Emerus

Respiratory Therapist

Job Location US-PA-Greensburg
Posted Date 1 year ago(3/17/2019 2:38 PM)
ID
2019-8524
Facility
Hempfield
Type
Contract
Shift Type
Days

About Us

Allegheny Health Network (AHN) has partnered with Emerus, a nationally recognized, innovative leader in the delivery of emergency, inpatient, and diagnostic medical health care and the nation's first and largest operator of micro-hospitals.  From the moment a patient walks through the door, a team of exceptional medical professionals take charge, treating patients with speed, compassion and expertise.  Our state-of-the-art hospitals are fully accredited and provide highly individualized care.  We have created a special place where patients can expect the highest level of care when every second counts right in your neighborhood.

Position Overview

The purpose of this position is to provide consultation for the facility.  The Registered Respiratory Therapist shall provide the services of a qualified therapeutic respiratory technician.  The sole responsibility of the Registered Respiratory Therapist shall be to provide guidance and counsel to the facilities respiratory services program.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide consultation to the administration and staff regarding planning, policy, development and priority setting based on initial and on-going evaluations of the respiratory service needs
  • Provide respiratory therapy consultation to any resident in the facility in accordance with physician’s orders
  • Counsel the patient, staff and family with regards to the patient’s respiratory therapy needs
  • Make appropriate referrals for continuing respiratory care
  • Review sanitation in accordance with current standards

Other Job Functions

  • Travel to all facility locations as required
  • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Licensed Registered Respiratory Therapist by the State, required
  • Current BLS certification, required
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred.
  • 3+ years’ experience, required
  • Critical Care or ER experience, preferred
  • Experience writing policies and procedures, preferred 
  • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication

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