Respiratory Therapists

Zanesville, Ohio, United States


  • Direct Hire
  • 6
  • Never
  • <2 years
  • Green Card, US Citizen

Pay Details

Salary Range: $21.16-$28.45 hour

Job Description

Genesis HealthCare System Department

Zanesville, OH (Multiple Campuses)


Positions Avail: 6 Total

(4) Day Shift, 36 hours week

(1) Night Shift, 36 hours week

(1) Varied Shifts, 30 hours week (still FT w/ benefits)

Shifts: Day: 7A-7:30P Nights: 7P-7:30A


Requirements and Details:

  • Must be OH Licensed as a RRT (no CRTs) or currently in the process (Application shows pending on Boards website)
  • Graduate of a respiratory program recognized by J.R.C.R.T.
  • BLS NRP (or must obtain within six (6) months of hire)
  • Current certification through National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  • Relocation assistance available up to $1,000
  • Weekend and Holiday rotation
  • Will join a team of 45 other RRTs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to read, write and explain or describe moderately complex information to other hospital staff and patients.
  • Attention to detail and ability to organize and prioritize under pressure.
  • Displays common sense and ability to make quick decisions. 
  • Experience with therapeutic skills, airway management and diagnostic testing.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews data in the patient record and recommends diagnostic procedures.
  • Collects and evaluates clinical information.
  • Performs procedures and reports results, determine appropriateness of and participate in developing and recommending modifications to respiratory care plans: o spirometry, co-oximetry; ABG sampling and analysis; pressure volume, flow-volume loops, and cuff pressure.
  • Selects and obtains equipment, and assures equipment cleanliness.
  • Performs quality control procedures for: o blood analysis devices; diagnostic equipment; ventilator volume/flow/pressure calibration; gas metering devices.
  • Conducts therapeutic procedures to maintain a patent airway, adequate ventilation, oxygenation and remove bronchopulmonary secretions.
  • Evaluates and monitors patients response to respiratory care and recommends modifications in therapeutic procedures.
  • Demonstrates ability to identify when to accept and refer complex issues to the next level in order to facilitate problem resolution.
  • Provides clinical direction to respiratory staff throughout the shift of duty and area of responsibility when assigned charge.
  • Demonstrates proficiency with clinical knowledge in order to be a resource person for new employees.
  • Assembles and assures cleanliness of equipment. 
  • Checks equipment for malfunctions and corrects as necessary. 
  • Identifies and completes additional project(s) as assigned by management.
  • Stays current with department information and changes by reading and initialing meeting minutes and communication book within one

Questions from the employer

You will need to answer the following questions when you apply to this job.

  • Is the candidate Licensed in Ohio as a RRT (no CRT’s) or currently in the process? (Application shows pending on Boards website)
  • Is the candidate a graduate of a respiratory program recognized by J.R.C.R.T.?

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