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Registered Respiratory Therapist - NICU/PICU
Pocono Medical Center | Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Job Summary: Directs and manages the respiratory and pulmonary care for a designated group of patients, reporting to the Director and management team for Respiratory Care. In collaboration with the RN, provides direct care as dictated by patients# needs Minimum Requirements: Graduate from a Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) accredited#School of Respiratory Therapy required.##One year of appropriate respiratory care experience in an acute care facility within the past two years.# Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentialing by the National Board for Respiratory Care required. #NEW GRADUATES are encouraged to apply if taking the RRT National Boards within 1 month of hire.# New hires will have 1 month to obtain RRT credential. Basic computer skills. Preferred Qualifications: BS Degree; Pediatric NICU/PICU experience; experience in a children#s hospital; adult critical care experience preferred. Licensure and Certifications: Current Pennsylvania Licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentialing by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Current BLS Health Care Provider within 1 month of employment.# ACLS/PALS within 9 months of employment.# All pediatric/neonatal practitioners need to obtain their STABLE and NRP within 9 months of employment.# All Medical / Surgical therapists need to obtain their AE-C within 9 months of employment. NPS certification for all pediatric/neonatal practitioners within 9 months of employment. # #LI-ML1 HTFSJ

About Pocono Medical Center

Pocono Medical Center is an accredited organization by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), the national organization responsible for rigorous review of hospital procedures and policies. PMC provides high quality, state-of-the-art acute medical care and is committed to patient satisfaction, education and promotion of wellness. PMC's strategic vision is to continue to develop as a community-centered, patient-focused healthcare system that enables businesses, residents, and visitors to access a full continuum of services. As a community hospital, PMC is committed to serving its community members, reaching throughout Monroe County, and as well as portions of Pike and Northampton Counties in Pennsylvania, and Northwestern New Jersey. A functional definition of a community hospital is one defined as "an institution whose purpose is to provide personal healthcare in a manner which uses the available resources most effectively for the community's benefit." (from "The Well Managed Community Hospital" by John R. Griffith). This means that the community members, as beneficiaries of the hospital's services, become owners of the institution.

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