Pulmonary Respiratory Therapist - Pulmonary Function Lab
Penn State Health
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 3975
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Day Hours: Varied 8:00a - 4:30p
Penn State Health is seeking an experienced Pulmonary Respiratory Therapist for a unique opportunity within our Pulmonary Function Lab!
Our Pulmonary Respiratory Therapist is responsible for performing high-quality pulmonary and cardiopulmonary diagnostic testing necessary to improve patient outcomes. The individual selected for this position will play a critical role in performing diagnostic testing as well as providing expertise to students, providers and other personnel who support practice site operations. A patient-facing position, this individual will provide integral education and support to patients and their families to ensure positive patient experience.
Our Pulmonary Respiratory Therapist will participate in research opportunities that incorporate pulmonary and cardiopulmonary diagnostic testing, and will work with state-of- the-art equipment while collaborating with nationally recognized pulmonary providers. This important team member will have the opportunity to develop his or her skills in the field by contributing to the advancement of knowledge through research activities.
This is an exceptional opportunity for a Respiratory Therapist who would like to expand upon his or her expertise while being exposed to a wide range of patient populations.
Associate degree from an accredited CoARC respiratory therapist program with a minimum of one-year experience years experience necessary and passage of RRT exam. Must be legally credentialed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).
ABOUT PENN STATE HEALTH:
Penn State Health is one of the leading teaching and research hospitals in the country. It is a multi-hospital health system, Academic Medical Center and Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma center serving patients and communities across Central Pennsylvania. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute in scenic Hershey, PA.It also includes Penn State Health Saint Joseph's Medical Center in Reading, PA, Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, PA, and Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, PA.Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine.
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