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Respiratory Therapist 36 hr Evening/night rotationApply Now Job ID 145215 Date posted 10/19/2017
The Respiratory Therapist provides Respiratory care to all age groups including neonates, pediatrics, adult and geriatrics. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing all modes of respiratory therapy using therapist driven protocols ,along with arterial blood gas collection and analysis. The candidate will also be responsible for Critical Care of the adult patient , using the ABCDE protocol for weaning ventilator patients, V60 BiPAP machines, Bronchoscopy assists and emergency airway management. They will be working in a Level II SCN providing Bubble CPAP and short term vent management. . Along with inpatient therapy, the Respiratory Department provides services to the Emergency Department, Inpatient Psychiatric floor and outpatient services.
Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an Accredited School of Respiratory Therapy
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Excellent Interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of PC?s
Ability to impart specialized clinical and medical information to members of the healthcare team
Able to work independently Scheduled Hours 36 hours per week, evening/night rotation. Three 8 hour shifts and one 12 hour shift each week.
Every other weekend required.