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Mercy Health | Defiance, Ohio
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Job Description

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health!

This is what we were meant to do - Together!

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.

Required Qualifications:

* Work requires successful completion of the requirements of an educational program in Respiratory Therapy as approved by the Ohio Respiratory Card Board.
* Graduate of an AMA approved associate degree registry Respiratory Therapy program preferred.
* Must hold and maintain an active license to practice Respiratory Care in the State of Ohio.
* Must be registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care.
* Must maintain a Level C status as a Provider, Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association or its affiliate.
* 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.
* Extensive clinical experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in such areas as intubation, emergency airway management, extubation. Tracheotomies, naso- and oro-pharyngeal airways preferred. Competency in the operation of ventilators, as well as patient assessment, arterial punctures, etc. extensive clinical experience in a variety of intensive care unit. Emergency and/or specialty areas such as pulmonary rehab preferred.
* Advanced knowledge of cardiopulmonary anatomy, physiology and other sciences relating to respiratory care and the ability to demonstrate this to others.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We'll also reward your hard work with:

* Great health, dental and vision plans
* Prescription drug coverage
* Flexible spending accounts
* Life insurance w/AD&D
* An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
* Paid time off
* Tuition reimbursement
* And a lot more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0

Work Shift:

All (United States of America)

Department:

RESPIRATORY CARE

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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About Mercy Health

The Scripps Research Institute is one of the world's largest independent, non-profit biomedical research organizations. Scripps Research is internationally recognized for its discoveries in immunology, molecular and cellular biology, chemistry, neuroscience, and vaccine development, as well as for its insights into autoimmune, cardiovascular, and infectious disease. Headquartered in La Jolla, California, the institute also includes a campus in Jupiter, Florida, where scientists focus on drug discovery and technology development in addition to basic biomedical science. Scripps Research currently employs about 3,000 scientists, staff, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students on its two campuses. The institute's graduate program, which awards Ph.D. degrees in biology and chemistry, is ranked among the top ten such programs in the nation.

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