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Respiratory Therapist (Part-Time)

Company: Holy Cross Health
Location: Germantown
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Employment Type:Part timeShift:12 Hour Night ShiftDescription:Is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care to a specified group of patients.
Collaborates with physicians, medical professionals and other staff to ensure the quality of care given. Provides care
for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patient (as defined in the unit scope of care).Job Title: Registered Respiratory TherapistEmployment Type: Part-TimeShift: 7am - 7pm or 7 pm - 7 amLocation: Germantown, MDPosition Highlights:

  • Competitive pay; Sign-on Bonus available for eligible candidates
  • Benefits - Medical, Dental & Vision, PTO, Free Parking, Metro Access, Tuition Reimbursement, 403(b)
  • Quality of Life:Flexible work schedules
  • Advancement: Opportunities to advance within the organization
  • Location:Holy Cross Health has two hospitals and four healthcare centers all a short driving distance from Washington DC and Baltimore, MDDescription:
    • Reporting to the Director of Respiratory Care Services the Respiratory Therapist is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care to a specified group of patients.
    • Level II NICU (Germantown)Responsibilities:
      • Performs respiratory care procedures in response to patient needs and physician direction/orders
      • Assesses the respiratory status of assigned patients through physical exam, chart review, and response to ordered therapy; and makes recommendations, when appropriate, to affect and achieve an optimal level of response to the intervention ordered.
      • Performs airway management and cardiopulmonary resuscitation as required.
      • Collaborates with physicians, medical professionals and other staff to ensure the quality of care given. Provides care for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patient (as defined in the unit scope of care).
      • Utilizes knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient's age to ensure that care provided meets the unique, physical and psychosocial needs of the patient.
      • Involves appropriate parties (i.e.; patient's family or guardian, outside agencies) in the assessment, treatment and continuing care of the patient as needed.What you will need:Required:
        • Registry with the National Board of Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist
        • Current licensure from the state of Maryland as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
        • Current BLS & ACLS (issued through the American Heart Association)Preferred:
          • At least one year of clinical experience highly preferred
          • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) if working in NICU/Special Care NurseryAbout us:Holy Cross Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system that serves more than 240,000 individuals each year from Maryland's two largest counties - Montgomery and Prince George's counties. Holy Cross Health earns numerous national awards, clinical designations and accreditations across a wide range of specialties for providing innovative, high-quality health care services.We were named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for 2022.Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard toMinority/Females/disabled/Veteran(M/F/D/V) status.Our Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Holy Cross Health, Germantown , Respiratory Therapist (Part-Time), Other , Germantown, Maryland

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