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Registered Respiratory Therapist (Acute) NS

Requisition #: 192763
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Respiratory
Work Shift: Night Shift
Work Week: Full Time Nursing (36 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Sept. 25, 2019

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Job duties:

The Registered Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing direct patient respiratory care treatments, and assisting in evaluating patients with respiratory illness. Include but not limited to: Respiratory therapy in various critical care units, general respiratory care, emergency room, ventilator management, CPAP/BIPAP, 02 Therapy, CPT, Aerosolized medications, CPR/code team, and computerized documentation.

Job Status:

Full Time, Night shift, 36 hours per week, 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m., weekend work required

Work Location/Department/Unit:

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Respiratory Adult Care

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of six (6) months of previous experience. Minimum of 1 year of experience preferred (may include clinical rotation experience if new grad.
  • Experienced applicants in a variety of age groups and critical care are highly desirable.
  • ABG experience is highly desirable.

Education Requirements:

  • Associates degree in respiratory therapy or closely related field is required Must be a graduate of an AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy
  • Must have current AHA Basic Life Support (BLS). Must obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within 1 year of hire date and remain current during employment.

License/Certification:

  • Registration by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is required. Must be licensed by the Maryland State Board of Physician Quality Assurance.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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