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Respiratory Therapist

Cambridge, OH 43725

Job Type: Respiratory Therapist Job Number: KAM7161913

Job Description

Full-time Respiratory Therapist needed at a top facility in eastern Ohio!
(Reference Code: KAM)

Respiratory Care Practitioner, RRT 
36 hours/week,  7p - 7:30a

Overview of position:  Delivers patient care and diagnostic testing according to professional practice standards, while providing support for Genesis HealthCare System 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.

Essential Duties:
- 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 patient’s 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. 

Minimum Qualifications:
* Graduate of a respiratory program recognized by J.R.C.R.T.
* BLS required. NRP required, or must obtain within six (6) months of hire.
* Current certification through National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) or must obtain within six (6) months of hire.
* Currently licensed R.C.P. by the State of Ohio.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to read, write and explain or describe moderately complex information to other hospital staff and patients.
* Attention to detail and ability to organize and prioritize under pressure.
* Displays common sense and ability to make quick decisions.
* Experience with therapeutic skills, airway management and diagnostic testing.

Offering competitive compensation, complete benefits, and relocation assistance!!

For more information, please submit your resume for review or email it to me directly:  katherine@ka-recruiting.com

Additional Information

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Meet Your Recruiter

Katherine Marano
Client Relationship Manager, Senior Healthcare Recruiter

Katherine started with K.A. Recruiting as an intern, and has been a full time employee since graduating with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the College of the Holy Cross in 2016.  She has placed all different kinds of healthcare professionals from Nurse Practitioners & Laboratory Techs to Regional Sales Reps & Quality Managers.  Katherine is passionate about what she does and loves forming relationships with both candidates and clients in order to find the right match.  When she is not working, Katherine enjoys spending time with family & friends, cooking, and traveling to new places.

 

Candidate testimonial:
"I wasn’t even really looking for a new position! I was in the process of updating my resume because there had been some changes at the place I was working with staff incentives and investment plans for colleagues and it was possibly time to update and refresh my portfolio. It was at that exact time that I got a happy little email from Katherine Marano about some potential positions. One absolutely struck a chord with my heart. It was for a position that I had been working in that particular field for over 10 years in. It was an opportunity to learn higher complexity, research type testing in a patient setting and also a relocation to a whole brand new locale! I reached out to her and the whole process started to unfold. She was there the whole way for me in the negotiation process. She even was able to set up a visitation to the area and the job to shadow the environment I would be relocating to. Katherine and the whole HR team that worked on my onboarding were phenomenal. I couldn’t thank her more for the chance to start a brand new adventure in my life!"   - Jennifer Q.

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