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Respiratory Therapist - Registered

Company: Tower Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Responsibilities:Great Opportunity - $15,000 Sign on Bonus!Job Summary:Responsible for all aspects of Respiratory Care including, ventilator management, oxygen therapy, specialty gas administration, aerosolized medication therapy, chest physiotherapy, blood gas analysis, patient care assessment, multi-disciplinary team collaboration. Ongoing and continuing education as dictated by the hospital and the State of Pa., participation in Quality Assessment activities within the department.Skills & Abilities:Excellent interpersonal skills required with initiative, judgment, and problem-solving skills. Excellent customer service and teamwork skills required. Ability to organize with great time management abilities to ensure workload accomplishment. Able to meet physical demands: standing, walking, bending, and lifting. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Adaptable to change where patient care needs dictate change. Professional role model. Demonstrates age-appropriate skills applicable to SCHC#STC#LI-AH1#INDAH#RESQualifications:Must be a graduate of a CoARC accredited program with an AS/BS in Respiratory CareAHA BLS and PALS required; NRP preferredPA State Board of Medicine License in Good StandingCurrent CRT/RRT credential through NBRCMembership in AARC optimalEDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:High School Diploma or GEDPost High School Diploma ProgramEXPERIENCE:Relevant ExperienceCERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:PA Respiratory Therapist License in good standingCRT/RRT in good standing through the NBRCOverview:About St. Christopher's Hospital for ChildrenSt. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children and neonates throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.St. Christopher's has more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, combining top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher's is a Magnet - designated hospital and was recognized as a Women's Choice Award Best Children's Hospital.In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey so your child's health conditions can be treated close to home.Tower Health recognizes paying for education can be expensive. As part of our Educational Assistance benefit, the Tower Health Tuition Discount Program offers tuition reimbursement and other discounts to more than one hundred local and national schools. This includes Drexel University, Alvernia University, and Immaculata University - just to name a few.Through the Tower Health Tuition Discount Program, eligible employees, spouses, dependents, and domestic partners may be eligible to receive the following benefits:-Save 5 to 50 percent on tuition.-Waived application fees.-Discounts for your dependents, spouses, and domestic partners.

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