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Penn State Health Respiratory Therapist Virtual Meet and Greet - Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 0.90

Shift: Nights

Hours: 12 Hours

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is growing and adding talented Respiratory Therapists to support both adult and pediatric populations.

Are you a respiratory professional seeking growth opportunities, but are not sure you are ready to make a move? Our team is ready to connect with you personally in a casual virtual environment to answer your questions and to share what makes this a great place to work. This Virtual Event is open to experienced therapists, new graduates and respiratory students!

Join us for our Virtual Respiratory Monthly Virtual Meet & Greet Events and have a unique opportunity to meet with our Respiratory leadership team:

May 13, 2021

02:00 PM – 4:00PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for a date that works for you:

Can't make those dates, but you'd love to connect with us? Schedule a time that works for you by following this link:

Whether you are a Children's Hospital therapist looking to expand your skills in an academic center, or you are an Adult therapist looking for a patient focused environment where you are truly a part of clinical team decisions, we would love to see you there!

We have an exceptional team of respiratory therapists who provide the best and most advanced care to the patients they serve. Our respiratory team members work closely with physicians to utilize lung protective strategies based on individual patient diagnostic presentations to facilitate the most positive outcomes.

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offers our respiratory team members:

Exceptional healthcare, vision, and dental beginning day one.

Multiple time off programs to ensure they have access to strong life work balance.

Two tuition programs to provide our experts with the resources to continue to grow professionally and develop their careers.

401K, PAWS-UP employee recognition program, and a Respiratory Clinical Ladder!


Our Respiratory Care Practitioner plays a crucial role in ensuring that our patients receive the most advanced care by providing essential respiratory care procedures to critically ill patients.

An integral part of the care team, the individual selected for this role will collaborate with physicians and nursing staff to provide expert assessments of patients and determine and execute an appropriate treatment plan to ensure the best outcomes.

Akey member of our emergency team, the Respiratory Therapist responds to emergency calls (codes, traumas, rapid responses), and evaluates the patient’s needs for airway care and secretion removal.


Associates Degree from a CoARC approved program in Respiratory Therapy required. Licensed as Respiratory Therapist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. RRT credential required.

ACLS or PALS/NRP certification required.

Critical thinking and multitasking skills required.


Hershey Medical center is Central PA’s only academic medical center, and is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the best hospital in the South Central PA region, and number 4 in the state.

Hershey Medical Center is also the only Level I Trauma Center for both adult and pediatric patients in this region and is nationally ranked in advanced care for cancer, GI, orthopedics, and more.

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.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information . If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF ( for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained



Respiratory Therapist