REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST
About the Job
Central and Southern Delaware's largest healthcare system, Bayhealth is a progressive two hospital healthcare delivery system committed to the highest quality of care and services. Comprised of Kent General and Milford Memorial Hospitals, numerous satellite facilities and many employed physician practices encompassing a variety of specialties, Bayhealth has more than 3,100 employees and a medical staff of 425 physicians.
The Registered Respiratory Therapist provides age specific respiratory care to patients of all ages; neonates, infants, toddlers, pre-schoolers, school-age patients, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients of Bayhealth Medical Center according to physician prescription. Serves as a professional resource to Bayhealth customers, both internal and external.
Education: Graduate of an American Medical Association (AMA) approved school of Respiratory Care with an Associate of Science degree required. Bachelor of Science degree is preferred.
Experience: 6 months experience preferred.
Certification/License: Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), Delaware license to practice Respiratory Care, and current BCLS Certification required. If not currently held, NRP and ACLS Certifications are to be obtained within 9 months of obtaining employment.
Computer/Software Knowledge: Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel applications, keyboarding skills, and the ability to utilize order entry systems. Experience using computer software applications to document patient therapies and/or treatments.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Excellent verbal, reasoning, and time management/ organizational skills.