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Location: West Chester, Ohio
Location: West Chester Hospital
Department: Respiratory Therapy
Hours: Full Time
At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.
As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.
UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.
Primary Purpose: The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) assesses, plans, coordinates, and evaluates the respiratory care provided in accordance with standards of practice from the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC), the laws governing practice in the State of Ohio and in keeping with polices, procedures and rules of the Respiratory Therapy Department and UC Health .
Knowledge and Skills:
Education: Graduate of a two or four year AMA approved Respiratory Therapy program with RRT credentials.
Required Skills and Knowledge: Demonstrated knowledge of the growth and developmental needs of adolescent, adult, and older adult/geriatric client populations, the necessary clinical and technical skills to provide care for medically complex clients with chronic illnesses and physical disabilities. Assumes charge therapist responsibilities in the absence of a Lead Therapist.
Licenses and Certifications: Currently licensed to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the State of Ohio. BLS required, ACLS desired.