Respiratory Therapist

Posted on Nov 16, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search

Coshocton, OH 43812
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
TITLE: Respiratory Therapist(RRT)
LOCATION: eastern, Ohio

Are you looking for a new position where you can live and work in a community that was voted as one of Ohios Best Hometowns?
Would you be interested in working for a healthcare leader in the region?
Would you like be in a position of high visibility in the facility where you make a difference?
This facility is nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and at the intersection of two Interstates that allows access to several larger metro areas like Columbus, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Wheeling.
If this sounds appealing then this might be a good opportunity for you.

Summary:
The respiratory therapist delivers patient care and diagnostic testing according to professional practice standards, while providing support for the facilities divisions.
Reviews existing clinical data, collects or recommends obtaining additional pertinent clinical data.
Evaluates all data to determine the appropriateness of the prescribed respiratory care plan, and participates in the development of the respiratory care plan.

Responsibilities:
Reviews data in the patient record and recommends diagnostic procedures.
Collects and evaluates clinical information.
Performs procedures and reports results, determine appropriateness of and participate in developing and recommending modifications to respiratory care plans: spirometry, co-oximetry; ABG sampling and analysis; pressure-volume, flow-volume loops, and cuff pressure.
Selects and obtains equipment, and assures equipment cleanliness.
Performs quality control procedures for: blood analysis devices; diagnostic equipment; ventilator volume/flow/pressure calibration; gas metering devices.
Conducts therapeutic procedures to maintain a patent airway, adequate ventilation, oxygenation and remove bronchopulmonary secretions.
Evaluates and monitors patients response to respiratory care and recommends modifications in therapeutic procedures.
Demonstrates ability to identify when to accept and refer complex issues to the next level in order to facilitate problem resolution.
Provides clinical direction to respiratory staff throughout the shift of duty and area of responsibility when assigned charge.
Demonstrates proficiency with clinical knowledge in order to be a resource person for new employees.
Assembles and assures cleanliness of equipment. Checks equipment for malfunctions and corrects as necessary.
Identifies and completes additional project(s) as assigned by management.
Stays current with department information and changes by reading and initialing meeting minutes and communication book within one

Qualifications:
Graduate of a respiratory program recognized by J.R.C.R.T.
Must be a CRT or RRT
BLS required.
Must be Ohio licensed or able to obtain prior to starting.

Additional Info:
Position is 3pm-11pm with rotating weekends.
Shift diffs are $1.15 for 2nd shift (3p-11p), $1.38 for 3rd shift (11p-7a)
Great department to work in.
The hospital offers an hourly rate depending on experience and certification.
For CRT its$16.09-$20.78 and RRTs its $19.14-$26.20.

Reference: 559199017

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