Job ID: 132404
Category: Respiratory Therapy
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: May 9, 2022
Work Schedule: Variable shift
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
The Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) practices in collaboration with the healthcare team to provide respiratory care to patients. Respiratory Care Practitioners shall maintain population specific competence to care for the neonate through geriatric patient. The RCP demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide individualized care based on the physical, cultural, educational, and age-specific needs of the patient. The Respiratory Care Practitioner complies with all rules and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies. The RCP shall complete continuing education to maintain compliance with the State of Pennsylvania licensure regulations and credentialing compliance with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) to maintain active credentials. This job requires registration with the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a prerequisite. No minimum experience required to enter and no limit on time spent at this level.
-H.S. Diploma/GED. Graduate of Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) accredited Respiratory Care program.
Minimum Requirements: Minimum Requirements: -State of Pennsylvania Respiratory Care License
-Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
-State of PA license and all NBRC credentials are to be active and maintained per the rules and regulations of the State of PA and the NBRC continuing competency requirements.
-ACLS (if Critical Care-primary RT) recommended and NRP (ICN staff) certification required within 6 months of hire (NRP requirement effective 12/31/15).
-A minimum of 32 hours per month is required which must included a minimum of 16 hours of weekend time.
-One holiday per year OR working the "eve" of a winter holiday or working the weekend of a Monday holiday will count toward meeting the holiday requirement.We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.