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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Long-term Acute Care - (RRT - Acute)

Company: Club Staffing
Location: Albany
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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Job Description & Requirements
Registered Respiratory Therapist - Long-term Acute Care - (RRT - Acute)
StartDate: 01/31/2022Available Shifts: 12 D Pay Rate: $1400.00 - 1500.00

The Registered Respiratory Therapist I (RT-I) is an individual that is licensed by the NYS Department of Education to perform respiratory therapy procedures, cardio-respiratory diagnostics, and patient assessment under the direction of a licensed physician. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily as outlined in the annual competency assessment as well as possess an active NYS License to practice Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. An active Basic Life Support certificate is required; active ACLS certification is preferred.EDUCATION:1. Graduate of an AMA-approved program of Respiratory Care (minimum: Associate's Degree)2. Possess active NYS Respiratory Therapist License that contains an up-to-date CE profile and is free of any disciplinary action. EXPERIENCE: 1. At least 2 years of experience as an RRT in an academic medical center environment; Both Pediatric and adult critical care skills are highly desirable and/or2. Experience with emergency department procedures is highly desirable.3. Exposure to the management of neonatal patients is desirable.4. Experience with patient transport (both inter- and intra-hospital).COMMUNICATION SKILLS:Must be able to read, speak, comprehend, and write English. Ability to read documents such as physician orders and progress notes. Ability to communicate cooperatively and effectively with customers and others in English (including children). Must possess computer skills that allow for skillful navigation of the electronic medical record MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:Ability to apply basic math skills of adding, subtracting, multiplication, and division. Simple algebraic skills necessary in many calculations. Ability to add fractions and decimals (medication dosing).PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: Ability to perform the job in adherence to the highest standards of ethical conduct as defined by AMC's Code of Conduct and the AARC's Code of Ethics. This includes but is in no way limited to confidentiality standards (HIPAA). The individual must invoke confidence in customers by maintaining professional dress and demeanor at all times. The individual is accountable for his/her own performance.REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense. Understanding to carry out instructions (i.e., orders) furnished in written form. Ability to troubleshoot unclear or contradictory physician orders and to conduct dialogue with said physician(s) or other health care provider. Able to prioritize emergent vs. non-emergent requests for service.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.While performing this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, run (emergent response), use hands to handle/manipulate objects or controls, reach with hands and arms, perform CPR compressions, speak, and hear (with and without stethoscope).Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds and to push and maneuver equipment on wheels weighing up to 200 pounds.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subject to infectious materials, blood-borne pathogens, and various chemicals (see unit-specific MSDS information). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.OTHER REQUIREMENTS:All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employee will be required to perform any other job-related instructions given by their Supervisor subject to reasonable accommodations.

Required Qualifications
13 NY licensed RRT's

Preferred Qualifications
n/a

Facility Location
From its upscale urban culture to laid-back rural attractions and beautiful natural surroundings, the New York's capital city offers an exciting mix of things to do, see and experience. In addition to historical sites, museums and a thriving nightlife, there is the Mohawk-Hudson bikeway for joggers, walkers and cyclists, nearby mountains for skiers and hikers and numerous lakes and rivers for boaters, rafters, swimmers and fishing enthusiasts.

Job Benefits
Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Free Private Housing
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

    About the Company
    Club Staffing, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing, with thousands of travel positions available throughout the United States. We are dedicated to meeting the unique needs of each allied healthcare professional; whether it's travel, per diem, temp-to-perm, or permanent. We also offer more therapist, laboratory and medical imaging jobs in more places than other travel companies. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. - We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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