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Full Time Respiratory Therapist (Night Shift) Opportunity in White Plains, NY



White Plains, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, July 28, 2023

Department: Respiratory Therapy

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Night

Hours: 6:30 pm-6:45 am, 13 Shifts Per Month, Monday -Friday, Alternating w/e and Holidays

Salary Range: $67,699.52-$101,549

Position Summary:

  • The Respiratory Therapist provides all aspects of respiratory therapy to both in-patients and outpatients.
  • They will collaborate with patients, family/significant others, peers, physicians and other members of the healthcare team.
  • The Respiratory Therapist assesses the patient’s respiratory needs, plans care, and implements and evaluates respiratory therapy in accordance with hospital philosophy, policies/procedures and standards.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors
  • Initiation and monitoring of mechanical ventilation; invasive and non-invasive.
  • Conducts various types of breathing therapy and patient assessment.
  • Performs postural drainage, percussion and bronchial hygiene techniques.
  • Performs bedside pulmonary function.
  • Carries out blood gas puncture and analysis, blood gas analyzer operator maintenance and quality control.
  • Responds to cardiac arrest and Rapid Response situations. Performs CPR.
  • After demonstrating competency will be certified in emergency endotracheal intubation of adult patients.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Must be a graduate of an approved program of Respiratory Therapy.
  • Must hold a current and valid New York State Respiratory Therapy license. Credentialed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • Must hold a current BLS/CPR certification.
  • NRP and ACLS are strongly recommended

Core Competencies:

  • Should possess effective communication and decision-making skills.
  • Should be organized and able to prioritize tasks.
  • Must be detail-oriented, show good judgment and have the ability to work independently.