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Clinical Co-Op-Respiratory Therapy-High School Co-op Student (GJSH)

Job Title Clinical Co-Op-Respiratory Therapy-High School Co-op Student (GJSH) Location Jersey Shore, PA Job Category Student Learners Schedule Per Diem Work Type Part time Department JM-GJSH Respiratory Therapy Division Date posted 05/26/2023 Job ID R-48033

Job Summary

The co-op program is an educational and clinical work experience for the high school students. The individual is responsible and accountable for performing a wide range of patient care tasks. The performance of tasks allows the care team to provide quality care.

Job Duties

  • The position will focus on providing patient care within a clinical scope of practice.
  • Fulfills designated responsibilities for ongoing continuum of care (non-assessment).
  • Identifies, observes, and documents the physical needs of the patient according to standards.
  • Assists with patient transfer and transport as needed.
  • Assists in problem solving, trouble shooting, and taking corrective measures in care and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  • Assists in clerical responsibilities as required for task completion.
  • Suggests issues for improvement and offer solutions on issues.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

Eligible candidates will be a High School Senior during the 2023- 2024 school year. Position will start the beginning of the student's Senior Year.

Department- Respiratory Therap


Teamwork; Clinical Skills; Interpersonal Communication; Computer Literacy; Communication

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Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.


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