With leading-edge technology in invasive and noninvasive mechanical ventilation, fiber-optic bronchoscopy and pulmonary rehabilitation, the respiratory therapy team at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is committed to healing, comforting and caring for our community. Working collaboratively with other teams, our respiratory therapists diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions and provide in-service education for doctors, nurses and other health care professionals.

Registered respiratory therapy job opportunities

For those with a degree from an accredited registered respiratory therapist (RRT) program with at least one year of experience, you are ready to start your journey at LVHN.

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Grow a respiratory career with LVHN

Curious on what your future could look like in respiratory therapy? Follow the career path at LVHN:

Respiratory equipment technician

After you receive your high school diploma or GED and are enrolled in school to become a respiratory therapist, you can work as a respiratory equipment technician. In this role, you support the respiratory therapists by maintaining important equipment needed to care for patients. As you pursue an advanced degree, take advantage of LVHN’s tuition reimbursement program, scholarships and education discounts. You will receive personalized support from LVHN’s academic career consultant as you pursue education to advance your career.

Respiratory therapy intern

As a respiratory therapy student enrolled in a Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)-accredited respiratory therapy education program with an internship class in the curriculum, you can work at LVHN as a respiratory therapy intern. This position gives you the opportunity to develop your patient assessment and critical thinking skills while you complete school.

Registered respiratory therapist

After earning your degree from a registered respiratory therapist program accredited by the CoARC, you will work as a respiratory therapist to administer all forms of respiratory care and manage respiratory and pulmonary care for patients in the hospital. LVHN will support you to earn your RRT credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care.

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