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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Lorain
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Respiratory Therapist [Apply Now](https://wd5.myworkdaysite.com/recruiting/easyservice/MercyHealthCareers/job/Lorain-OH/Respiratory-Therapist_R114443/apply) *Requisition* R114443 *Market* Lorain, Ohio *Department* Respiratory Therapy - Allen Medical Center *Shift* Nights *Schedule* Full-time *Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health*A Respiratory Care Practitioner IV is responsible for administering the full range of therapeutic and diagnostic procedures within the scope of services of the Respiratory Care Department as outlined by the State of Ohios Respiratory Care Board in either a hospital or skilled nursing setting. The Therapist will participate in continuously improving the process of care delivery to the patient. They will promote a positive climate for interpersonal and interdepartmental relationships.*Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities*Knowledge of Respiratory Care techniques, practices and procedures at a level normally acquired through completion of an Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science degree in Respiratory Care Sciences, at an AMA approved Respiratory Care Program, or completion of an AMA approved Respiratory Care Technology Program.Has obtained a Respiratory Care Practitioner License from the State of Ohio, licensing them to practice Respiratory Care within the State of Ohio. Has obtained the credential of Registered Respiratory Therapist and/or Registered Pulmonary Function TechnologistThree to six months clinical experience necessary.Current certification in BLS and ACLS required; NRP certification required or obtained within 6 months of hire.Must be willing and able to serve as a preceptor for new employees.Must maintain competency in adult intubation.Must attend at least 70% of Monthly Departmental Meetings.Must maintain Active Membership in the American Association of Respiratory Care.Good Communication skills necessary in order to effectively interact with patients, families and staff.Organizational skills needed to prioritize work assignments.MercyHealth is an equal opportunity employer.Well also reward your hard work with:* Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans* Prescription drug coverage* Flexible spending accounts* Life insurance w/AD&D* An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.* Paid time off* Educational Assistance* And much more*S**cheduled Weekly Hours:*40*Work Shift: *Nights *Department: *Respiratory Therapy - Allen Medical CenterAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at [recruitment@mercy.com](mailto:recruitment@mercy.com) [Apply Now](https://wd5.myworkdaysite.com/recruiting/easyservice/MercyHealthCareers/job/Lorain-OH/Respiratory-Therapist_R114443/apply)

Keywords: Mercy Health, Lorain , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Lorain, Ohio

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