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Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - FT Nights

Company: St. Agnes Healthcare, MD
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Job Description:

Job ID: 263336 Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - FT Nights Baltimore, Maryland Regular Additional Job Information Title: Respiratory Therapist - Reg City, State: Baltimore,MD Location: St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD Department: Respiratory Therapy 001 Additional Job Details: FT,Night, 72 hours, Bi-Weekly About Us For more than 150 years, Saint Agnes Hospital, part of Ascension, has been dedicated to the art of healing by providing exceptional care to the greater Baltimore area. Built on a strong foundation of excellent medical care and compassion, Saint Agnes and the physicians who practice here are committed to providing the best care for our patients for many years to come. Job Description Job Summary: Respiratory Therapist - Reg, provides evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies. Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.
  • Implements and monitors patient care plan. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.
  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcomes.
  • Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Reviews and evaluates physician orders and prioritizes respiratory care procedures in critical and non-critical care areas. Performs assessments with consideration of patients age specific needs. Monitors and assesses patient response, adjusts therapy as indicated, and takes appropriate actions in accordance with departmental guidelines to address adverse reactions as required. Performs all Respiratory Care Protocols as defined by the Policies and Procedures.
  • Gives concise, knowledgeable shift change report to include current status of patients, diagnosis, treatment modalities, any concerns or problems and any education needs. Participates in interdisciplinary patient planning rounds and patient care conferences.
  • Participates in activities to maintain a high degree of clinical skills and knowledge. Completes all assigned competencies, attend department in-services and training programs, and assists with the orientation and education of skilled and non-skilled health care personnel, patients and care givers.
  • Utilizing independent judgment, performs respiratory procedures (at a minimum of 600 work units per 12 hours) for critical and non-critical care patients of all ages. Procedures include all diagnostic, therapeutic and educational procedures within the scope of practice as outlined in the departments Policy and Procedure Manual. Acts as a lead practitioner when teamed with a CRT practitioner. Recommends therapies to physicians.
    Qualifications Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
    • Required Credential(s):
      • Certified Advanced Life Support specializing in Health Service Provider credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
      • Certified BLS Provider specializing in Health Service Provider credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Or military CPR-First Aid training.
      • Registered Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
      • Licensed Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Maryland Board of Physicians obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Education and Work Experience:
        • Associate Degree
          • Required: AA degree in a AMA accredited program of Respiratory Therapy (or in lieu of degree, five years recent clinical experience in an acute care setting)-Preferred: Bachelor Level Degree (BLD)
          • Preferred: One year of critical care experience in all areas. How To Apply Welcome to the Careers Home Page. On-line applications must be submitted for employment consideration. CURRENT SAINT AGNES HOSPITAL ASSOCIATES SHOULD NOT APPLY USING THE APPLICATION FORM LINKED ON THIS PAGE. THIS APPLICATION FORM IS ONLY FOR NON-ASSOCIATES. PLEASE APPLY THROUGH THE ASSOCIATE HEALTH PORTAL. Associate job applications/transfer requests must be completed through the Associate Health Portal in order to be processed. To apply for this job, please go and log-in to EXTERNAL APPLICANTS please click the ""Apply Now"" button. PLEASE NOTE: there may be compatibility issues with certain mobile devices, such as Smart Phones and Apple Products. For improved usability, we recommend utilizing a personal computer with Windows Internet Explorer 8 to search and apply for career opportunities. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we work to improve our system compatibility with mobile devices. Windows 8 or Internet Explorer 10: For applicants accessing our Career Website through Windows 8 or Internet Explorer 10, please update your Compatibility View by taking the following steps: 1.Locate the Compatibility View button that appears next to the Address bar. (If you do not see the button, there is no need to turn on Compatibility View).
            2.Click the Compatibility View button to display the site in Compatibility View.
            Once you turn on Compatibility View, Internet Explorer will automatically show this site in compatibility View each time you visit. You can turn if off by clicking the Compatibility View button. Equal Employment Opportunity We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status. Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. Share: -->

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