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Cleveland Clinic RT Non Registered in Akron, Ohio

Job ID: 114541

Responsibilities:

O ne 8 hour shift requirement must be on a Saturday or Sunday

  • Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.

  • Directs respiratory staff for delivery of care. Implements and monitors patient care plan.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

  • Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.

  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcomes.

  • Educates the patient and family about the illness and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.

  • At sites where applicable, the employee will perform blood gas puncture and analysis.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Follows Hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.

  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department-specific competencies and requirements.

Education:

  • Graduate of an AMA approved Respiratory Therapy program preferred.

Certifications:

  • Must have successfully passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) CRT exam and possess an active Respiratory Care Professional (RCP) license in the State of Ohio or must possess a current active limited permit to practice Respiratory Care (RCLP-L2) in the State of Ohio.

  • Must maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) credential through the American Heart Association.

  • A Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credential is preferred.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Good manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.

  • Normal hearing and vision or corrected to normal range.

  • May require sitting, standing and walking for extended periods of time.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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