Registered Respiratory Therapist (S224)
Holy Cross Hospital of Maryland - Silver Spring, MD

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General Summary: Is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care to a specified group of patients. Collaborates with physicians, medical professionals and other staff to ensure the quality of care given. Provides care for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patient (as defined in the unit scope of care). Utilizes knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient's age to ensure that care provided meets the unique, physical and psychosocial needs of the patient. Involves appropriate parties (i.e.; patient's family or guardian, outside agencies) in the assessment, treatment and continuing care of the patient as needed. Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

Minimum Requirements: Registry with the National Board of Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. Current licensure from the state of Maryland as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. At least three (3) years of clinical experience. Current CPR training with recertification every two years. Able to demonstrate good ability to communicate using English language in written and verbal fashion, promoting a team approach to patient care. Visual acuity at all ranges corrected or uncorrected. Normal hearing range corrected or uncorrected.