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Respiratory Therapist - PRN

Respiratory Therapist - PRN

Job ID 
37114
Location 
US-OH-Cincinnati
Experience (Years) 
1
Category 
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians - Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians
Street Address 
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Company 
TriHealth Rehabilitation Hospital
Position Type 
Per Diem
Recruiter email address 
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More information about this job

Overview

TriHealth Rehabilitation Hospital

*A joint venture with Select Medical & TriHealth*

 

Respiratory Therapist 

Cincinnati, Ohio

 

 At TriHealth Rehabilitation Hospital our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a Respiratory Therapist to join our team.

 

At TriHealth Rehabilitation Hospital, our employees are the foundation on which the success of our rehabilitation services continues to grow. Each member of our medical, clinical administrative and support teams bring a level of experience, expertise and commitment to patient care that is unmatched in our industry.

Responsibilities

Position Summary

 

Performs basic/ advanced therapeutic procedures as outlined by the State Department of Health and under the scope of respiratory care services.  Transcribes and implements physician orders in a competent and timely manner.  Uses basic/advanced oxygen assessment skills and patient information to maintain awareness and coordinate patient care needs.

Qualifications

Specific Duties

  • Performs advanced life support procedures including tracheal intubation using independent judgment in coordinating patient's respiratory care plans and needs with the physicians, nursing, and ancillary staff.
  • Confers with physicians to formulate and coordinate alternative forms of therapy according to patient need.
  • Initiates patient ventilator weaning procedures under the direction of the physician.
  • Performs basic tracheostomy care including but not limited to routine and emergent tracheostomy tube changes.
  • Monitors patient's respiratory status using competent bedside assessment skills and maintains awareness of patient pH / electrolyte balance, ABG values, renal, neurological, and orthopedic functions as applicable to the delivery of respiratory care.

Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

  • Education: Associate Degree required, Baccalaureate Degree preferred.
  • Current and valid state licensure and certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care required.
  • Previous and recent Critical Care experience preferred.

Additional Data

At TriHealth Rehabilitation Hospital, our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.

 

Other benefits of the Respiratory Therapist - PRN position include: 

  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • A network of over 40,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities