Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Reg. Respiratory Therapist I (Full-Time)

Akron, Ohio
REG. RESPIRATORY THERAPIST I


Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES

  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as we would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Variable

Variable shifts. Primarily nights.


Position Summary:


Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and directs care for premature, pediatric and adult patients.  This care takes place in the Pediatric Intensive Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, Burn Center, Emergency Department, Operating Room and the general floors.  Participates in the education of ACH staff, patients and parents.  Able to work on an on-call basis as needed.  Successful continued performance in this position may lead to advancement to the RRT II position based on additional required experience and education requirements for the level II position and business need.  May provide guidance and support to the Registry Eligible Respiratory Therapist position as necessary.  Staff may be temporarily assigned to an area throughout the Akron Children's Hospital enterprise, based on patient needs requiring similar knowledge and skill.


We are offering a $3,000 sign on bonus for all eligible applicants who have 3 years of pediatric/neonatal experience or have experience on part of a CAMTS accredited critical care transport team.

Qualifications:


Graduate from an accredited School of Respiratory Care, licensed and currently registered as a professional respiratory therapist in the State of Ohio. Current Health Care Provider BLS training is required.  In addition, NRP, PALS, and ACLS must be completed and maintained.  Strong communication and interpersonal skills required.


Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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