle Operator Insurability Required
  • Emergency Vehicle Operator Insurance Required

Work Schedule:

  • Hours of Work: Nights
  • Weekend Requirements: As Needed
  • Call Requirements: None

Innovation flourishes here, and we want your hard-earned experience and gained skills to advance further with our team. For more information and to apply, please visit us online at jobs.wakemed.org and reference job ID: 32881. Or, click this link. EOE

11/10/2019

Ohio

Program Director - Respiratory Care (RESP) program - Bowling Green State UniversityHuron

The Respiratory Care (RESP) program at Bowling Green State University Firelands College is seeking a Program Director for their Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care degree. This is a full-time, non tenure-track, nine-month renewable appointment, located in the Applied Sciences Department. The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Degree program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. In addition to the base program located at BGSU Firelands, there is a satellite program offered through the University Partnership at Lorain County Community College. The program director is responsible for program direction and teaching at both locations. Dedicated classrooms and labs are located at both campuses. The RESP program and Applied Sciences department are committed to providing an environment that promotes collaboration and multiple opportunities for professional excellence.

BGSU Firelands is a 2,100 student, regional college of Bowling Green State University. The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities and applied technologies. BGSU Firelands seeks talented individuals to join our community in Huron, Ohio, on the scenic shores of Lake Erie.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and supervise all aspects of the program.
  • Teach didactic, laboratory, and web-based courses in respiratory care.
  • Evaluate student performance.
  • Meet with students as needed for advising, scheduling, and discussing concerns.
  • Evaluate student applications for admission, retention policy, and student completion of program.
  • Maintain and update Program and Clinical Policy document as needed.
  • Update and facilitate contracts with all program affiliations in coordination with the Office of Budget and Operations, the Dean, and University legal counsel.
  • Perform ongoing program planning, review, evaluation, assessment, and curriculum development/revision.
  • Develop and maintain program budget in coordination with the Department Chair.
  • Perform all administrative aspects of the program to include course scheduling, fiscal planning, monitoring program outcomes, continuous review and analysis, planning and development, and the overall effectiveness of the program.
  • Ensure compliance with all national accreditation and credentialing standards for the profession of Respiratory Care.
  • Ensure compliance with all state standards for licensure and the profession of Respiratory Care.
  • Prepare the program for reaccreditation and prepare annual accreditation reports on a routine and as needed basis.
  • Complete all program documents and reports as required by the University, CoARC, NBRC, and the State of Ohio Medical Board.
  • Promote program through the development of marketing materials and recruitment activities.
  • Coordinate with the Director of Clinical Education to assess the quality and evaluate the overall effectiveness of all aspects of the clinical portion of the program.
  • Serve as an active member of the Respiratory Care Advisory Board.
  • Serve as an active member of the Allied Health Sub-Group in the Applied Sciences Department.
  • Participate as an active member of the Applied Sciences Department.
  • Participate in related service and scholarly activities as appropriate.
  • Perform other job related tasks as may relate to maintaining and improving the quality of the education program.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four years of clinical experience in a health care facility as a Registered Respiratory Therapist.
  • Two years of teaching experience in an accredited respiratory care program either as an appointed faculty member or as a clinical preceptor.
  • Record of successful teaching at the undergraduate level as demonstrated by student and/or peer evaluations, instructional materials, and other indicators of student achievement.
  • Valid Registered Respiratory Therapist credential from the NBRC.
  • Licensed (or eligible) respiratory care professional in the State of Ohio.
  • Master’s Degree.
  • BLS Provider.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous program director experience with an accredited respiratory care program.
  • Current clinical experience in a variety of patient care environments (eg. emergency, critical care, floor therapy, neonatal/pediatric, sub-acute or long term care, home care).
  • ACLS, PALS and NRP Provider.
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP Instructor.
  • RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, RPFT Credentials.

Salary & Benefits

Competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rand and position in keeping with candidate’s experience and credentials. Full benefits package available.

Expected Start Date:  August 2020

Credentials Required for Application

  • Cover letter
  • Statement of teaching philosophy, including evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate level
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • Names and contact information for three individuals who will be asked to provide letters of recommendation (dated within the past year)

Application Process

For a complete job description and instructions on how to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Huron Resources, BGSU. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

Application Deadline:  October 21, 2019

Further Information:

Contact Karen Osterling at kareno@bgsu.edu or 419-372-0623.

BGSU policy requires finalists to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to receiving an offer of employment.

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.

11/8/2019

Pennsylvania

Respiratory Care Practitioner - Penn State Health Central Pennsylvania

Penn State Health at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking versatile and patient-focused Respiratory Care Practitioners to support exciting growth!  These are wonderful opportunities for compassionate professionals who are seeking out challenge and continued opportunities for development and advanced learning in the profession.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Our Respiratory Care Practitioner plays a crucial role in ensuring that our patients receive the most advanced care by providing essential respiratory care procedures to critically ill patients.

An integral part of the care team, the individual selected for this role will collaborate with physicians and nursing staff to provide expert assessments of patients and determine and execute an appropriate treatment plan to ensure the best outcomes.

A key member of our emergency team, the Respiratory Care Practitioner responds to emergency calls (codes, traumas, rapid responses), and evaluates the patient’s needs for airway care and secretion removal.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Associates Degree from a CoARC approved program in Respiratory Therapy required. Licensed as

Respiratory Therapist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. RRT credential required. ACLS or PALS/NRP certification required.

Critical thinking and multitasking skills required. Excellent communication skills preferred.

Why Hershey Medical Center?

Hershey Medical center is Central PA’s only academic medical center, and is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the best hospital in the South Central PA region, and number 4 in the state.

Hershey Medical Center is also the only Level I Trauma Center for both adult and pediatric patients in this region and is nationally ranked in advanced care for cancer, GI, orthopedics, and more.

Penn State Health offers a competitive salary, a collaborative and learning-focused environment, as well as an exceptional benefits program that includes strong paid time off to promote healthy life – work balance.

Beyond these exceptional programs, we offer tuition reimbursement programs and opportunities for clinical ladder advancement!

If you are an individual who has been seeking an opportunity to develop within a growing and innovative organization, connect with us today to find out more about why this is a great way to begin or further your career!

Why Central PA?

We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region.  We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster’s Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz.  For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting.  For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League’s Penn FC.   Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country’s most famous cities – New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.

For immediate consideration contact:

Taryn Blydenburgh
Tblydenburgh@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

Or text Respiratory to (717) 514-0511 for a direct link to the application and department information.

10/26/2019

Respiratory Therapist - Allegheny Health Network - Jefferson HospitalJefferson

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides assessment, treatment, care, and evaluation for patients with respiratory disorders under licensed medical direction.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administers therapeutic respiratory care procedures according to hospital and department policies. (55%)
  • Completes documentation that is required to measure, monitor, and ensure department effectiveness e.g., charting, billing, IPOC, patient/family education. (20%)
  • Performs diagnostic respiratory procedures according to hospital and department policies. (20%)
  • Provides instruction to patients and other members of the healthcare team as needed. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Graduate of an approved respiratory therapy program.
  • Pennsylvania licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner CRT or TPP.
  • BLS upon hire.

Preferred

  • Registered with the National Board of Respiratory Care RRT, or Registered Polysomnography Technologist (RPSGT).
  • 1 year experience in a hospital setting.

Click here to apply online. 

10/18/2019

Tennessee

Assistant/Associate Professor – Department of Allied Health Sciences - East Tennessee State UniversityJohnson City

East Tennessee State University’s Department of Allied Health Sciences is accepting applications for a full-time tenure track, Assistant/Associate professor. The responsibilities for this position include providing undergraduate and graduate didactic instruction in Allied Health. Responsible for curriculum development and delivery of online education. This position also includes participation in service, research, and scholarly activities.

Required Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include:

  • An earned Doctorate degree with dissertation from a recognized regional or national accrediting agency by time of hire.
  • Credentialed in an allied health profession, preferably respiratory or radiologic technology.
  • Previous teaching in classroom and/or online format.
  • Minimum of 3 years clinical experience in the professional discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficient in curriculum design and research methods and previous education and administrative experience in professional discipline.

To apply for this position online,  please click here. 

11/3/2019

Texas

Director – Respiratory Care Degree Advancement Programs - San Antonio

A leader is sought to guide the further development of outstanding educational programs in Respiratory Care at UT Health San Antonio. The Department of Health Sciences (DHS) in the School of Health Professions (SHP) offers both AS to BS and BS to MS degree advancement programs in Respiratory Care (RC). Both these programs are offered primarily online and are designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of registered respiratory therapists for advanced clinical practice as well as for leadership positions in the profession.

The Position

The Director of Degree Advancement Programs will guide the growth and development of these two programs and provide leadership and oversite for enrolled students and adjunct faculty, including student advisement, faculty development in Quality, and the development/implementation of the strategic vision, goals, and objectives of the programs. This role will also assume a faculty/teaching role in the RC Division.

This is a full-time (12-month) faculty position, reporting to the RC Program Director and the Chairperson of DHS.  Salary, academic rank/appointment, and tenure/non-tenure track status are commensurate with education and experience of the successful candidate.

Qualifications

Required:

  • A valid Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from the National Board for Respiratory Care and professional licensure in Texas or obtain professional licensure in Texas within 9 months.
  • A Master’s degree in respiratory care or in a related field from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the US Dept. of Education (USDE).
  • A minimum of four years of experience as an RRT, of which at least two years must include experience in clinical respiratory care.

Preferred:

  • An earned doctoral degree awarded by an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency that is recognized by the USDE.
  • Experience as a faculty member or as a clinical preceptor.
  • Experience in conducting research or its coordination.

 

To apply: Applicants should include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references through the UT Health Careers website. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

11/1/2019

Virginia

Respiratory Therapists - Riverside Health SystemNewport News

Riverside Health System is a major provider of health and quality of life services in Eastern Virginia, an area noted for its wealth of scenic, beaches, recreational, festival, cultural and educational opportunities. We have been a vibrant part of the communities we serve for nearly a century and are a National Employer of Choice for more than 9,500 team members. The people who make up the Riverside family are bound by the shared mission which is to care for others as we would care for those we love to enhance their well-being and improve their health. Riverside recently received the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association Health and Wellbeing Award. This award is in recognition of Riverside’s Employee Health and Wellbeing Initiatives. Come join the Riverside family where you too can make a difference in the lives of others.

The Riverside Health System is an organization of owned or contractually managed not-for-profit and for-profit healthcare and associated support service facilities. The System is organized as a private non-profit corporation. The responsibility and authority for the management is vested in its voluntary Board of Directors.

The Respiratory Care Practitioner is responsible for the planning executing and evaluating the total Respiratory Care of assigned patients. The Respiratory Care Practitioner utilizes current evidenced based Respiratory Care Practice to care for each patient based on the physiological psychosocial and cultural diversity. Works under the direction of the leadership team to provided respiratory services associated with and in accordance with standards of excellence established by Riverside Health System and facility goals and strategic plans. Responsible for assuring safe practices as referenced in the National Patient Safety Goals and supports best practices as recommended by the American Association of Respiratory Care.

Education: Associates or Bachelors degree in Respiratory Care required.

Education: Previous respiratory care experience of one year preferred. Must be able to read and comprehend, manipulate numbers, basic computer use and interpret data. Most possess comprehensive knowledge of respiratory process and protocols.

Licensure/Certification: Certified or Registered Respiratory Therapist by the National Board of Respiratory Care and licensed in the state of Virginia, BLS certification required. ACLS required within 1 year of employment. PALS preferred.

Hours: Full time and part time positions available, rotating shifts

To apply, please visit: www.riversideonline.com/careers

11/16/2019

Respiratory Therapist - Winchester Medical CenterWinchester

Competitive Sign-On Bonus & Relocation Offered!

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

As a RT I, you will participate on the clinical ladder, which reflects a degree of professional practice and clinical expertise.
The Respiratory Therapist cares for patients in the neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. This individual provides services in accordance with specific physician orders, department policies, procedures and protocols. This individual is responsible for patient assessments, patient education, implementation of therapy and the evaluation of the effectiveness of therapy. It is the responsibility of the Respiratory Therapist to be an active participant in a multidisciplinary team in communicating the needs of the patient with the physician and members of the care health team.

Other duties include, but are not limited to:
• Performs non-invasive SpO2 monitoring through pulse oximetry via overnight studies, exercise, continuous and spot checks. • Administers all therapy modalities to patients per physician orders and/or protocols/policies. • Performs airway clearance therapy, including vest • Performs basic operations on the Epic system. • Performs regular assessment rounds. • Performs equipment cleaning and set up. • Sets up and operates CPAP/Bi-PAP therapy. • Performs arterial puncture and blood gas analysis. • Responds and participates in Rapid Response situations. • Responds and participates in all code blue situations. • Responds and participates in all trauma activations. • Initiates, operates, and monitors mechanical ventilators. • Assists in bedside therapeutic bronchoscopies. • Assists in intubations as needed. • Sets up and manages high flow oxygen therapy.

What You Will Bring:

Education
Graduate of accredited respiratory care program

Certification & Licensures
Respiratory Care Practitioner License in Virginia Required (prior to department orientation)
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Required upon hire
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) – American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) – AHA approved Required within 45 days of hire

Qualifications
RT Level I
• Strong motivational and organization skills.
• Strong time management skills.
• Ability to handle moderate to high stressful situations in a calm and conscientious
manner.
• Strong verbal communication skills.
• Demonstrates competency and performs consistently under non-routine conditions and complex
situations.
• Models behavior in alignment with the organizational values.

What You Will Get:

– Competitive salary
– Flexible scheduling
– Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
– Health Insurance
– Paid Time Off
– Wellness Program
– Tuition Assistance
– Retirement Plan
– Life Insurance

*some benefits are subject to change due to job status

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

EOE

Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police
3rd party Background Check

FLSA Classification
Non-exempt

Grade
114

Physical Demands
23 A Therapist

To apply online, click here. 

11/15/2019

Respiratory Therapist - Mary Washington HealthcareFredericksburg and Stafford

Mary Washington Healthcare has immediate full-time, part-time and PRN opportunities (all shifts) for you at both our Magnet-designated Mary Washington Hospital and Stafford Hospital.

Ideal candidates will have a valid Respiratory Care Practitioner VA license (or eligibility) and current RRT credentials.

Here you will grow in your practice and put your critical thinking skills to use.  You will have the opportunity to administer basic to complex respiratory therapeutic interventions with minimal-to-no supervision. We are a progressive and continual forward focused Respiratory Department implanting strategies such as:

  • Heliox
  • Surfactant deliver
  • Nitric Oxide
  • Lung Protective Mechanical Ventilation
  • Ventilator Protocol
  • SBT/SAT
  • Adult Patient Driven Protocol
  • NICU Transport Team
  • Chest Wall Oscillation/MetaNeb Therapy

We also have opportunities for NICU experienced RRTs.

Whatever you’re looking for, we have it at Mary Washington Healthcare.

If you’re looking for a higher acuity, trauma services and critical care look no further than Mary Washington Hospital, our Magnet-designated Level II Trauma Center, Level III NICU, and Neonatal Transport Team.  As an early adopter of evidence-based practice, you will have a lot of autonomy in the department.

A great place to live and work.

We offer a competitive salary, full benefits package and an excellent living and practice environment. Located just one hour south of Washington, DC and 45 minutes north of Richmond, Fredericksburg & Stafford offer all the amenities of a big city but the charm of a small town.  With excellent schools, parks, recreational facilities and the beautiful Virginia countryside, this area is the perfect place to call home.

Click here to learn more and apply online.

EOE

10/18/2019

Respiratory Care Education Coordinator - Children’s Hospital of The King’s DaughtersNorfolk

The Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters is the heart of the fully integrated regional pediatric health care system with the only Level 1 Trauma Pediatric Center within Virginia. With a 200+ bed state-of-the-art hospital and 30+ private practices within eastern Virginia, and North Carolina, CHKD provides comprehensive care and a passionate 3,500 employee team that is hard to match.

 We are very pleased to open a Respiratory Care Education Coordinator position within our Respiratory Department. This is a full time, benefit eligible opportunity located in Norfolk, Virginia.  Relocation Assistance Available.

CHKD’s Respiratory Care Practitioners provide a variety of specialized and routine clinical therapies to the neonatal and pediatric population.  Clinical treatment utilizing state of the art equipment and a multidisciplinary process in critical care, inpatient, outpatient, and emergency settings.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates education activities specific to respiratory care for all patient care areas.
  • Utilizes leadership skills and current evidence based clinical knowledge to assess educational needs of the staff, collaborates with health team members to coordinate education development.
  • Provides staff education and clinical oversight/supervision specific to the hospital and department orientation.
  • Initiates patient and caregiver teaching as appropriate.
  • Completes necessary documentation of all pertinent observations related to patient care treatments, response to therapy, and all recommendations for modification in treatment plan.

License and/or Certifications:

  • Current registration as a Registered Respiratory Therapist from the National Board of Respiratory Care.
  • Virginia RT License required

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Care required.
  • Minimum of two years in pediatric and neonatal ICU experience required.
  • Previous education coordinator experience preferred.

Please visit our website at: www.chkd.org to apply or contact me at Elizabeth.Mitchell@chkd.org.

CHKD Health System is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

10/17/2019

Respiratory Therapist Clinical Care Leader - Children’s Hospital of The King’s DaughtersNorfolk

The Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters is the heart of the fully integrated regional pediatric health care system with the only Level 1 Trauma Pediatric Center within Virginia. With a 200+ bed state-of-the-art hospital and 30+ private practices within eastern Virginia, and North Carolina, CHKD provides comprehensive care and a passionate 3,500 employee team that is hard to match.

We are very pleased to open Respiratory Therapist Clinical Care Leader positions within our Respiratory Department. This is a full time, benefit eligible opportunity located in Norfolk Virginia.  Relocation Assistance Available.

A CHKD, Respiratory Care Clinical Care Leader is responsible for developing and sustaining an environment that promotes excellence in clinical practice and patient / family satisfaction, while striving for optimal efficiency and productivity of all resources.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Respiratory Therapist Clinical Care Leader utilizes leadership skills and current evidence based clinical knowledge to assess the health needs of patients, collaborate with health team members to coordinate patient care, anticipate outcomes of interventions, and set criteria for the quality of patient care.
  • Coordinates daily clinical activities for patient care areas.
  • Provides patient and staff education, clinical oversight / supervision, and participates in department based activities to include but not limited to quality assessment, shared governance, scheduling, quality review, and staff development in-services.
  • May assume responsibility and accountability for 24-hour management of the Respiratory Care department in the absence of both the manager / director.

License and/or Certifications:

  • Current registration as a Registered Respiratory Therapist from the National Board of Respiratory Care.
  • Valid VA Respiratory License
  • AHA certifications such as BLS and PALS designation is required and/or must be obtained.
  • AAP certification such as NRP designation is required and/or must be obtained.
  • Advanced credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care such as NPS or completion of the Asthma Educator certification

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelors in respiratory care required; will consider Associates degree with applicable experience and actively enrolled in a Bachelor’s program within three years completion from date of hire.
  • Minimum of two years in pediatric and neonatal ICU experience required.
  • Virginia RT License Required.

Please visit our website at: www.chkd.org/careers to apply or contact Elizabeth.Mitchell@chkd.org.

CHKD Health System is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

10-17-2019

Wisconsin

Respiratory Therapist - Marshfield Clinic Minocqua CenterMinocqua

**36 hours a week**

Marshfield Medical Center – Minocqua Hospital, staffed by more than 70 physicians, provides primary, urgent care and a variety of specialties including medical oncology and hematology.

Deliver inpatient and outpatient respiratory therapy services to patients from neonatal to geriatric, under the direction of physicians and administration. Deliver established goals, utilize good judgment to assess and escalate situations when warranted and utilizes knowledge and skills in the area of expertise while maintaining expected quality standards. Build constructive relationships and suppport department leadership in developing, setting and executing department goals and the strategic plan.

Marshfield Clinic Health System is committed to enriching the lives of others through accessible, affordable compassionate healthcare. Successful applicants will listen, serve and put the needs of patients and customers first.

Requires:

  • Wisconsin Respiratory Care Practitioner license
  • CRT awarded by the NBRC
  • RRT credential within one year of hire awarded by the NBRC and maintain the active credential per NBRC guidelines
  • BLS certification awarded by the AHA within three months of hire
  • For positions treating patients in ICU: ACLS, PALS, and NRP certifications awarded by the AHA within 1 year of hire

Preferred/Optional:

  • BLS certification awarded by the AHA at time of hire
  • CPFT and RPFT awarded by the NBRC at time of hire

Working at Marshfield Clinic Health System, you will enjoy:

  • Low cost of living within clean, safe environments
  • Stable communities and short commutes
  • Outstanding schools and affordable housing
  • Plenty of recreational activities for all four seasons
  • Easy access to Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee or Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Comprehensive benefits package

Questions may be directed to Heather Awker: awker.heather@marshfieldclinic.org

Apply online: https://marshfieldclinic.org/careers

Keyword: Respiratory Therapist

Marshfield Clinic Health System
1000 N. Oak Ave.
Marshfield, WI 54449

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

11/1/2019

Supervisor Respiratory Therapy - Marshfield Clinic Minocqua CenterMinocqua

Marshfield Medical Center – Minocqua Hospital, staffed by more than 70 physicians, provides primary, urgent care and a variety of specialties including medical oncology and hematology. 

Manage staff and day-to-day operations within child or adult respiratory therapy. Function as a respiratory therapist delivering IP and OP respiratory therapy services. Assume responsibility for the development and provision of respiratory therapy under the direction of physicians and administration of MCHS. Deliver established goals, utilize good judgment, and utilize knowledge and skills while maintaining quality standards. Act as a healthcare leader by building constructive relationships and supporting department leadership in developing, setting and executing department goals and the strategic plan in accordance with MCHS mission statement.

MCHS is committed to enriching the lives of others through accessible, affordable compassionate healthcare. Successful applicants will listen, serve and put the needs of patients and customers first.

Requires:

  • Associate degree in respiratory care
  • 5 years of experience, including technical functions as outlined below. 2 years in a leadership role demonstarting personal leadership effectiveness and teambuilding strategies.
    • Adult: experience including geriatric
    • Child: experience including neonatal
  • Wisconsin Respiratory Care Practitioner license
  • RRT awarded by the NBRC
  • BLS certification awarded by the AHA
  • ACLS awarded by the AHA within 1 year of hire

Adult Respiratory Therapy:

  • ACCS credential within 2 years of hire.

Child Respiratory Therapy:

  • PALS and NALS within one year of hire
  • NPS credential within 2 years of hire

Preferred/Optional:

  • Bachelor’s in respiratory care, business or management
  • 2 years of supervisory/management experience in respiratory care

Direct questions to Heather Awker: awker.heather@marshfieldclinic.org

Apply online: https://marshfieldclinic.org/careers

Keyword: Supervisor Respiratory Therapist

Marshfield Clinic Health System
1000 N. Oak Ave.
Marshfield, WI 54449

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

11/1/2019

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