Kettering Health Network

  • Respiratory Therapist I - Emergency Room - Middletown Health Center

    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/5/2018 9:13 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Category
    Job Type
    12 Hour Shift
    # of Openings
    Shift Time
    0700-1900 (12 hr days)
  • Overview

    Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of the people in the communities we serve through healthcare and education.  We are dedicated to excellence and to providing each individual the most appropriate care in the most appropriate setting.  In the spirit of Seventh-day Adventist healthcare ministry, we strive to be innovative and to convey God’s love in a caring environment.



    The Middletown campus is designed and staffed to be a patient focused and team oriented environment.  While positions have specific job descriptions which define functions and qualifications, the expectation at Middletown is that jobs not requiring specific licensure, certification, experience, or technical skills can be done by anyone at any time to meet a need.


    Based on this, below are additional requirements for all staff working at the Middletown Campus:


    • Provides a caring, collaborative, and flexible environment in which patients receive care and staff find meaningful work
    • Displays a willingness to assist co-workers
      • Jobs that require specific licensure or certification will not be delegated to non-licensed/certified staff
      • Staff asked to perform specific skilled tasks will be provided the necessary education and resources to do so
      • All staff are expected to assist with the following as needed (not an all-inclusive listing):
        • Visitor way-finding
        • Answering phones
        • Collecting trash
        • Making beds
        • Stocking supply cabinets
        • Stocking linen cabinets
        • Patient transport
        • Wheelchair retrieval
        • Patient Food and Refreshment


    Responsibilities & Requirements

    The Kettering Health Network Respiratory Care teams are an integral part of daily clinical care. We work collaboratively with our clinical caregivers, patients and families to improve and maintain ideal lung health. The goal of our Respiratory Therapist is to perform with a high degree of competency all clinical aspects of respiratory care for all age groups (adult, geriatric, and pediatrics)


    To perform with a high degree of competency all clinical aspects of respiratory care for all age groups (adult, geriatric, and pediatrics)

    • IPPB/IPPV and other deep breathing maneuvers
    • Humidity and aerosol systems
    • Medical gas systems
    • Ventilator preparation, management and trouble shooting for adult and pediatric patients
    • Postural drainage and percussion
    • Arterial blood gas puncture analysis and interpretation
    • Non-invasive blood gas monitoring systems
    • Infection control procedures
    • CPAP
    • Bronchoscopy assist
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist
    • Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner from the State of Ohio
    • BLS and ACLS
    • Graduate of Associate degree or higher accredited Respiratory Care program
    • One year practice as a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner preferred
    • Must possess quality assessment skills, critical thinking and able to make independent decisions



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