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Respiratory Care Professional Registered- Full Time Nights

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthUP TO A $20,000 SIGN-ON BONUSMercy Health Springfield Regional Medical Center HospitalThe RCP Critical Care functions as a professional respiratory therapist and applies an extensive background of knowledge and experience with geriatric, adult, children, adolescent, and neonatal patients, allowing for an intuitive grasp of given situations.Meets patient, client, and family needs through utilization of interdepartmental and intradepartmental resources to provide appropriate care plans and education.Acts as a lead resource in improving respiratory care practice and assisting the development of accountability in others both inside and outside the department.Provides respiratory care predominately in critical care areas.Responsible for assisting with tracheostomies, bronchoscopies, Bronchial Alveolar Lavage (BAL), Arterial lines, intubations, and diagnostic testing procedures.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 in multi-disciplinary teams regarding cardiopulmonary status. Applies technical knowledge to consult with physicians regarding cardiopulmonary status.Educates patients on their disease state, wellness, home care modalities, safety, smoking cessation, mobility assistance, 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 proper use of equipment, materials, supplies, time, workload, and financial resources.Demonstrates knowledge of performance improvement goals, monitors projects including data gathering measures, is involved in process test of change for improvements, and follows up with department staff.Correctly completes, records, and accurately captures changes in the patient medical record (Electronic Medical Record).Required Minimum Education: Associates Degree Respiratory / Bachelor's DegreePreferred Education: Bachelor's Degree in RespiratoryRequired: Current license with the Ohio Respiratory Care Board; BLS; ACLS; PALS; NRP certification and competent in intubation and A-line insertion where applicable.Preferred: ACCS, NPS endorsements, ACLS, PALS, NRPMercy 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:36Work Shift:Nights (United States of America)Department:Respiratory Therapy - SpringfieldAll 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

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