Registered Respiratory Therapist

    Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health
    1200 South Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA 18101
    Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Summary: Directs and manages the respiratory and pulmonary care for a designated group of patients, reporting to the Director and management team for Respiratory Care. In collaboration with the RN, provides direct care as dictated by patients' needs.

    Minimum Requirements: Graduate from a School of Respiratory Therapy accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) required. One year of appropriate respiratory care experience in an acute care facility within the past two years. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentialing by the National Board for Respiratory Care required. NEW GRADUATES may apply if taking the RRT National Boards. RRT required within 1 month from start date.

    Basic computer skills.

    Preferred Qualifications: One year recent respiratory care experience in acute care setting. Registration or Certification preferred as a Pulmonary Function Technologist obtained after successful completion of examination by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC)

    Licensure and Certifications: Current Pennsylvania Licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentialing by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Current BLS Health Care Provider within 1 month of employment. ACLS/PALS within 9 months of employment.

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    Posting ID: 559417817Posted: 2020-06-03