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Full-time / 36 hours per week / 3rd shift
Akron City Campus
Hire on Incentive Eligible
Summa Health System is recognized as one of the regions top employers by a number of third party organizations, including NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the organization and competitive pay and benefits.
Administers a variety of Respiratory Therapy modalities and interventions to patients according to physician order and/or hospital approved policies and protocols based on evidenced based research, guidelines, and algorithms.
Formal Education Required:
a. Graduate of an A.M.A. or CoARC approved program for Respiratory Therapists (Registry eligible).
Experience and Training Required:
a. Valid Ohio license (RCP) to practice Respiratory Care, granted by the State Medical Board of Ohio.
b. Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or
Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) & obtain RRT within 120 days of employment (start date).
Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications:
a. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
b. Population Specific Competency: Ability to effectively interact with populations of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity.
Level of Physical Demands:
a. Heavy: Exerts 50-100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force continuously to move objects.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
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