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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Lima
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health General Summary: Responsible for administering the full range of therapeutic and diagnostic procedures within the scope of services of the Respiratory Care Department as outlined by the State of Ohio's Respiratory Care Board in either a hospital or skilled nursing setting. The therapist will participate in continuously improving the process of care deliver to the patient. They will promote a positive climate for interpersonal and interdepartmental relationships. They will assist is the assessment and recommendation of care delivery options as outlined by hospital policies and protocols. Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Knowledge of Respiratory Care techniques, practices and procedures at a level normally acquired through completion of an Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science degree in Respiratory Care Sciences, at an AMA approved Respiratory Care Program, or completion of an AMA approved Respiratory Care Technology Program. 2. Has obtained either a limited permit or a Respiratory Care Practitioner License from the State of Ohio, licensing them to practice Respiratory Care within the State of Ohio. 3. At least 3 - 6 months clinical experience is preferred. 4. Current certification in CPR is required. Other training such as NALS, ACLS and PALS may be necessary. 5. Good communication skills necessary in order to effectively interact with patients, families and staff. 6. Organizational skills needed to prioritize work assignments. Working ConditionsReporting Relationships · Normal patient care environment with little exposure to noise, dust, temperature and the like. · Frequent exposure to radiation with little chance of injury when established safety procedures are followed. · Substantial physical effort exerted up to fifty percent of work time. · Ability to walk, stand, and bend more than eighty percent of time. · Frequent (fifty to eighty percent of work time) exposure to adverse conditions. Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer. Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with: Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
Paid time off
Educational Assistance
And much more *Benefits offerings vary according to employment status Scheduled Weekly Hours: 24 Work Shift: Days Department: Respiratory Therapy - St. Rita's 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

Keywords: Mercy Health, Fort Wayne , Registered Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Lima, Indiana

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