Reading Hospital
Respiratory Therapist
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Reading Map
Posted: 10/13/2019
Closing: 11/12/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Reading Hospital
Job description


About

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people.

Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care — from prevention, screenings and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs and public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.



Who We Are

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing and Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, and we have a comprehensive physician network. All of our facilities participate in our partnership with the UPMC Health Plan.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership and staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services — all right here in our region.



Responsibilities

The Registered Polysomnographic Technologist performs comprehensive evaluation and diagnostic sleep disorder testing and diagnostic EEG testing. The Respiratory Care Practitioner reviews existing clinical data and collects additional pertinent data. He or she evaluates all data to determine the appropriateness of the prescribed respiratory care and participates in

the development and delivery of the respiratory care plan.



Qualifications

Education Requirements

*Graduate of a Respiratory Care Program approved by the CoARC (Required)

*Minimum Contact Hours per year 15 (Required)

*Other Education: RPSGT (Required when working in sleep lab)

Certification and Licensure Requirements

*AAST RPSGT LICENSE (Required for sleep or must be obtained within one year of beginning of

employment)

*CPR Certification (Required)

*NBRC RESPIRATORY THERAPIST REGISTRATION (Required)

*PA RESPIRATORY THERAPIST LICENSE (Required)

MUST HAVE NICU EXPERIENCE

Respiratory Therapist