Respiratory Care Practitioner I - Respiratory Therapy
Penn State Health
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 2935
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 7:00p - 7:00a
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Responsible for providing respiratory care procedures to critically ill patients.
Associates Degree from a CoARC approved program in Respiratory Therapy required.
Licensed as Respiratory Therapist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
RRT credential awarded by the NBRC or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) with at least 20-years of total experience and 15-years of acute and critical care experience at PSHMC required.
ACLS or PALS/NRP certification required.
BLS/RQI certification required.
Critical thinking and multitasking skills required.
Excellent communication skills preferred.
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