WellSpan Health Clinical Respiratory Therapist - Pulmonary Services - PRN - York Hospital (YKH) in York, United States

Clinical Respiratory Therapist - Pulmonary Services - PRN - York Hospital (YKH)

Tracking Code

52222

Job Description

General Summary:Under the general supervision of the Pulmonary Services Team Leader, performs respiratory care modalities according to established standards and practices at the base practitioner level. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines.

Duties and Responsibilities:1 Administers respiratory therapy modalities as per the physician, clinical practice guidelines and/or clinical pathway. Charts treatment, response and progress. 2 Performs patient assessment and develops a comprehensive pulmonary care plan. 3 Modifies therapy to maximize efficacy of the therapy regimen. 4 Collaborates with the physician to manage the initiation, maintenance and weaning of patients requiring ventilatory support. 5 Maintains active and support communication with the patient regarding progress, problems, home programs and other issues related to the therapeutic process. 6 Provides quality care consistent with appropriate policies and procedures, quality assessment program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.Department Description:

The Pulmonary Service Department provides a wide range of treatments and diagnostic services to pulmonary patients. WellSpan Health’s pulmonary team is comprised of dedicated individuals committed to providing safe effective patient care in a timely manner.

Required Skills

Applicants must hold: Reg Respiratory Therapist License

Job Location

York, United States

Position Type

PRN

Schedule

On Call as Needed

Additional Scheduling Info

N/A

Additional Requirements

PA Act73 – Child Abuse Clearance Required

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