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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Per Diem at Penn Medicine Princeton Health

Job ID: 134989
Respiratory Therapy
PER DIEM
Plainsboro, NJ, United States
May 19, 2022

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Description

Penn 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.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Shift: Per Diem, Variable

Summary:

  • Delivers age specific respiratory care to patients in the UMCP System.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring quality care to our customers.
  • Must adhere to all regulatory standards, i.e. JCAHO, Department of Health, and CAP.
  • Assumes all patient/customer respiratory responsibilities
  • Understands and follows the organization’s policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Responsible for performing all age specific respiratory therapies.
  • Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.
  • Knowledge of Performance Indicators and ensure exceeding results.
  • Other duties as assigned by the department manager.

Credentials:

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (Required)
  • NRP and PALS certification required within 6 months of employment
  • Licensed in the State of New Jersey

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required)
  • 1-2 years experience in critical care preferred NICU and pediatric experience preferred

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.

Live Your Life's Work

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.

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