Job Description

Location: Trumbull Regional Medical Center
Posted Date: 1/11/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 3400.53500 Respiratory Therapy

Limited License Permit RT – Trumbull Regional Medical Center

We are fighting for a healthier world and a new era of wellness!

Nearly a decade ago, we set out to build an entirely different kind of health care company from the ground up—one that unlocks access to affordable, high-quality, and economically sustainable care and wellness in ways never imagined. Today, we are one of the largest private, physician-led health care networks—caring for millions of people across the U.S. Our transformative, fully integrated model represents a new beginning for America’s health care system and others around the world.

We have hospitals across 7 states serving over 800 communities, with more than 43,000 employees. We are ushering in a new day of world class health care. From renowned pediatricians, sports medicine specialists and cardiac surgeons to state-of-the-art hospitals, urgent care centers and medical practices, we can offer easier access to high-quality affordable health care to people nationwide — when they need it and where they want it.

At Trumbull Regional Medical Center, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

Benefits:

  • Grow with a health system that supports career advancement
  • Competitive Pay & Salary Increases
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Locations close to home, that support work-life balance
  • Affordable Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k via Fidelity, for eligible employees, with company match
  • Tuition Assistance / Reimbursement
  • Family atmosphere and team approach that provides flexibility
  • Opportunities to grow your career, and not change your employer
  • And much more!

Summary:

Responsible to Trumbull Regional Medical Center for supporting the corporate mission, vision, and values. Reporting to the Chief Quality Officer and working in partnership with the hospital administrative team to investigate, resolve, document and report patient and visitor compliments and concerns. Facilitate resolution of complaints and grievances of patients, family members and visitors. Develop, implement and participate in customer service and patient relations initiatives. Provide monthly accountability and variance analysis of customer service outcomes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of summer semester of junior year of an AMA and COARC approved program. Upon graduation from an AMA or COARC approved program, the candidate has one year (12 months) to obtain the RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist) credential in order to maintain employment.
  • Limited permit by the State of Ohio. Educational verification from the college or university affirming clinical exposure.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support by American Heart Association or American Red Cross required. PALS, NRP and ACLS certification preferred.

Job Responsibilities, including, but not limited to:

  • Performs physician prescribed treatments/procedures including, but not limited to: aerosol therapy, IPPB, BIPAP, Incentive Spirometry, Bronchopulmonary hygiene, the Vest, ABG’s, Breathing exercises, NTS, suctioning, and Heliox therapy.
  • Performs physician prescribed diagnostic/monitoring procedures including, but not limited to: bedside pulmonary function screens, pulse oximetry to include continuous, spot checks, exercise and nocturnal studies and sleep apnea screenings.
  • Maintains all mechanical ventilation including but not limited to the set-up, parameter changes, FO2 analysis, and compliance curves, PEEP, CPAP, pressure support, flowby and proper alarm settings.
  • Weans patients from mechanical ventilators per physician’s orders and Department protocols and is competent in ABG interpretation.
  • Initiate delivery of physician prescribed medical gases to include the use of various oxygen devices and equipment to deliver specified concentrations of the gas and humidity to patients.
  • Prepares various medications use for respiratory treatments as ordered by physician.
  • Performs patient instruction on the purpose and procedure of respiratory care being delivered.
  • Processes respiratory care equipment to include cleaning, packaging, and stocking as necessary.
  • Responds to all cardiopulmonary resuscitations calls, disaster and trauma alerts and is responsible for the establishment/maintenance of the airway.
  • Contributes to be multidisciplinary approach in developing patient management plans. Respiratory evaluation and questions/answer studies.
  • As needed, is a member of inter and intra hospital transport teams.
  • Assists in the clinical education and orientation of respiratory care students and staff members.
  • Records all pertinent information regarding Respiratory Care that was administered on patient charts, department records and completes billing as per departmental policies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work assignments that may be inherent in the job.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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