Johns Hopkins Medicine Respiratory Therapist II in Baltimore, Maryland

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Respiratory Therapist II

Requisition #: 171350

Location: Johns Hopkins Home Care Group,

Baltimore, MD

Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional

Work Shift: Day Shift

Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)

Weekend Work Required: Yes

Date Posted: June 13, 2018

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.

JOB SUMMARY

Provides direct patient care, pulmonary care and respiratory equipment management in the home care setting to patients of the JHHCG in accordance with JCAHO, state and departmental standards. Provides care to adults of all ages, children and infants. Develops and maintains the business process to ensure service excellence. Coordinates closely with the Senior R.T. regarding performance, productivity, documentation and patient care issues. Develop and maintains knowledge of regulations and agency policies.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • AA or BS in Respiratory Therapy required

  • Registration by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Technician required

  • Must be licensed by the Maryland State Board of Physician Quality Assurance.

  • Active CPR

  • Current, valid Maryland Driver’s License, preferably with no points.

  • Valid auto insurance

  • Two (2) years minimum clinical Respiratory experience in a hospital or home care setting

  • Work requires the level of knowledge typically acquired through completion of two years of respiratory specific education or an Associate’s degree in respiratory therapy or a closely related field and six to twelve months of previous experience.

  • Critical Thinking skills. Work requires the analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical or technical principles.

  • Work requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.

  • Use of sound judgment

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.