Respiratory Care Practitioner I - Respiratory Therapy

Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 0.90
Shift: Varied
Hours: 12

**Sign On Bonus Available**


Responsible for providing respiratory care procedures to critically ill patients.


Associates Degree from a CoARC approved program in Respiratory Therapy required.

Licensed as Respiratory Therapist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

RRT credential awarded by the NBRC or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) with at least 20-years of total experience and 15-years of acute and critical care experience at PSHMC required.

ACLS or PALS/NRP certification required.

BLS/RQI certification required.

Critical thinking and multitasking skills required. 


Excellent communication skills preferred.




If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report.  This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


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Union: Non Bargained