Tower Health

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist

    Job Locations US-PA-Pottstown
    Requisition ID
    2019-25978
    Hospital
    Pottstown Hospital
    Shift
    2-Evening
    Department
    Respiratory Therapy
    Category
    Allied Health
    Hours per Pay Period
    80
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Schedule
    rotating days 8hr shifts including weekends
  • Overview

    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

    The Registered Respiratory Therapist performs comprehensive evaluation and diagnostic testing. The Respiratory Therapist 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 inthe development and delivery of the respiratory care plan.

     

    Qualifications

    Education Requirements

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

    *Minimum Contact Hours per year 15 (Required)

    *Other Education: RPSGT (Required when working in sleep lab)

     

    Certification and Licensure Requirements

    *AAST RPSGT LICENSE (Required for sleep or must be obtained within one year of beginning of

    employment)

    *CPR Certification (Required)

    *ACLS Certification (Required by 6 months of hire)

    *NBRC RESPIRATORY THERAPIST REGISTRATION (Required)

    *PA RESPIRATORY THERAPIST LICENSE (Required)

    * Bachelors degree from accredited institution (preferred)

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