Respiratory Therapist Registered RRT or Certified CRT PA
Posted on: February 12, 2024
Job Title: Respiratory Therapist Registered RRT or Certified
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Rehabilitation Services
Work Type: Full time
Department: JM-Human Resources Talent Management Division
Date Posted: 12/01/2023
Job ID: R-55386
Geisinger is proud to offer a Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and
Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) a $15,000 hiring incentive
for eligible candidates, competitive rates and up to $5.50/hr.
shift differentials for evening, nights, and weekend shifts!
Benefits of working at Geisinger:
Full benefits (health, dental and vision) starting on day one
Three medical plan choices, including an expanded network for
out-of-area employees and dependents
Pre-tax savings plans with healthcare and dependent care flexible
spending accounts (FSA) anda health savings account (HSA)
Company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term
401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions
Generous paid time off (PTO) plan that allows you to accrue time
Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement per calendar year
MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health while
earning a financial incentive
Family-friendly support including adoption and fertility
assistance, parental leave pay, military leave pay and a free
Care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved
Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Referrals for childcare,
eldercare, & pet care; Access free legal guidance, mental health
visits, work-life support, digital self-help tools and more
Voluntary benefits including accident, critical illness, hospital
indemnity insurance, identity theft protection, universal life and
pet and legal insurance
Shared governance structure that empowers our Respiratory
Protocol driven care
Evidence-based medicine practices
Collaboration with Intensivist Critical Care team
State-of-the-art equipment and technology
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated leaders
Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups
Employee referral incentive program
Join the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger
opportunities, please contact Rebecca Miszkiel at
Assesses 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
Consistently performs and documents thorough patient
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
Responsible for acute airway management in emergent situations.
Sets up and manages non-invasive monitoring (i.e. ETCO monitors,
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
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
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
Functions as a preceptor for orientees and students in their
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable
for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any
department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the
performance of the job related to that position.
Respiratory Therapy Residency Program Transition to Practice
Program for New Graduates:
12-month program offered to graduate RTs with less than one year of
acute care experience
Focuses on developing critical thinking skills, collaborating with
other disciplines, and expanding knowledge.
Provides education and resources to support graduate RTs during the
first year as a healthcare professional.
Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Registered Respiratory Therapist - National Board for Respiratory
Care (NBRC); Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification - American
Heart Association (AHA); Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Neonatal
Resuscitation Program Certification - Neonatal Resuscitation
Program; Licensed Respiratory Therapist - Default Issuing Body
Our Purpose & Values
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our
patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our
communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope
to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who
humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with
the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for
tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to
care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members
and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time
and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and
domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior
management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration,
cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with
unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our
patients, members and community come from a wide variety of
backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health
easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability or status as a protected veteran.By applying, you
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