Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Fairfield Medical Center
  • Lancaster, OH 43130
  • Jul 17, 2021
Full Time

Job Description

Assess, treat, and care for patients with pulmonary disorders and conditions.  Responsible for all respiratory care modalities.   Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance to the established FMC policies, procedures and guidelines. Job Qualifications Education:  Graduate of an A.M.A. approved School for Respiratory Therapy. Associate degree in respiratory therapy or equivalent required.  Experience:     Previous respiratory therapist experience highly desired. Licensure/Certification:   Must have a valid license to practice Respiratory Care in the State of Ohio.  Annual Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification obtained within six months of employment. Job-related Skills:  Excellent communication and human relation skills when dealing with co-workers, other Center employees, the medical staff, patients, families, and the general public. Working knowledge of computers. Essential Job Functions Organizational Expectations and Responsibilities: Mission and Service Values Empathy – Demonstrates a willingness to understand others’ perspectives, without labeling or judging; treats others with compassion and is personally engaged in providing patient and family-centered care. Integrity—Takes responsibility for own words and actions; has passion and courage to do the right thing; delivers on promises and commitments; is honest and achieves excellence in all things through ethical and legal behavior. Stewardship—Uses FMC resources wisely; respects the time and resources of patients, family and peers; shows pride in FMC and gives back to the Center and community with time, talent and /or money. Agility—Demonstrates courage to take initiative to find creative solutions; anticipates concerns and responds promptly; minimizes bureaucracy and explores opportunity for growth. Teamwork—Works collaboratively, not in silos; treats others with courtesy and respect; assumes good intent and welcomes differing viewpoints; creates a spirit of belonging and fellowship within FMC; embraces the FMC culture. Commitment and Engagement Quality—Demonstrates commitment to improve individual performance and contributes to team accomplishments and quality improvement initiatives. Safety—Creates and maintains a safe and clean work environment and reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate individuals. Service—Recognizes and anticipates the needs of customers and strives to surpass customer expectations; utilizes AIDET, TeamSTEPPS and other tools to avoid and/or resolve concerns with the best possible outcome. Sustainability—Demonstrates timely, accurate and cost-conscious use of resources in the daily work. Personal Engagement Organization Commitment—Complies with FMC policies, procedures, work instructions and guidelines; reports compliance or ethical concerns to appropriate personnel; does not gossip but works to create a positive work experience with others. Personal Commitment—Demonstrates ownership of the job; willing to step up and help others; works across departmental lines; is fully present at work—physically and emotionally; maximizes own talents and that of others. Personal Growth—Demonstrates a commitment to ongoing learning; completes all mandatory education and participates in learning events/opportunities/experiences to enhance on-the-job performance. Job Expectations and Responsibilities: Performs cardiopulmonary patient assessments and evaluations for patients on the therapist driven protocols. Performs therapeutic respiratory care modalities. Provides critical care and ventilator management.  Responds to all designated medical emergency codes. Performs cardiopulmonary diagnostic tests. Documents all patient care in the electronic medical record. Provides support to procedural areas as needed. Assists with collection of quality improvement data. Performs and analyzes arterial blood gases. Physical Capacity Demand Medium Work:  Exerting up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible up to 10 pounds amount of force often. Job Considerations Psychological/Mental – analytical abilities, memory, problem-solving and creativity  Physiological- Potential Exposures:  Electrical equipment Cognitive-Communication and collaboration with other co-workers,  physicians, other employees, and patients and families;  prioritizing and time management;  persuasiveness and judgment  Environmental-no special considerations   Protective Equipment- no special considerations

Employment Type (feed only)

Full Time