Bon Secours Mercy Health Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - Mercy Health Anderson Hospital ** Sign On Bonus** in Cincinnati, Ohio
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* Sign on bonus eligible- $7,500*
The Respiratory 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 RCP II provides respiratory care on general floors and occasionally critical care areas. The RCP is a resource individual for other members of the Respiratory Care department. The RCP demonstrates a high level of commitment and professionalism.
Responds quickly and effectively in highly complex, rapidly changing, and/or unfamiliar situations. Performs invasive and noninvasive diagnostic procedures. Responsible for providing critical care to patients.
Participates on multi-disciplinary teams regarding cardiopulmonary status. Applies technical knowledge to consult with physicians with regard to cardiopulmonary status.
Educates patients on their disease state, wellness, home care modalities, safety, smoking cessation, mobility assist, and medication information.
Maintains current knowledge of hospital policies and procedures, computer based training (CBT) modules, The Joint Commission (TJC) and other regulatory agency's standards, and competent practice of Respiratory Care as adopted by the Ohio Respiratory Care Board.
Demonstrates awareness of budgetary processes, productivity demands, and also proper use of equipment, materials, supplies, time, workload and financial resources.
Demonstrates knowledge of performance improvement goals, monitors projects including data gathering measures, involved in process test of change for improvements, and follows up with department staff.
Correctly completes, records, and accurately captures charges in the patient medical record (Electronic Medical Record).
EDUCATION, SPECIALIZED AND/OR TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
2 year Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy required
Candidate must have a current license to practice respiratory care issued by the Ohio Board of Respiratory Care
Current BLS through the American Heart Association required
ACLS, PALS, NRP certification preferred
Must demonstrate critical care knowledge as it relates to cardiopulmonary disease states. Involved in precepting students and other staff members in the provision of respiratory care on general floors and some critical care areas.
Active AARC member preferred.
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
And much more
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Respiratory Therapy - Anderson
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