Mercy Health Respiratory Care Professional 2 Mercy Perrysburg Med/Surg in Perrysburg, Ohio

Respiratory Care Professional 2 Mercy Perrysburg Med/Surg

Job ID: 4652073

Updated: August 11, 2017

Geographic Location: Toledo

Location: Perrysburg, OH, United States

Department: Perrysburg Med Surg

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Shift: Days/Afternoons

Standard Hours: 36

Job Summary

Provides invasive and non-invasive respiratory care under minimal and indirect supervision. Under the supervision of a physician evaluates cardiopulmonary function, treats cardiopulmonary impairment, assesses treatment effectiveness, and cares for patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system, using professional judgment of a highly complex and technical nature, to make independent decisions. Provides patient care to neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients, generally in ICU areas as assigned.

Qualifications - Minimum

Successful completion of the requirements of an educational program in Respiratory Therapy as approved by the Ohio Respiratory Care Board. Must hold and maintain an active license to practice Respiratory Care in the State of Ohio and furnish this information to the department. Must be registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care.

Must maintain Healthcare Provider Status in Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association or its affiliate.

NRP required for Respiratory Therapists working in the NICU.

Must have thorough understanding of all drugs used in all respiratory care procedures.

Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, physicians, and other staff members.

Clinical experience as a Respiratory Therapist in such areas as emergency airway management, extubation, tracheotomies, naso- and oro-pharyngeal airways required. Competency in the operation of ventilators, as well as patient assessment, arterial punctures, etc. required.

Must complete point requirements as written in the Clinical Ladder Policy and maintain all

Certifications used for the ladder.

Hours

Hours per pay Period: 72

Location of anticipation opening date is 2018 for Perrysburg Postings.

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: Days/Afternoons, Job Schedule: Full-Time

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.