Certified Respiratory Therapist
$31.00 - $36.00
Job Description & Requirements
Certified Respiratory Therapist - (CRT - Peds - Pedi)
SHIFT: 12 hour any shift, plus call
The role of the certified respiratory therapist (CRT) is to assist physicians in the care of patients in need of improved respiratory function. Respiratory therapists also assist in research, ECG interpretation, and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.
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. 2 years or more experience in field and most likely working in the PICU. 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 Hospital enterprise, based on patient needs requiring similar knowledge and skill.
ASAP start date for 17 weeks - looking for 2 travelers. CRT or RRT. Must have active Ohio license.
About the Facility
Dedicated to providing high quality children’s healthcare and adding to its list of accolades, this facility has earned Best Children’s Hospital rankings by US News & World Report in 8 of the 10 specialties including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology. Since opening its doors in 1890 as a humble day nursery, this children’s hospital has evolved into the largest pediatric healthcare system in northeast Ohio. The center extends its influence internationally is a major teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University.
Nestled in northeastern Ohio, Akron boasts a variety of attractions and activities all year long. Home to a large performing arts, culture and museum scene, there are always exciting gallery events and art shows to attend. Head outdoors to experience the Akron Zoo, where you can visit nose-to-nose with over 700 animals! With its extensive hospital network, there is plenty of opportunity and adventure waiting in Akron.
Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include: