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Respiratory Therapist (PRN eve shift)

Company: Mercy Medical Center
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
The Respiratory Therapist (registered) is be responsible for initiating and maintaining a plan of respiratory care for all pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients for whom care has been prescribed. Responsibilities include knowledge of pulmonary disease processes and the therapies associated with their treatments.

Hours: 11a-11p PRN

Responsibilities:
Implementation of pharmacological therapy by established protocols, ventilator management, administration of all other related treatments and procedures provided by the respiratory care department according to departmental policies and procedures. Initiate and maintain all respiratory equipment, respond in a timely manner, make appropriate decisions in both clinical and professional situations and appropriately apply departmental and hospital guidelines, policies and procedures.

Qualifications:
Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
Graduate of Respiratory Therapy from an AMA approved school of Respiratory Care.
One year experience preferred, new graduates are acceptable.
RRT credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care.
License Requirement: Maryland Board of Physicians Respiratory Care License.
Certification Requirement: BLS- Health Care Provider, Registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care.
Age Specific Care Provided For: Neo-natal, Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults and Geriatrics.
Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize one or more of the following: Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Meditech (if applicable to position), Epic (if applicable to position) and Performance Manager/NetLearning.
Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner.
Must be able to work independently and possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Must possess the ability to effectively communicate and deal tactfully with other personnel, visitors, patients, physicians, customers, and the general public.
Must be flexible, have personal integrity, and the ability to function effectively as a team with other employees.
Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.

Keywords: Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore , Respiratory Therapist (PRN eve shift), Healthcare , Baltimore, Maryland

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