Respiratory Care Practitioner I - Respiratory Therapy
Penn State Health
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 591
Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 0.90 Shift: Varied Hours: 7:00p-7:00a
**Sign On Bonus Available**
Penn State Health at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking versatile and patient-focused Respiratory Therapists to support exciting growth! These are wonderful opportunities for compassionate professionals who are seeking out challenge and continued opportunities for development and advanced learning with an exceptional team of multidisciplinary experts.
Penn State Health offers:
Tuition Reimbursement and New Grad Tuition forgiveness
Access to a state-of-the art clinical simulation lab
Clinical advancement ladder
Collaborative and learning-focused environment
Exceptional benefits program with no waiting period
Paid time off to promote healthy life – work balance
PAWS-UP Employee Recognition program
Why Hershey Medical Center?
Hershey Medical center is Central PA's only academic medical center, and is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the best hospital in the South Central PA region, and number 4 in the state. Hershey Medical Center is also the only Level I Trauma Center for both adult and pediatric patients in this region and is nationally ranked in advanced care for cancer, GI, orthopedics, and more. If you are an individual who has been seeking an opportunity to develop within a growing and innovative organization, connect with us today to find out more about why this is a great way to begin or further your career!
Our Respiratory Therapist plays a crucial role in ensuring that our patients receive the most advanced care by providing essential respiratory care procedures to critically ill patients. An integral part of the care team, the individual selected for this role will collaborate with physicians and nursing staff to provide expert assessments of patients and determine and execute an appropriate treatment plan to ensure the best outcomes. A key member of our emergency team, the Respiratory Therapist responds to emergency calls (codes, traumas, rapid responses), and evaluates the patient's needs for airway care and secretion removal.
Licensed as Respiratory Therapist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
AHA BLS required prior to orientation completion
Excellent communication skills preferred
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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