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Registered Respiratory Therapist

KA Recruiting Inc.

Last Updated: 1/14/22

Job Description

Full-time Registered Respiratory Therapist needed at a top facility in New York!
(Reference Code: KAM)

Job Summary:
Administers respiratory therapy treatment as ordered by physician.

Job Qualifications:
* Education - Must be a graduate of an approved school of respiratory therapy.
* Experience - One to two years' experience preferred
* Knowledge/Skills/Abilities - Previous hospital experience preferred
* Physical Requirements - Standing and/or moving through facility 80 to 90 % of shift. Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.
* Licenses/Certifications - Must be registered, certified or eligible. Must possess current NYS respiratory license. CPR, and ACLS required.

Essential Functions:
- Responsible for the safe and effective administration of physician prescribed medications, knowing their indications and contraindications.
- Knows and follows the policy and procedures in administering: SVN, IS, CPT, Accapella.
- Sets up and monitors oxygen administration via cannula, mask, NRB, venture mask, etc. as prescribed by physician.
- Performs arterial punctures using radial, brachial and femoral sites independently. Draws off arterial lines to obtain sample for blood gas analysis.
- Is a member of the" CODE TEAM" responding to arrest situations. May be expected to perform CPR (compression). Must be certified in CPR annually.
- Inserts requested hemodynamic (Arterial) lines and troubleshoots any problems that may occur.
- Responsible for the set-up, safety check, monitoring and troubleshooting of mechanical ventilators.
- Responsible for the set-up, monitoring, and troubleshooting of hospital BIPAP and CPAP units.
- Properly documents all necessary information in the hospital's McKesson computer system, such as but not limited to pre/post assessments, ventilator checks, patient education, etc.
- Performs all aspects of artificial airway care, including NT suctioning and assisting physician with intubation.
- Is familiar with ABG machines. Runs controls, calibrations, performs simple troubleshooting and knows procedure to follow when machine is not working properly.
- Familiar with measuring devices to include, but not limited to, pulse oximeter, Wrights respirometer, PEAK Flow meters.

Offering competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, & vision insurance, fitness membership, company paid life insurance, 401k retirement plan, PTO, and more!!
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Company Details

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
We are a permanent placement healthcare recruiting company located in Boston, MA. We work with hundreds of hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country. We specialize in the recruitment and placement of laboratory professionals, imaging professionals, rehabilitation professionals, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse leaders, nurses, physicians, and healthcare IT professional...