Respiratory Therapist (Pediatrics)

Posted Date 2 months ago(4/5/2024 8:01 AM)
Requisition ID
2024-29138
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Therapy
Company
Pediatric Specialty Care
Location
Pediatric Specialty Care at Doylestown
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
6:45pm-7:15am
Salary
UP TO $53.00/ hour + NEW Shift Premium

Salary

UP TO $53.00/ hour + NEW Shift Premium

Overview

$10,000 BONUS!

NEW SHIFT PREMIUM FOR 12-HOUR NIGHTS (FULL-TIME & PART-TIME ELIGIBILITY): UP TO AN ADDITIONAL $5.00/HOUR ON BASE RATE

 

Pediatric Specialty Care (PSC) in Point Pleasant, PA has a rewarding opportunity for Respiratory Therapists (RTs) on NIGHT SHIFT (6:45pm-7:15am).

 

The total compensation package for Respiratory Therapists (RTs) includes (For Full-time and Part-time, Per Diem not eligible):

  • Base Rate = up to - $53.00 / hour (based on experience)

           PLUS

  • Night Shift Premium = $3.00 - $5.00 / hour (for applicable shifts)

           PLUS

  • Sign On Bonus = $10,000 ($5,000 for part time)

Pediatric Specialty Care Overview:

  • At Pediatric Specialty Care, we are dedicated to providing the best possible long term, short term and transitional care available for technology-dependent and medically fragile infants, children and young adults. Pediatric Specialty Care is dedicated to meeting the unique needs of medically complex and technology dependent individuals ranging from birth to 21 years of age. Our goal is to enable children with special needs to realize their fullest potential in a nurturing and supportive environment. It is evident to our residents and their families that whether we are helping to transition a child back to their family’s home or celebrating a resident’s small, yet miraculous achievement, we are deeply committed to their physical, psychological and spiritual well-being every step of the way.

PSC Point Pleasant is proud to advertise optimal nurse to patient ratios. 

 

Respiratory Therapist (RT) Shift Options (12-hour shifts):

  • Nightshift (6:45pm-7:15am) - shift differential of up to to $5.00/hr

 

In addition to a competitive pay package that includes our NEW SHIFT PREMIUM, we offer:

  • Optimal Staff to Patent Ratios
  • Mentorship & Training – WE WELCOME & SUPPORT NEW GRADUTES!
  • Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • 401K 
  • PTO & Holiday Pay

Pediatric Specialty Care in Point Pleasant, PA is located at: 90 Cafferty Road, Point Pleasant, PA 18950.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions Respiratory Therapist (RT):

 

1. Screens and provides an in-depth evaluation of the needs of ventilator and respiratory clients.

2. Identifies individual problems and needs through continuously collective objectives and subjective data based on interview, observation and review of individual records.

3. Consults with the attending physician regarding treatment protocol. Provides written recommendations for interdisciplinary care planning and treatment.

4. Contributes to the development, maintenance, and evaluation of the individual care plan.

5. Respiratory Care interventions are consistent with the individual care plan and standards of practices as described by the AARC and/or state regulating agencies.

6. Documentation is appropriate and reflects the care plan and reflects the individual’s response to respiratory care interventions for scheduled and PRN treatment.

7. Identifies problems and develops a complete plan of care according to facility/unit policy and federal/state regulations.

8. Maintains written evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries of individuals receiving respiratory treatment and monitoring according to state, federal, and facility policies.

9. Maintains documentation regarding the administration of medications and other required records.

10. Administer prescribed medications and treatment in accordance with the approved respiratory techniques.

11. Initiates ventilator weaning protocol and/or respiratory rehabilitation in accordance with physician’s orders; maintains required contact with physician.

12. Identifies deviations from expected lab values, monitoring etc. as related to scope of practice.

13. Assess each assigned individual daily.

14. Communicates pertinent individual and assignment information to coworkers, Manager, and interdisciplinary team members, including physician as appropriate.

15. Confers with personnel of other departments and provides required training to meet special needs of individuals.

16. Demonstrates flexibility in response to schedule changes, emergencies, individual needs.

17. Maintains the safety and confidentiality of individual’s medical record.

18. Ensures that equipment and supplies are used in an appropriate, cost effective manner.

19. Alerts Lead Respiratory Therapist/DON/ADON of needed supplies and equipment for Respiratory Therapy Department.

20. Documentation is completed, concise and appropriate both in the medical records and all in-house communication which includes ventilation checks every 12 hours per PSC policy.

21. Provide required training to new staff, family/caregivers on specific respiratory equipment and procedures.

22. Assists with conducting in-service training programs for other personnel involved in direct care of respiratory individuals.

23. Administers inhaled medications to ventilator dependent individuals and assigned pulmonary rehabilitation clients.

24. Documents, reports, and follows through on abnormal findings with physicians/nurses/team.

 

Qualifications

Educational Requirements and Qualifications for Respiratory Therapist (RT):

  • Minimum of Associate’s degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited educational institution; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Possession of active, unencumbered state Respiratory Therapist license in state where work is performed. Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist by National Board of Respiratory Care.
  • Must possess a valid CPR from AHA Healthcare provider.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age at applicable PSC locations.
  • This position requires regular interaction with residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors. In order to ensure a safe work environment for residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors of the Company, and to permit unfettered communication between the employee and those residents, coworkers, visitors, and supervisors, this position requires that the employee be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at an intermediate or more advanced level.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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