• Penn State Hershey Medical Center
  • Hershey , Pennsylvania
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time

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Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 0.9
Shift: Nights
Hours: 12 hours
Penn State Children s Hospital at the Penn State Health Milton S.
Hershey Medical Center is expanding! Because of this, we are seeking
out talented respiratory professionals who are focused on providing
exceptional care to pediatric patients and their families! Looking to
make a direct and lasting impact in the lives of others while being
afforded constant opportunities to learn and advance in the field?
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Our Respiratory Care Practitioner plays a crucial role in ensuring
that our patients receive the most advanced care by providing
essential respiratory care procedures to critically ill patients.
An integral part of the care team, the individual selected for this
role will collaborate with physicians and nursing staff to provide
expert assessments of patients and determine and execute an
appropriate treatment plan to ensure the best outcomes.
A key member of our emergency team, the Respiratory Care Practitioner
responds to emergency calls (codes, traumas, rapid responses), and
evaluates the patient s needs for airway care and secretion removal.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Associates Degree from a CoARC approved program in Respiratory Therapy
required.
Licensed as Respiratory Therapist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
RRT credential required.
ACLS or PALS/NRP certification required.
Critical thinking and multitasking skills required. Excellent
communication skills preferred.
Why Hershey Medical Center?
Penn State Children s Hospital is routinely ranked among the best
children s hospitals in the nation due to our focus on patient care,
safety, outcomes, and research.
We are the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in South central
Pennsylvania, level IV NICU, and the Hershey Medical Center is also
the only Level I Trauma Center for both adult and pediatric patients
in this region.
Penn State Health offers a competitive salary, a collaborative and
learning-focused environment, as well as an exceptional benefits
program that includes strong paid time off to promote healthy life
work balance.
Beyond these exceptional programs, we offer a Respiratory Tuition
forgiveness program as well and opportunities for clinical ladder
advancement after 2 years!
If you are an individual who has been seeking an opportunity to
develop within a growing and innovative organization, connect with us
today to explore an opportunity for you to make direct and lasting
impact in the lives of others in a nationally ranked academic medical
center!
Why Central PA?
We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords
exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and
Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the
Hershey Theater, farmer s markets and some of the finest dining in the
region. We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little
Theater, Lancaster s Amish country, and walkable towns like
Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample
opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports
lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League s Hershey Bears, the
Minor League Baseball s Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer
League s Penn FC. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination
of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip
distance of some of the country s most famous cities - New York,
Washington DC, and Philadelphia.
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer
Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in
the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a
general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as
encompassing all duties performed within the position. All
individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will
undergo a background check appropriate for the position's
responsibilities.
Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to
all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national
origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to
use our online application process due to an impairment or disability,
please call ************ between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM,
Eastern Standard Time, Monday Friday, email
*********************************** or download our Accommodation
Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for
assistance.
Union: Non Bargained
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