Respiratory Therapist - PRN

Open Date 9/21/2017
Division Reading Hospital
Description The Respiratory Therapist reviews existing clinical data and collects additional pertinent data. He or she evaluates all data to determine the appropriateness of the prescribed respiratory care and participates in the development and delivery of the respiratory care plan.
Position Requirements Education Requirements
*Graduate of a Respiratory Care Program approved by the CoARC (Required)

Certification and Licensure Requirements
*CPR Certification (Required)
*NBRC Respiratory Therapist (Certified or Registered), RPSGT, or REEGT (Required)
*PA Respiratory Therapist License (Required)
Full-Time/Part-Time PRN
Special Notes Must work at least 32 hours every 6 weeks and 16 of those hours must be worked on the weekends.
About the Organization Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system offering leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have comprehensive physicians network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services, all here in our region. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery & stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's
Hours Bi-Weekly None Specified

Reading Shift Day/Evening/Night