An accredited acute care hospital located in the Southern DMV region is currently searching for an experienced Respiratory Therapist to join their award-winning healthcare team.
This full-service acute care hospital is home to nearly 200 licensed beds and has the ability to care for more than 50,000 emergency room visits and 15,000 admissions annually. This state-of-the-art medical facility proudly services more nearly one million residents of the Southern Maryland region each and every year. Within the last year, this regional medical destination has been credited as one of the best hospitals in the nations for Neurology and Neurosurgery. TheRespiratory Therapist will join a medical destination that offers a number of medical and surgical specialties including internal medicine, behavioral health, oncology and cancer care, advanced surgical services, cardiovascular and pulmonary services, and women’s health among many others.
The Respiratory Therapist will join a service line that provides both inpatient and outpatient services to diagnose and treat a number of breathing conditions. This pulmonology service line provides care for a number of respiratory complications including asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), dyspnea, emphysema, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, sleep apnea, pneumonia, and pulmonary hypertension. This pulmonology service line utilizes a variety of therapies and treatments to combat respiratory illness such as ambulating saturation, arterial blood gas sampling, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, diffusion studies, impulse oscillmetry, lung volumes, maximum expiratory pressure, maximum inspiratory pressure, pulse oximetry, and spirometry.
The Respiratory Therapist will be responsible for the management, rehabilitation, and evaluation of patients within the respiratory services department. The ideal candidate for this role will have at minimum an Associate’s degree from an approved Respiratory program and will also have comprehensive Respiratory Therapy experience within a hospital setting. This position will interact with both pediatric and adult populations.
The hospital’s facility is located in an ideal location for any healthcare professional who is interested in living near the Metro DC area. The area itself is extremely close to many areas of Metro DC, Virginia, and of course southern Maryland. The Respiratory Thrapist will be surrounded by an abundance of 5-star dining venues and exciting live entertainment settings.
This respectable healthcare organization is prepared to offer a competitive salary including a suitable benefit package.