RESPIRATORY THERAPIST - PENDING GRADUATE

Bayhealth Dover, DE

About the Job


Associate Degree

This opening is for students whose graduation from an AMA approved program of Respiratory Therapy and/or Delaware Respiratory Therapy license are pending within the next 6 months. Current licensed Respiratory Therapists should apply under the "Registered Respiratory Therapist" opening.

FULL TIME 72 HOURS (12 Hour shifts)

7a-7p / 7p-7a

Bayhealth is DRIVEN to bring the nation's best healthcare to our communities here at home.

Bayhealth is Central and Southern Delaware's largest health care system, Bayhealth is comprised of Bayhealth Kent Campus and Bayhealth Sussex Campuses, the freestanding Emergency Department in Smyrna as well as numerous satellite facilities and employed physician practices encompassing a variety of specialties.

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.

Minimum Requirements for Respiratory Therapy Graduates:

Education: Graduate of an American Medical Association (AMA) approved school of Respiratory Care with an Associate of Science degree required at time of hire. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Certification/License: Must hold at the time of hire:

1) Designation of Registered Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

2) Be licensed in the State of Delaware to practice Respiratory Care

3) Current BCLS Certification (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.

This opening is for students whose graduation from an AMA approved program of Respiratory Therapy and/or Delaware Respiratory Therapy license are pending within the next 6 months. Current licensed Respiratory Therapists should apply under the "Registered Respiratory Therapist" opening.