Penn State Health Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Part Time

FTE: .5

Shift: Varied

Summary:

A Registered Respiratory Therapist who, under medical supervision, delivers respiratory care services to patients in all areas of the hospital according to policies and procedures approved by the Medical Director. These duties are generally performed with only minimal or indirect supervision and must frequently make independent decisions. The therapist must be able to adapt to the particular area assigned and must be able to perform special duties required by the assignment. The therapist may be required to supervise and be responsible for the work of other respiratory care practitioners. The therapist may also be assigned orientation and in-service education responsibilities.

Skill and Educational Requirements:

- A graduate of a School of Respiratory Therapy accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Respiratory Care (CoARC).

- Shall maintain state licensure required.

- American Heart Association BLS Certification required.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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