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Respiratory Therapist 2

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Toledo
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.Sign-on Bonus up to $7,500SUMMARY:Provides invasive and non-invasive respiratory care under general supervision. Under the supervision of a physician will evaluate cardiopulmonary function, treat cardiopulmonary impairment, assess treatment effectiveness and care for patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system using professional judgment. Provides patient care to neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Must be registered by the National Board on Respiratory Care or certified if you are within six months of graduation from a Registry Program.Must attain RRT within 90 days of graduation or hire date.Must hold and maintain an active license to practice Respiratory Care in the State of Ohio and furnish this information to the department.Must maintain Healthcare Provider status in Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association or its affiliate. NRP required for Respiratory Therapists working in NICU.Must have thorough understanding of all drugs used in all respiratory care procedures.Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, physicians, and other staff members.Clinical experience as a Respiratory Therapist in such areas as emergency airway management, extubation, tracheotomies, naso- and oro-pharyngeal airways preferred. Competency in the operation of ventilators, as well as patient assessment, arterial punctures, etc. Clinical experience in a variety of intensive care units, emergency and/or specialty areas preferred.Must complete requirements as written in the Clinical Ladder Policy and maintain all Certifications used for the ladder.Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Mission and Core Values of Mercy Health Partners.EDUCATION:Vocational/Technical DegreeSpecialty/Major: Respiratory TherapyLICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:Completion of Respiratory Therapy program as approved by the Ohio Respiratory Care Board.Must hold an active license to practice Respiratory Care in the State of Ohio.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Must maintain C level provider status. Must have thorough understanding of all drugs used in respiratory procedures.SHIFT:every other weekend, call requiredMany of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

Keywords: Mercy Health, Toledo , Respiratory Therapist 2, Healthcare , Toledo, Ohio

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