Respiratory Therapist Job

Full Job Title: Respiratory Therapist - Full Time

Job Number: 1624113

Location: Westerville, OH

Date Posted: 3-13-2017


HealthSouth is growingagain, and this time, it is in your neighborhood!

Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospital, in partnership withHealthSouth, is currently looking for Respiratory Therapist tojoin our inpatient rehabilitation team.

Mount CarmelRehabilitation Hospitalwill open by Q1 of 2017 in Westerville, Ohio.The hospital will be located north of Mount Carmel St. Ann's near the southwestcorner of Cleveland Avenue and Polaris Parkway.

The 60-bed inpatient rehabilitationhospital will be a joint venture between HealthSouth and Mount Carmel andwill provide specialized rehabilitative care to patients who have experiencedstroke, trauma, brain and orthopedic injuries or other major illnesses orinjuries. The 60,000-square-foot freestanding hospital will include 60all-private rooms, a spacious, on-site therapy gym, a walking path andcutting-edge rehabilitation technologies. The development of the new inpatientrehabilitation hospital represents a significant investment in the communityand is expected to generate approximately 100 new, full-time jobs.

Where We'll Be Located:
Address: 597 Executive Campus Drive,Westerville, Ohio 43082

The Respiratory Therapist provides respiratory therapy treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. In additions, the position creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient centered care and treatment in a safe manner.

Job Code: 100134

License or Certification:
- Current State License in Respiratory Therapy.
- CPR certification
- ACLS certification preferred.
Education, Training and Years of Experience:
- 2 years hospital experience in Respiratory Therapy preferred.
Machines, Equipment Used:
- General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.
Physical Requirements:
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
- Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.
- Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.
- Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
- Ability to work independently without supervision.
Environmental Conditions:
- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure.
- Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.
- Handicapped accessible.
- May work under stressful circumstances at times.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
- Meets established attendance standards.
- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.
- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.
- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.
- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.
- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
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