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Respiratory Therapist Registered Virtual Hiring Event

Company: Geisinger
Location: New Columbia
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

We're proud to offer:

  • $7,500 recruitment incentive
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day 1 of employment
  • myHealth Rewards wellness program provides reduced healthcare premiums for qualified employees
  • Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement
  • Competitive PTO plan in addition to 6 paid holidays and 32 hours of personal time off
  • 80 hours of paid parental leave
  • 401k plan that Geisinger automatically contributes 5% of your earningsJob SummaryAssesses patients' respiratory care needs based on a variety of data. Plans, organizes, performs, and evaluates treatment modalities to meet those needs. Ensures the very best patient/family experience by optimizing all customer interaction.Job Duties
    • Consistently performs and documents thorough patient assessments.
    • Establishes appropriate care plans.
    • Communicates with other members of the patient care team.
    • Correctly performs and documents routine therapeutic modalities including aerosolized medications, secretion management techniques, pulmonary volume expansion, oxygen therapy, and assists with routine care and maintenance of artificial airways.
    • Initiates and manages conventional and high frequency mechanical ventilators according to established protocol.
    • Provides appropriate, age-specific, patient and family education as it relates to disease management.
    • Assists in intra-hospital transport of mechanically ventilated patients.
    • Responsible for acute airway management in emergent situations.
    • Sets up and manages non-invasive monitoring (i.e. ETCO monitors, pulse oximeters).
    • When care management not available, assists with discharge planning for patients needing respiratory related DME supplies, follows appropriate insurance guidelines.
    • Adheres to regulatory requirements and safety standards.
    • Adheres to institutional and nationally established standards of care.
    • Collects arterial blood gas samples and processes through point of care blood analyzers.
    • Maintains the confidentially of patient information according to established internal and external specifications and regulations including release of information and HIPAA.
    • Functions as the Shift Coordinator (charge person) when designated as such after one year of employment.
    • Assists the medical team in the performance of fiberoptic bronchoscopy procedures.
    • Assists the medical team with the placement invasive monitoring lines and obtains hemodynamic measurements and calculations.
    • Assists in the intra-hospital transport of age specific patient groups.
    • Functions as a preceptor for orientees and students in their clinical rotation.Technical requirementsAfter signing up, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to connect.Please be prepared to join the virtual interview from a quiet place using a desktop or mobile device with a working speaker, microphone, and camera. Check to see if your network connection can support an online session. A plugged in ethernet cable or a strong WiFi network signal will help avoid time delays during your conversation.What to prepare
      • ResumePreferred dress codeCasual (come as you are, but please be presentable)About GeisingerAt Geisinger, we're not afraid to do things differently when it comes to delivering innovative patient care and a rewarding career. It's why we've been named one of the "Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems" by Becker's Hospital Review. No matter your position, you'll play a vital role in an organization that's leading healthcare change.There's a reason Geisinger is a national model of integrated healthcare. It begins with our people: about 24,000 employees who, like you, share an unwavering commitment to kindness, excellence, innovation and learning. Join one of the nation's top 15 health systems ranked by Truven Health Analytics and experience the difference a Geisinger career can make.We want you to love what you do. That's why we believe in work/life balance and understand the importance of feeling fully appreciated and satisfied at the end of each day. For your hard work, you'll be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, compensated vacation time and holidays, a 401(k) plan and more.What is a virtual interview?Virtual interviews help employers connect with job seekers when they are not in the same physical location. Since hiring is a human process, employers would like to talk with you online (chat, video or phone) to see if you meet the requirements for the job.

Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Respiratory Therapist Registered Virtual Hiring Event, Healthcare , New Columbia, Pennsylvania

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