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Clinical Respiratory Therapist - Pulmonary Services -...
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Job Description

General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Pulmonary Services Team Leader, performs respiratory care modalities according to established standards and practices at the base practitioner level. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Please click here to Learn more about WellSpan's new hire Incentives program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Administers respiratory therapy modalities as per the physician, clinical practice guidelines and/or clinical pathway. Charts treatment, response and progress.

2 Performs patient assessment and develops a comprehensive pulmonary care plan.

3 Modifies therapy to maximize efficacy of the therapy regimen.

4 Collaborates with the physician to manage the initiation, maintenance and weaning of patients requiring ventilatory support.

5 Maintains active and support communication with the patient regarding progress, problems, home programs and other issues related to the therapeutic process.

6 Provides quality care consistent with appropriate policies and procedures, quality assessment program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.

Required Skills

Applicants must hold: Reg Respiratory Therapist License

Required Experience

WellSpan Health was awarded the APEX Award for Respiratory Excellence from the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC). WellSpan is 1 of 12 acute care hospitals in the nation (1 of 2 in Pennsylvania) to receive this distinguishing award.