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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Company: Rochester Regional Health
Location: Hilton
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY As a Registered Respiratory Therapist, your knowledge, strong attention to detail, compassion and analytical capabilities ensure meaningful, personalized care for each respiratory patient.STATUS:--Full Time (36 hours)------------------ LOCATION: Unity Hospital -------------- DEPARTMENT: Respiratory TherapySCHEDULE: Day/Night -------------- ATTRIBUTES

  • AAS in health care related field. Bachelor's degree preferred.--
  • Recent acute care experience preferred.--
  • Ability to communicate effectively.--
  • Demonstrate clinical excellence.--
  • Required Licensure / Certification Skills: NYS License as a Respiratory Therapist (RT) OR NYS License as Respiratory Therapy Technician (RTT) --with NBRC active credentials as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).
  • RESPIRATORY THERAPY GRADUATES: --Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy.--NYS License as a Respiratory Therapy Technician (RTT) and must obtain NBRC credentials as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) within one year of hire.--RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Patient Care. Review and evaluate history, physical exams, current vital signs, admission and current respiratory care orders for each patient; advise providers on appropriate respiratory care procedure and techniques
    • Planning & Documentation. Initiate and update respiratory care plan for all patients per department policy and procedure; work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team to implement the plan of care; monitor and document all pertinent clinical parameters and assessments on all assigned patients; modify treatment techniques based on patient response
    • Education & Communication. Provide and document patient education for therapeutic procedures performed; communicate information regarding patient's clinical status to appropriate members of healthcare team; participate in the instruction and orientation of Respiratory Care team members, students and other allied health professional EDUCATION AS LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS RT - Respiratory Therapist - New York State Education Department (NYSED); RTT - Respiratory Therapy Technician - New York State Education Department (NYSED) Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

Keywords: Rochester Regional Health, Rochester , Registered Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Hilton, New York

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