Job Title: Respiratory Therapist Registered RRT or Certified CRT
Work Type: Full time
Department: GCMC Respiratory Services Division
Geisinger is proud to offer a Respiratory Therapist Registered (RRT) or Respiratory Therapist Certified (CRT) a $15,000.shift differentials for evening, nights, and weekend shifts!
Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment
Grow your career with up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per year
Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term disability, and Long-term disability
MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and earn incentives
Shared governance structure that empowers our Respiratory Therapists
Evidence-based medicine practices
State-of-the-art equipment and technology
Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups
To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact our Candidate Care Line at 1-877-564-6447 or GeisingerCareers@geisinger.Assesses patients' respiratory care needs based on a variety of data. Consistently performs and documents thorough patient assessments.
Correctly performs and documents routine therapeutic modalities including aerosolized medications, secretion management techniques, pulmonary volume expansion, oxygen therapy, and assists with routine care and maintenance of artificial airways.
Initiates and manages conventional and high frequency mechanical ventilators according to established protocol.
Assists in intra-hospital transport of mechanically ventilated patients.
Sets up and manages non-invasive monitoring (i.e. When care management not available, assists with discharge planning for patients needing respiratory related DME supplies, follows appropriate insurance guidelines.
Adheres to regulatory requirements and safety standards.
Functions as the Shift Coordinator (charge person) when designated as such after one year of employment.
Assists the medical team in the performance of fiberoptic bronchoscopy procedures.
Assists the medical team with the placement invasive monitoring lines and obtains hemodynamic measurements and calculations.
Assists in the intra-hospital transport of age specific patient groups.
Functions as a preceptor for orientees and students in their clinical rotation.
Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Respiratory Therapy Residency Program Transition to Practice Program for New Graduates:
~12-month program offered to graduate RTs with less than one year of acute care experience
~ Provides education and resources to support graduate RTs during the first year as a healthcare professional.
Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required)
Licensed Respiratory Therapist - Default Issuing Body; Registered Respiratory Therapist - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC); Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.