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Registered Respiratory Therapist- Pool- Nazareth Hospital

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Employment Type:

Part time Shift:

Description: Summary
Nazareth Hospital, a member of Trinity Health, is looking for a Pool Respiratory Therapist to join our team!

Pool, Rotating Shift

It is required that pool personnel submit a schedule to work a minimum of five (5) 12 hour shifts with at least (2) being a 12-hour weekend shift per 6 week schedule (7pm Friday evening to 7am Monday morning).

Each pool member is also required to work a minimum of one (1) holiday per year and (2) high request days.
Holidays and high request days must rotate each year on your normal shift worked.

Under supervision of the department manager and/upon request of the physician order sets up and operates various types of respiratory care equipment to be utilized in the Diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease or illness.
Also delivery of medications needed to assist in control of Respiratory ailments.
Job Description
  • Provides for safe and effective use of medical gas
  • Obtains appropriate physician orders
  • Identifies use of device for proper FiO2/liter flow
  • Checks device at all connections for proper fit/patient comfort
  • Properly identifies medical gases including vessel containers and their safety measures.
  • Documents procedure appropriately
  • Demonstrates competence in Arterial Blood Gas Sampling:
  • Explains procedure to patient/family using appropriate method of communication.
  • Chooses appropriate site. Performs Allen Test if radial site is utilized.
  • Prepares site and palpates selected artery.
  • Assesses for local hemorrhage at site, communicates to nursing staff.
  • Labels specimen, obtains and completes lab slip(FiO2, name vent settings if appropriate.

  • HS graduate or equivalent, graduate of an AMA approved respiratory therapy program
  • current PA license in respiratory therapy. Must be registered by the NBRC. BCLS required.
  • ACLS required before completion of introductory period.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including:
  • Retirement Savings Program
  • Free Parking
  • And more!

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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  • Job Reference: 702280702-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent