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Respiratory Therapist - CRT Night Shift

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Location
Cambridge, OH
Salary
$49,000 - $66,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Associate of Science
Date
Oct 25, 2018
Job ID
2560936

Salary $49,000.00 to $66,000.00 depending on experience.

Summary:

Delivers patient care and diagnostic testing according to professional practice standards, while providing support for the healthcare system divisions. Reviews existing clinical data, collects or recommends obtaining additional pertinent clinical data. Evaluates all data to determine the appropriateness of the prescribed respiratory care plan, and participates in the development of the respiratory care plan.

Responsibilities:

Reviews data in the patient record and recommends diagnostic procedures. Collects and evaluates clinical information. Performs procedures and reports results, determine appropriateness of and participate in developing and recommending modifications to respiratory care plans: spirometry, co-oximetry;ABG sampling and analysis; pressure-volume, flow-volume loops, and cuff pressure.Selects and obtains equipment, and assures equipment cleanliness.Performs quality control procedures for: blood analysis devices; diagnostic equipment; ventilator volume/flow/pressure calibration; gas metering devices.Conducts therapeutic procedures to maintain a patent airway, adequate ventilation, oxygenation and remove bronchopulmonary secretions. Evaluates and monitors patient’s response to respiratory care and recommends modifications in therapeutic procedures. Demonstrates ability to identify when to accept and refer complex issues to the next level in order to facilitate problem resolution.Provides clinical direction to respiratory staff throughout the shift of duty and area of responsibility when assigned charge.Demonstrates proficiency with clinical knowledge in order to be a resource person for new employees.Assembles and assures cleanliness of equipment. Checks equipment for malfunctions and corrects as necessary.Identifies and completes additional project(s) as assigned by management.Stays current with department information and changes by reading and initialing meeting minutes and communication book within one.

Qualifications:Graduate of a respiratory program recognized by J.R.C.R.T. BLS required.Must be Ohio licensed or able to obtain prior to starting.

Additional Info:Department has about 45 other RRTs.

Have positions that are Day Shift - 7am - 7pm that are 36 hours per week. Have positions available on Nights 7pm-7:30am full time with benefits due to growth.

There is a $3.00hr shift differential for nights. Respiratory Therapist will be required to work weekends and holidays in the rotation.The hospital will offer an hourly range between $23.48-$31.58 depending on experience and a great benefit package.