Clinical Respiratory Therapist (Registered Respiratory Therapist) - Pulmonary Services -PRN - York Hospital (YKH) (50732)

Wellspan Health System York, PA
General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Pulmonary Services Team Leader, registered respiratory therapist performs respiratory care modalities according to established standards and practices at the base practitioner level. Registered respiratory therapist coordinates care planning with other disciplines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Our Registered Respiratory Therapist administers respiratory therapy modalities as per the physician, clinical practice guidelines and/or clinical pathway. Charts treatment, response and progress.

2 Performs patient assessment and develops a comprehensive pulmonary care plan.

3 Modifies therapy to maximize efficacy of the therapy regimen.

4 Our Registered Respiratory Therapist collaborates with the physician to manage the initiation, maintenance and weaning of patients requiring ventilatory support.

5 Maintains active and support communication with the patient regarding progress, problems, home programs and other issues related to the therapeutic process.

6 Provides quality care consistent with appropriate policies and procedures, quality assessment program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.

Department Description:

The Pulmonary Service Department provides a wide range of treatments and diagnostic services to pulmonary patients. WellSpan Health's pulmonary team is comprised of dedicated individuals committed to providing safe effective patient care in a timely manner.

Required Skills

Applicants must hold:

Reg Respiratory Therapist License