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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Company: University Hospitals
Location: Elyria
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDescriptionPosition Summary
The therapist is learning and incorporating the mission statement and standards of behavior of his/her hospital or care facility. This therapist performs basic competencies within orientation and provides satisfactory respiratory therapy with minimum supervision.
Essential Functions

  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Medicated aerosol delivery
  • Airway clearance therapy
  • Patient monitoring
  • Oxygen and humidity therapy
  • Special procedures (CPR, specialty gases, bronchoscopy, transport, etc.)

    Required For All Jobs

    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Complies with all policies and standards.
    • For specific duties and responsibilities, refer to documentation provided by the department during orientation.
    • Must abide by all requirements to safely and securely maintain Protected Health Information (PHI) for our patients. Annual training, the UH Code of Conduct and UH policies and procedures are in place to address appropriate use of PHI in the workplace.


      • Associate's Degree in Respiratory required
      • Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory preferred

        Licenses and Certifications

        • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with license to practice in Ohio required

          Preferred Qualifications
          At least one year of recent experience is preferred. Previous work in a hospital is also preferred. Being a member of the AARC is strongly recommended. The schedule is (2) 12 hour night shifts, Monday-Friday with rotating weekends and holidays.

          Employees who are hired to work 16-34 hours per week will be awarded a $5,000 sign on bonus: $1,500 to be paid out the next applicable pay period after 90 days of employment, $3,500 to be paid out following the 1 year mark, based on performance.

          Physical Demands

          • Standing Frequently
          • Walking Frequently
          • Sitting Rarely
          • Lifting Frequently 50 lbs
          • Carrying Frequently 50 lbs
          • Pushing Frequently 50 lbs
          • Pulling Frequently 50 lbs
          • Climbing Occasionally 50 lbs
          • Balancing Occasionally
          • Stooping Frequently
          • Kneeling Frequently
          • Crouching Frequently
          • Crawling Occasionally
          • Reaching Frequently
          • Handling Frequently
          • Grasping Frequently
          • Feeling Constantly
          • Talking Constantly
          • Hearing Constantly
          • Repetitive Motions Constantly
          • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination Constantly

Keywords: University Hospitals, Elyria , Registered Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Elyria, Ohio

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