Respiratory Therapist (CRT or RRT), Wilkes-Barre General Hospital (Full-Tim

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Job Description

Commonwealth Health - A commitment to caring can be found in the hearts and minds of the physicians, nurses and, many other employees who support patient care at Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and clinics. Our organization is built on great people. In turn, we provide these skilled and dedicated caregivers with career opportunities, professional development and, a work environment that creates superior job satisfaction. Opportunities stretch across our hospital, physician network and, emergency medical services in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Join a team that has been committed to caring for the local community for 150 years.

Our respiratory therapists are responsible for ensuring that cardiovascular/ respiratory care is rendered to patients in accordance with the NBRC and hospital standards.  They provide consultation, instruction and technical direction to other staff members as needed. 

Education and license requirements:

  • Graduate of AMA approved school of respiratory care
  • Licensed by the State of Pennsylvania
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Experience and skill set requirement:

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in all phases of respiratory care
  • Effective and clear verbal/written communication
  • Ability to teach/instruct in a team oriented environment 
  • Manual and finger dexterity/ mechanically inclined
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