Respiratory Therapist

Emerus - Greensburg, PA3.0

ContractEstimated: $47,000 - $64,000 a year
About Us
Allegheny Health Network (AHN) has partnered with Emerus, a nationally recognized, innovative leader in the delivery of emergency, inpatient, and diagnostic medical health care and the nation's first and largest operator of micro-hospitals. From the moment a patient walks through the door, a team of exceptional medical professionals take charge, treating patients with speed, compassion and expertise. Our state-of-the-art hospitals are fully accredited and provide highly individualized care. We have created a special place where patients can expect the highest level of care when every second counts right in your neighborhood.

Position Overview
The purpose of this position is to provide consultation for the facility. The Registered Respiratory Therapist shall provide the services of a qualified therapeutic respiratory technician. The sole responsibility of the Registered Respiratory Therapist shall be to provide guidance and counsel to the facilities respiratory services program.

Essential Job Functions
Provide consultation to the administration and staff regarding planning, policy, development and priority setting based on initial and on-going evaluations of the respiratory service needs
Provide respiratory therapy consultation to any resident in the facility in accordance with physician’s orders
Counsel the patient, staff and family with regards to the patient’s respiratory therapy needs
Make appropriate referrals for continuing respiratory care
Review sanitation in accordance with current standards
Other Job Functions
Travel to all facility locations as required
Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
Perform additional duties as assigned
Basic Qualifications
Licensed Registered Respiratory Therapist by the State, required
Current BLS certification, required
Bachelor’s Degree, preferred.
3+ years’ experience, required
Critical Care or ER experience, preferred
Experience writing policies and procedures, preferred
Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication