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Johns Hopkins Medicine Respiratory Specialist in Baltimore, Maryland

Respiratory Specialist

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center,
Baltimore, MD
Requisition # 152347
Day Shift
Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center


Job Duties:Responsible for providing direct advanced respiratory clinical care and special procedures; back up shift leader coverage; and support to advanced practices and respiratory initiatives, and as directed by the dept director. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: superuser for new equipment; maintains competency in all intensive care units including neonatal ICU and for all age ranges, including, not limited to: emergency room; Rapid Response Team, Trauma Team, and Code Team; LMA skills support. Has a primary focus on high acuity patients, low volume/high risk procedures, and advanced respiratory assessments. Other projects and duties per dept director identified annually.

Full Time (40 hours)

7:00am-3:30pm (combination of 8 & 12 hr shifts)

Weekend work is required

Bachelor's degree in respiratory therapy or closely related field is required. Must be a graduate of an AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy.

Registration by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) as an active Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is required. Must have and maintain an active respiratory care practitioner (RCP) license by the Maryland State Board of Physician Quality Assurance. Current AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support is required. Must maintain current AHA BLS and ACLS during employment. NRP required within 3 months of hire; PALS & NPS is highly desirable. Bachelors degree in respiratory therapy or closely related field is required.

Minimum of 3 years experience (more preferred). Must have demonstrated superior clinical assessment skills and background with competencies in varied critical care settings, including neonatal intensive care. Experience with special advanced practice procedures and projects is strongly preferred. Strong analytical skills to resolve problems is required. Must demonstrate outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including oral, written, and collaboration skills. Excellent computer skills required. Microsoft applications, including, not limited to Word, Excel, Powerpoint highly desired.

Possible exposure to communicable diseases and hazardous materials with little likelihood of harm if established health precautions are followed

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.