For 150 years, Providence Hospital has provided landmark medical care for persons in need throughout the metropolitan area. We are the longest continuously operating hospital in the nation’s capital—yet we’re still setting new standards in innovative, state-of-the-art health and wellness services. With strengths in orthopedic care, maternal and infant health, surgery, cardiology, geriatric medicine, cancer treatment, sleep medicine, bariatric services, and stroke care, we combine sophisticated medical technology with spirituality and compassion.
Providence serves with a mission of healing and a dedication to community.
Providence is part of Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic and nonprofit health system, committed to Healthcare That Is Safe, Healthcare That Works, and Healthcare That Leaves No One Behind.
Under the general supervision of the Senior Respiratory Care Practitioner (SRCP) and department director, the Registered Respiratory Therapist is responsible for the provision of respiratory care in all designated areas of Providence Hospital including all critical care areas, medical/surgical units, outpatient diagnostic services, emergency room areas, Seton House, and Carroll Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Duties include diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, ventilator management, hemodynamic monitoring, Medical gas administration, pulmonary functions, equipment assembly, specimen collection and emergency interventions, under physician order. Use of independent assessment in determining effective and safe methods for administering respiratory care. Ability to perform independent assessment and judgement in applications of respiratory specific protocols are required.
Graduate of an AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy.
One (1) year clinical rotation experience required.
Basic computer knowledge, ability to use microprocessor type ventilators and mechanical equipment, e.g. EKG machines, Spirometry equipment.
Ability to make independent management decisions and utilize protocols.
DC License, NBRC Registry (RRT) & CPR.
PALS, NRP, ACLS, Pediatric/Neonatal Certification Preferred.
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