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Bon Secours Mercy Health Respiratory Care Professional (RRT) Respiratory Therapist-- Mercy Health St Charles - PRN in Toledo, Ohio

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Summary:

Provides invasive and non-invasive respiratory care under minimal and indirect supervision. Under the supervision of a physician evaluates cardiopulmonary function, treats cardiopulmonary impairment, assesses treatment effectiveness, and cares for patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system, using professional judgment of a highly complex and technical nature, to make independent decisions. Provides patient care to neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients, generally in ICU areas as assigned.

EDUCATION:

  • Successful completion of the requirements of an educational program in Respiratory Therapy as approved by the Ohio Respiratory Care Board. Must hold and maintain an active license to practice Respiratory Care in the State of Ohio and furnish this information to the department. Must be registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care.

  • 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.

  • Must complete point requirements as written in the Clinical Ladder Policy and maintain all Certifications used for the ladder.

  • Clinical experience as a Respiratory Therapist in such areas as emergency airway management, extubating, tracheotomies, and naso- and oro-pharyngeal airways required. Competency in the operation of ventilators, as well as patient assessment, arterial punctures, etc. required.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Lifts weights of approximately 20 lbs., must be able to move freely a large “H” size cylinder of oxygen on a cart.

  • Normal hospital environment where there is no physical discomfort due to noise, temperature, dust and the like.

  • Works in a normal hospital environment and may come in contact with infectious agents from patients or equipment.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

S cheduled Weekly Hours:

0.01

Work Shift:

All (United States of America)

Department:

Respiratory Therapy - Mercy St. Charles

All 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 Employer, 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.com

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