Registered Respiratory Therapist - PRN

General Summary:

Is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care to a specified group of patients.

Collaborates with physicians, medical professionals and other staff to ensure the quality of care given.  Provides care

for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patient (as defined in the unit scope of care).  Utilizes

knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient’s age to ensure that care provided meets the unique, physical and psychosocial needs of the patient.  Involves appropriate parties (i.e.; patient’s family

or guardian, outside agencies) in the assessment, treatment and continuing care of the patient as needed.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital. 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

Registry with the National Board of Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist

Current licensure from the state of Maryland as a Respiratory Care Practitioner

At least one year of clinical experience preferred

Current CPR training with recertification every two years.

Able to demonstrate good ability to communicate using English language in written and verbal

fashion, promoting a team approach to patient care

Visual acuity at all ranges corrected or uncorrected

Normal hearing range corrected or uncorrected

Working Conditions:

Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds.  Must be able to push, pull, and lift patients.  Must be able to push, pull,

lift and move patient care equipment. Must be able to bend body downward at the waist; be able to kneel.

Position does require contact with human body fluids and does require observance of standard precautions.

Reporting Relationship:

Supervision provided by the manager of Respiratory Care Department and the Medical Director.

May be assigned the duties of charge therapist in the absence of the manager.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.