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Licensed Therapist / Respiratory Therapy / New York / Registered Respiratory Therapist Job

Company: KA Recruiting, Inc.
Location: Davenport
Posted on: August 7, 2022

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!!For more information, please submit your resume for review or email it to me directly: katherine@ka-recruiting.com

Keywords: KA Recruiting, Inc., Albany , Licensed Therapist / Respiratory Therapy / New York / Registered Respiratory Therapist Job, Healthcare , Davenport, New York

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