Are you a Respiratory Therapist or a recent new graduate looking to start your career as a Respiratory Therapist? Through professional growth, quality improvement and interdisciplinary collaboration, we've built an innovative culture that allows our Respiratory Therapist staff to grow their skillset, develop their practice and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding, lasting career with impact. Assesses patient respiratory care needs based on a variety of data. Plans, organizes, performs, and evaluates treatment modalities to meet those needs.
Coordinates the planning, implementing and directing of activities year round with a focus on developing trust, community unity, support, and development of sober leisure skills through appropriate experiential activities.
Supervises thee exercise program and fitness center.
Develops, reviews, and updates recreational policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization laws and standardsCompletes charting requirements, reviewsrecreational assessments on patients during treatment, and updates activities schedule.
Develops and incorporates activity services into patient treatment plans with primary counselors.
Orders and maintains inventory of all recreation equipment and supplies.
Inspects equipment regularly to ensure safety including ropes course and fitness center equipment.
Performs basic maintenance of recreation areas and equipment.
Conducts wellness lectures on recreation and recovery topics, staff in-service programs, and buddy meetings.
Consults with medical and other relevant staff to determine patients' physical restrictions.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
We're proud to offer:
Competitive rates for experienced Respiratory Therapists-RRTs and Certified Respiratory Therapists- CRTs
Up to $5.50/hr shift differentials for evening, nights and weekend shifts
$7,500.00 Hiring incentive for eligible candidates
Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment
MyHealth Rewards wellness program to enhance personal health and reduce health plan premiums for qualified individuals
Up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per year
Robust PTO plan in addition to six paid holidays and 32 hours of personal time per year
Paid parental leave and military leave
Fertility and adoption support
Shared governance structure that empowers our Respiratory Therapists
Protocol driven care
Evidence-based medicine practices
Collaboration with Intensivist Critical Care team
State-of-the-art equipment and technology
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated leaders
Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups
Employee referral incentive program
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Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Respiratory Therapy (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Member of National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC); Certified Respiratory Therapist - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC); Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.