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Certified Respiratory Therapist - Mercy Health Cincinnati in Cincinnati, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 9/4/2018

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Job Summary

BASIC PURPOSE:

The Registered RCP delivers critical and non-critical patient care services to all age groups using selected invasive and noninvasive techniques related to the cardiopulmonary system. Provides respiratory care in critical care areas as needed.  Acts as a resource individual for other members of the Respiratory Care department, nursing, ancillary staff, and residents. Provides expert care utilizing intuitive reasoning skills and experience. Demonstrates a high level of commitment and professionalism. 

Qualifications - Minimum

EDUCATION, SPECIALIZED AND/OR TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

2 year/Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy required

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

Current BLS required

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

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