Respiratory Therapist

  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • NYU Lutheran Augustana Center
  • Aug 02, 2017
Part time Respiratory Therapist

Job Description

Job ID: 1040587_RR00019220
Area of Talent: Allied Health
Position Type: Part-Time
Location: NYU Lutheran Augustana Center,
Shift: 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM variable hours

NYU Lutheran Augustana Center, provides care for people who are recovering from illness or injury but who are not able to return home safely. Specialized services include subacute and cardiac rehabilitation as well as ventilator care and extended care. Augustana’s goal is to help patients realize their maximum potential and independence while enriching their lives with dignity and honor. Learn more about NYU Augustana Center .

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Respiratory Therapist.
In this role, the successful candidate performs cardiopulmonary evaluation, respiratory treatment techniques and education to the patient, family and public.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Set up and maintain respiratory equipment as instructed.
  • Attends department meetings and in-services as instructed.
  • Performs patient assessment in order to monitor effects of therapy provided and documents this assessment in the patient chart.
  • Conducts prescribed therapeutic procedures to achieve and maintain adequate oxygenation.
  • Conducts prescribed therapeutic procedures to achieve and maintain a patent airway, including maintenance of adequate humidification.
  • Obtain and analyzes ABGs as ordered/ per policy.
  • Follows Department protocols, such as weaning protocol, patient ventilator monitoring, Cuff pressure monitoring, etc.
  • Selects, assembles, and checks for proper function, operation, cleanliness, and availability of mechanical ventilators, positive pressure devices, etc..
  • Evaluates patients ventilatory status through invasive and non-invasive monitoring.
  • Responds to codes such as: Med Stat
  • Educates patients and/or family on current Respiratory therapy and documents
  • Collects and evaluates clinical info by inspection, palpation and auscultation.
  • Reviews data in-patient record, including admission and current R.C. orders, patient history, physical exam, PFT values, ABG results, and laboratory data.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Associate Degree in a Respiratory Therapy program required. Bachelors Degree strongly preferred.
2+ years relevant experience.
RRT with current NYS License .
NYS Licensed Respiratory Therapist
BLS Certification Required
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Lutheran Augustana Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Lutheran Augustana Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

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