Respiratory Therapist

Compensation

: $59,200.00 - $78,460.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



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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

  • Associates 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.

  • Associated topics: aso, crt, resp, respiratory, respiratory care, respiratory therapist, rrt, therapist * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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