Trinity Health Respiratory Therapist, RT in Columbus, Ohio
Employment Type:Full timeShift:12 Hour Night Shift
Why Mount Carmel?
With five hospitals (https://www.mountcarmelhealth.com/find-a-location/) , over 60 free-standing outpatient clinics (https://www.mcmg.mountcarmelhealth.com/) , a college of nursing (https://www.mccn.edu/) , a Medicare Advantage plan (https://www.medigold.com/) , and extensive outreach and community wellness programs, Mount Carmel Health System (https://www.mountcarmelhealth.com/) serves more than a million patients in central Ohio each year, and we've been a pillar of this community for more than 130 years. As a proud member of Trinity Health (https://www.trinity-health.org/) , one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network of caring spans 22 states, 94 hospitals, and 133,000 colleagues nationwide.
We know that exceptional patient care starts with taking care of our colleagues, so we invest in great people and all that we ask in return is that you come to work ready to make a difference and do the right thing.
What we offer:
Competitive compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental, and vision coverage
Retirement savings account with employer match starting on day one
Generous paid time off programs
Relocation assistance for eligible new colleagues
Employee recognition incentive program
Tuition/professional development reimbursement
Discounted tuition and enrollment opportunities' at the Mount Carmel College of Nursing
The nation's 14th largest city, Columbus, Ohio is one of the fastest growing major metropolitan areas in the Midwest – ranked #1 for population growth, #1 for job growth, #1 for wage growth, and #1 real estate market. And with a vibrant blend of professional sports, world-class attractions, creative cuisines, and a flourishing music and arts scene, you'll never be found wanting for entertainment and experiences to call your own in Columbus. Learn more at www.experiencecolumbus.com !
About the job:
The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT or CRT), within the Ohio Scope of Practice, provides therapeutic procedures and diagnostic testing to chronically and acutely ill patients requiring respiratory procedures.
What we are looking for:
Education: Successful completion of a 2 or 4 year Respiratory Care Program, or completion of additional educational requirements allowing eligibility to obtain registry credentials.
Licensure / Certification: Ohio Respiratory Care Professional License to practice in the State of Ohio and National Board of Respiratory Care credential indicating RRT or CRT
Experience: Clinical experience in adult and neonatal respiratory therapy procedures such as aerosolized delivery of medication, mechanical ventilation, assisting with intubations and extubations, pulmonary function studies, emergency care, and obtaining and interpreting arterial blood gases.
Maintain current BLS certification.
What you will do:
Provide Respiratory Care, ensure an environment of patient safety, promote evidence-based practice and quality initiatives and exhibit professionalism in the care of patients and their families.
Perform duties or responsibilities outside the normal routine care of the patient.
Initiate and administer therapeutic procedures, diagnostic tests and education in accordance with departmental policy and procedures.
Record information/patient assessment on the patient’s medical record and maintain departmental records.
Precept new employees as requested and participate in students clinical rotations.
Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to maintain respiratory therapy equipment.
Communicate pertinent clinical information and collaborate with physicians, house staff and other health care disciplines regarding patient care, treatment and/or plan of care.
Mount Carmel and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.