• Memorial Health System
  • Marietta, Ohio
  • Aug 05, 2022

Job Description

Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist licensed by the Ohio Medical Board or if working in WV a WV license as a Respiratory Care Professional required 1 year prior experience preferred BLS certification required ACLS and NRP preferred The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in the cardiopulmonary department Job Functions: Assesses patient need for respiratory therapy by interviewing patients, performing limited physical examinations, reviewing and evaluating existing clinical data and developing a respiratory plan of care with recommendations for the appropriate type and frequency of treatment, including goals Initiates, conducts, and evaluates efficacy of therapeutic procedures/interventions and recommends changes to the respiratory plan of care for goal achievement and successful outcomes Performs cardiopulmonary diagnostic and/or neurodiagnostic procedures, calculates test results, determines reliability, performs quality control, evaluates implication of test results and makes clinical and critical decisions accordingly Assists in discharge planning for respiratory patients including BiLevel, oxygen and NIV Responsible for the operation verification procedures, cleaning/disinfection, calibration, set-up, maintenance, troubleshooting and transportation of respiratory care, cardiopulmonary diagnostic and neurodiagnostic equipment. Maintains par inventory levels for supplies and rental equipment Assists physicians and/or performs special procedures: bronchoscopy, a-lines, intubation, meconium aspiration, IVs, phlebotomy, tilt table studies, continuous EEG monitoring, EEGs and EMGs Educates patients and family on medications, equipment , lung cancer screening and disease management using Stop Light criteria Performs ABG draws, analysis, quality control, proficiency testing and ABG system maintenance Uses clinical and critical thinking skills as responder to Code Blue, Code Pink, Rapid Response, and Trauma Alert Level 1 Independently provides critical care including, but is not limited to; application and monitoring of invasive and noninvasive mechanical ventilation, medical gases, patient care transports, resuscitation, airway care, high risk deliveries, and rapid response calls Performs as an integral member of the free standing ED team, assisting where and when needed for smooth patient care flow and improved customer satisfaction Responsible for accurate documentation, billing procedures, patient tracking, and reports Participates on committees/ ICU patient rounds, Tumor Board, IT project teams Actively participates in quality and safety through tracking, reporting and recommendations Participates in community events/education/marketing Maintains compliance in RQI. Assumes all other duties and responsibilities as necessary Compensation Details:  Education, experience, and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. Minimum hiring rate for this position is listed below. Benefits Memorial Health System is proud to offer an affordable, comprehensive benefit package to all full time and flex time employees.    Medical Insurance – PPO & HDHP Dental and Vison Insurance Health Saving Account Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Pension Plan – Defined Contribution 403b Retirement Plan Voluntary Life Insurance Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Vacation Time Sick Time Holiday Pay & Premium Shift Differential Tuition Reimbursement Tuition Repayment Performance & Market Increases Relocation Package, if applicable   This position is patient facing and/or requires close interaction with other employees, or other factors that would compel mandatory vaccinations unless otherwise approved for a medical or religious exemption.   Memorial Health System is an equal opportunity provider and employer. If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Stop 9410, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at


Varies as scheduled, 7pm-7am Various campuses

Employment Type (feed only)

Full Time – 72 hours Hours: Varies as scheduled, 7pm-7am Various campuses