Respiratory Therapist

Job ID: J115670
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Monroeville, PA, United States
Facility: Forbes Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
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Description

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.  
  • BCLS upon hire.

Preferred

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

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