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Penn Medicine Respiratory Therapist - NEW RATES!!! in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Respiratory Therapist - NEW RATES!!!

  • Job ID :98039

  • Job Category: Respiratory Therapy

  • Specialty Area: Respiratory Therapy

  • Primary Shift: Night

  • Work Schedule: variable

  • Penn Medicine Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA

  • Address: 501 S 54th St

  • Education Required: Per Position Description

  • Experience Required: Per Position Description

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description :

The Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) practices in collaboration with the healthcare team to provide respiratory care to patients. Respiratory Care Practitioners shall maintain population specific competence to care for the neonate through geriatric patient. The RCP demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide individualized care based on the physical, cultural, educational, and age-specific needs of the patient. The Respiratory Care Practitioner complies with all rules and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies. The RCP shall complete continuing education to maintain compliance with the State of Pennsylvania licensure regulations and credentialing compliance with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) to maintain active credentials. Incumbents must be registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) within 1 year of entering this job. Promotion to Level II is automatic upon registration by the NBRC.

Minimum Requirements :

H.S. Diploma/GED and 0-1 years clinical experience. Graduate of Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) accredited Respiratory Care program. Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred.

State of PA license and all NBRC credentials are to be active and maintained per the rules and regulations of the State of PA and the NBRC continuing competency requirements. State of Pennsylvania Respiratory Care License – if license is temporary, RCP shall notify the Director of NBRC test date when scheduled.

CPR

ACLS recommended (Critical Care-primary) and NRP required (ICN staff only) within 6 months of hire.

Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) within 9 months of date of hire

Additional Information :

This position is located at 501 South 54th Street, Philadelphia, PA

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Penn Medicine http://www.pennmedicine.org/careers/

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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