PEDS Respiratory Therapist
Requisition #: 172174
Location: Johns Hopkins Home Care Group, Baltimore, MD 21224
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Oct. 11, 2019
Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.
Provides direct patient care, pulmonary care and respiratory equipment management in the home care setting to patients of the JHHCG in accordance with JCAHO, state and departmental standards. Provides care to adults of all ages, children and infants. This position provides more in-depth clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills to manage complex patients, able to guide and precept new and existing staff as the subject matter expert on equipment management and education to ensure service excellence. This position has the ability to communicate and provide education effectively with physicians, referral sources, patients/caregivers and all members of the healthcare team. Precepts, monitors and provide supervision and sign-off on equipment management and respiratory modalities in home setting per our P&P to new staff ensuring all competencies sign of during the first 90 Days of employment. Reports to the Senior R.T. regarding staff performance, productivity, documentation and patient care issues.
AA or BS in Respiratory Therapy required
Three (3) years minimum clinical Respiratory experience in a hospital or home care setting
Registration by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Technician required
Must be licensed by the Maryland State Board of Physician Quality Assurance.
Current, valid Maryland Driver’s License, preferably with no points.
Valid auto insurance
Work requires the level of knowledge typically acquired through completion of two years of respiratory specific education or an Associate’s degree in respiratory therapy or a closely related field and six to twelve months of previous experience.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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