Respiratory Therapists Urgently Required. High paying
Respiratory Therapist, Registered
New York, NY
Provide a wide variety of procedures including endotracheal intubation, arterial puncture and Blood Gas analysis. Administers oxygen therapy, bronchodilator therapy and ventilator management as per physician order; keeping detailed documentation the patient record. Performs arterial puncture to obtain arterial blood gas (ABG) samples for analysis and interprets data system in order to obtain ABG results, report ABG results and maintains analyzers. Conforms to all applicable New York State Education Department standards for the practice of Respiratory Therapy Records and processes physician’s written or verbal orders, as allowed, for all Oxygen and or Therapeutic Medical Gas Administration. Performs cardiopulmonary evaluations and assessments that are the systematic collection and review of patient-specific and age specific data necessary to determine the appropriate patient’s care and treatment needs on an initial, ongoing, and continuous basis, to include possible Home Care needs. Assessments will include evaluation of treatment and/or procedures outcomes (showing respect for patient needs, expectations and individual differences) as compared to physician’s goals and appropriate follow-up action. Responsible for the assembly, sequential operation; calibration of equipment and accessories to implement associated therapeutic regimens, including but not limited to pre-op teaching to both in-patient and out-patient, as well as basic pulmonary functions studies, deep breathing and coughing (with and without splinting) exercises and incentive spirometry. Responds to all code calls and other types of stat or life threatening calls, to include; CPR, airway management, trauma team responses, etc. Administers emergency care as required. Requirements: Graduate of an approved RRT program required, Minimum 1-2 yrs. exp. in acute care hospital, NYS license required, NBRC certification required. ACLS/BLS certification, intubating skills required. Position requires candidate be available to work on weekends. Effective interpersonal and organizational skills required. Basic computer skills required. Ability to problem solves using critical thinking required. Ability to lift and move heavy objects/patients with/without reasonable accommodations. High school diploma/GED required

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