We are seeking an experienced Respiratory Therapist to render respiratory therapy to patients as ordered by a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner. You will also consult with other health care practitioners in the management or prevention of cardiopulmonary disorders.
Able to problem solve operational, personnel, and patient issues
Highly motivated and able to motivate and work well with others; able to adapt to constantly changing environment
Someone who has excellent communication skills and who supports the open expression of diverse ideas and opinions
Someone who can follow through on commitments and who acts with a clear sense of ownership.
Team focused and collaborate with other disciplines in the coordination of patient care.
Render respiratory therapy to patients as ordered by a physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner.
Consult with and aide other health care practitioners in management or prevention of cardiopulmonary disorders, with minimal supervision.
Assess patients condition and follow up to ensure appropriateness of therapy.
Instruct and participate in the orientation of new employees.
Educate patients and their families regarding respiratory treatment/therapy.
Assist in providing education to other disciplines regarding respiratory therapies and modalities.
An Associate's Degree in Applied Science and Respiratory Therapy.
A current NY State Respiratory Therapist License.
Current NBRC Credential as a Registered Respiratory Therapist.
BLS required, ACLS preferred.
Preferably Pediatric/PICU experience.
Certification of fitness from the NYCFD preferred.
Hours of work:
37.5 hours per week.
3, 12 hour shifts. Will work a compressed working week, flex time over three days.
Will be required to work rotating weekends and holidays.
Internal Number: 2019-36357
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