Tower Health

  • Respiratory Therapist - PRN

    Job Locations US-PA-Reading
    Requisition ID
    2018-21980
    Hospital
    Reading Hospital
    Shift
    All shifts
    Department
    Respiratory Therapy
    Category
    Allied Health
    Hours per week
    Varies, but around 20
    # of Openings
    10
    Position Type
    Per Diem
    Work Schedule
    Must be flexible to work any shift and weekends
  • Overview

    About the Organization 

    Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

     

    With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

     

    Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

     

    At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives

    Responsibilities

    We are Seeking PRN/Per Diem Respiratory Therapists to work a minimum of 20 hours/week starting December/January 2018  through at least March 2019 or longer.  Ability to work any days/any shift.  May also work more than 20 hours/week if available.  Great rate of pay with shift and weekend differential. 

     

    The Respiratory Care Practitioner reviews existing clinical data and collects additional pertinent data. He or

    she evaluates all data to determine the appropriateness of the prescribed respiratory care and participates in

    the development and delivery of the respiratory care plan.

     

    Qualifications

    Education Requirements:

     

    *Graduate of a Respiratory Care Program approved by the CoARC (Required)

     

     

    Certification and Licensure Requirements:

     

    *CPR Certification (Required)

    *NBRC RESPIRATORY THERAPIST CERT OR REG OR RPSGT OR REEGT (Required)

    *PA RESPIRATORY THERAPIST LICENSE (Required)

     

    Experience and Skills:

     

    1-3 Years Critical care experience (Preferred)

    1-3 Years Respiratory care experience (Preferred)

    Required Skills: Excellent Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Computer skills

     

     

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