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RRT- Respiratory Care Professional 2

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Defiance
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthJob DescriptionRespiratory Therapist delivers critical and non-critical patient care services to all age groups using selected invasive and noninvasive techniques related to the cardiopulmonary system. The Registered RCP provides respiratory care in critical care areas as needed. The Registered RCP is a resource individual for other members of the Respiratory Care department, nursing, ancillary staff, and residents. The Registered RCP provides expert care utilizing intuitive reasoning skills and experience. The Registered RCP demonstrates a high level of commitment and professionalism.Provides basic respiratory therapy techniques as follows: Aerosol Therapy, Postural Drainage and Percussion,, Incentive Spirometry, Metered Dose Inhalers and all other treatment modalities. Perform EKG's.2. Under the indirect supervision of an LRCP or higher, draws arterial and/or capillary blood samples from patients, processes the sample, record and report results, and perform quality controls as required.3. Conducts prescribed therapeutic procedures to achieve maintenance of patient airway, including use of nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal airways. Able to maintain humidification of airways, aspirate secretions, and document procedures in patient and departmental records.4. Administers oxygen delivery devices. Sets-up and monitors non-invasive equipment such as oximeters or end-tidal CO2 analyzers.5*. May be responsible for the cleaning and assembling of durable equipment6. Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Mission and Core Values (Compassion, Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Sacredness of Life, Service) of Mercy Health Partners.7. Adheres to the standards and policies of the Corporate Responsibility Program, including the duty to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and reporting to designated Manager (or employer hotline) any suspected unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful acts or practices.8. Embraces Standards of Behavior in order to provide and promote excellent customer service for both internal and external customers. Holds self and others accountable for behaviors that promote service excellence.9. Adheres to all standards and policies regarding safety/patient safety initiatives.10. Provides service to all age groups. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on assigned unit. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span by completing continuing education program. Interprets information need to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific need: a. Neonate b. Pediatric c. Adolescent d. Adult e. Geriatric11. * Is responsible for all other duties as assignedMINIMUM EDUCATION:Required Minimum Education:Specialty/Major: Respiratory TherapyLICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS ]Required: 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.Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.Many 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 statusScheduled Weekly Hours:0.01Work Shift:All (United States of America)Department:Respiratory Therapy - Defiance, LLCAll 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 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

Keywords: Mercy Health, Fort Wayne , RRT- Respiratory Care Professional 2, Healthcare , Defiance, Indiana

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