Geisinger Health System Respiratory Therapist Registered in SCRANTON, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Respiratory Therapist Registered

LOCATION: Geisinger Community Medical Center

DEPARTMENT: Respiratory Care Services

WORK SCHEDULE: Rotation

WORK TYPE: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

Assesses patients respiratory care needs based on a variety of data. Plans, organizes, performs and evaluates treatment modalities to meet those needs.

Performs all duties to the highest level of patient care and maximum patient satisfaction, in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System.

Responsible for ensuring the very best patient/family experience by optimizing all customer interaction.

Foster a positive work environment through mutual support and cooperation and adheres to GHS and unit specific Service Standards.

Works under the general direction of the RCS Leadership Team.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrated ability to interact professionally at all levels within and outside of the organization.

Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications skills.

Demonstrated good organization skills.

Demonstrates a cooperative attitude and be able to work in a team environment.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Requires RRT or eligible for such; or graduate of a COARC accredited program in respiratory therapy with registry eligibility upon graduation. To be eligible for employment, individual must have successfully completed the RRT exam and possess or have verification of temporary permit or permanent license.

Must maintain AHA BLS, ACLS, PALS and participate in departmental inservice programs.

Must maintain current PA State license and NBRC credential.

Must satisfy department orientation standards.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is performed in a clinical environment. Heavy lifting and transporting equipment and/or patients, possibly in excess of 200 pounds, is involved in job duties.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

GEISINGER-COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (G-CMC), Scranton, Pa., is an acute care hospital licensed for 297 beds and houses the only Level II Trauma Center in Lackawanna County and Scranton’s only neurosurgery program and adult in-patient behavioral health unit. It is also home to comprehensive cardiovascular and orthopaedic services, as well as a broad range of other surgical and radiological services.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.