Registered Respiratory Therapist - Clermont Hospital ** SIGN ON BONUS**

Registered Respiratory Therapist - Clermont Hospital ** SIGN ON BONUS**

Bon Secours Mercy Health | Batavia, OH, 45103, US

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The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RCP) delivers critical and non-critical patient care services to all age groups using selected invasive and noninvasive techniques related to the cardiopulmonary system. The RCP provides respiratory care on general floors and occasionally critical care areas. The RCP is a resource individual for other members of the Respiratory Care department. The RCP demonstrates a high level of commitment and professionalism.

**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:**

+ Responds quickly and effectively in highly complex, rapidly changing, and/or unfamiliar situations. Performs invasive and noninvasive diagnostic procedures. Responsible for providing critical care to patients.

+ Participates on multi-disciplinary teams regarding cardiopulmonary status. Applies technical knowledge to consult with physicians with regard to cardiopulmonary status.

+ Educates patients on their disease state, wellness, home care modalities, safety, smoking cessation, mobility assist, and medication information.

+ Maintains current knowledge of hospital policies and procedures, computer based training (CBT) modules, The Joint Commission (TJC) and other regulatory agency's standards, and competent practice of Respiratory Care as adopted by the Ohio Respiratory Care Board.

+ Demonstrates awareness of budgetary processes, productivity demands, and also proper use of equipment, materials, supplies, time, workload and financial resources.

+ Demonstrates knowledge of performance improvement goals, monitors projects including data gathering measures, involved in process test of change for improvements, and follows up with department staff.

+ Correctly completes, records, and accurately captures charges in the patient medical record (Electronic Medical Record).

**EDUCATION, SPECIALIZED AND/OR TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:**

+ 2 year Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy required

+ Candidate must have a current license to practice respiratory care issued by the Ohio Board of Respiratory Care

+ Current BLS through the American Heart Association required

+ ACLS and NRP certification preferred

+ Must demonstrate critical care knowledge as it relates to cardiopulmonary disease states. Involved in precepting students and other staff members in the provision of respiratory care on general floors and some critical care areas.

+ Active AARC member preferred.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

+ Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

+ Prescription drug coverage

+ Flexible spending accounts

+ Life insurance w/AD&D

+ Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

+ Paid time off

+ Educational Assistance

+ And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

**S** **cheduled Weekly Hours:**

36

**Work Shift:**

Days/Evenings (United States of America)

**Department:**

Respiratory Therapy - Clermont

_All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for_ Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, _which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email_ _recruitment@mercy.com._ _If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at_ _recruitment@mercy.com_

Mercy Health is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health (http://bsmhealth.org/) , one of the top 20 health systems in the United States and part of the top performing quartile of Catholic health systems for lowest cost per case for patient care. Mercy Health is the largest health system in Ohio and among the top five employers in the state, with more than 33,500 employees serving communities throughout Ohio and in Kentucky. Mercy Health provided care for patients more than 6.8 million times in 2017.

The system includes assets of $6.8 billion and nearly 500 care facilities including 23 hospitals and 26 post-acute care facilities including senior living communities, hospice programs and home health agencies. Its clinically integrated network of more than 2,700 health care providers coordinates more effective and efficient care for more than 350,000 patients, saving money for taxpayers through the Medicare Shared Savings Program. As part of Bon Secours Mercy Health, the ministry provides nearly $2 million per day in community benefit. For more information, visit www.mercy.com .