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Respiratory Therapist PRN, Evening/Nights

2024-02-12
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  • Regional Hospital of Scranton Regional Hospital of Scranton

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  • Part Time

Job Description

Respiratory Therapist
PRN, Evening and Nights
Rotating 12 hour shifts, weekends and holidays

As a Respiratory Therapist at Regional Hospital of Scranton, you’ll join a team and be a part of a culture that's dedicated to improving lives. Our full-time employees enjoy a robust benefits package which may include health insurance, 401(k), flexible scheduling, licensure/certification reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, and student loan assistance for eligible roles.

Requirements:

  • Must be a graduate of an AMA approved certified program and have certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care.
  • Valid PA License as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Associate's degree and a credential of Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT).
  • May be expected to maintain a CPR certification.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

About the Job:

  • Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders.
  • Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases.
  • Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is an impairment.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager.

We know it’s not just about finding a job. It’s about finding a place where you are respected, valued and where your work is purposeful and fulfilling. A place where your talent is recognized, professional development is encouraged and career advancement is possible. 

Regional Hospital of Scranton is a 186-bed, acute care hospital nationally recognized for quality, especially in the areas of orthopedics, robotic surgery, cardiac care, stroke care, and neurology. Offering all private rooms, Regional is the first hospital in Pennsylvania to earn all four orthopedic certifications by The Joint Commission - hip fracture, and knee, hip, and shoulder replacement as well as advanced certification. Scranton is a city steeped in rich history, a vibrant arts scene, outdoor adventures, and a wide variety of delicious cuisine. "Every season is Peak Season" with a variety of activities any time of the year. There is always something to do and somewhere to go in Lackawanna County.

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