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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. We have multiple shifts available, including day and night shifts.
Able to problem tackle operational, personnel, and patient issues.
Highly motivated and able to empower and work well with others; able to adapt to constantly evolving 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 departments 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 direction.
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 departments regarding respiratory therapies and modalities.
an Associates 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:
Multiple shifts open; days and nights with rotating weekends
Internal Number: 2021-47392
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