Tower Health

  • Respiratory Therapist/ Pulmonary Function Technician , PRN Thursdays and Fridays

    Job Locations US-PA-Chestnut Hill
    Requisition ID
    2018-22056
    Hospital
    Chestnut Hill Hospital
    Shift
    All shifts
    Department
    Respiratory Therapy
    Category
    Allied Health
    Hours per week
    8
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Per Diem
  • 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

    Assists in the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with cardiopulmonary disorders. Provides all diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory modalities inclusive but not limited to: ventilation and airway management, CPAP/BIPAP, delivery of aerosolized medication, chest physiotherapy, assessment of oxygen requirements and ABG acquisition.

    Qualifications

    Requires a credential of Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Requires an active PA Respiratory License. Requires BLS with ACLS preferred. Prefer 2 years of clinical respiratory care experience in routine and critical care.

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