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Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Location: Brick, Ocean, New Jersey
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 2021-11-15
  • Job Ref: 21-24898
Duties:

Job Summary: The Registered Respiratory Therapist under the supervision of the Director of Respiratory Services, Technical Supervisor, Shift Supervisors, provides and administers all aspects of Respiratory Care Therapy and supportive equipment as stated in the Department Policy and Procedure Manual. Essential Generic
Job Functions (List in order of importance):
1. Providing respiratory therapy under medical direction, in the education, treatment, management, & diagnostic evaluation and care of patients in the hospital with deficiencies of the cardiopulmonary system.
2. Performing Intubation assistance as well as Ventilator set-up & management.
3. Gathering all information necessary to properly evaluate the patients needs, including patient specific disease education as well as testing and consultations with other health care professionals, as appropriate.
4. Developing a rapport and mutual respect with the patient/caregiver, as well as team members, to foster an optimum environment in support of goal achievement.
5. Provides and documents education to patients/caregivers based upon identified needs in an understandable manner.
6. Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
7. Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.
8. Lifts a minimum of 5 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 5 lbs. and stands a minimum of 1 hour a day. Contacts: Regular contact with medical personnel and its visitors.

Skills:

3 years experience as an RRT. Vents, Non-Invasive ventilation & arterial blood gas draws required. BLS & ACLS required.
Intubation Skills HUGE PLUS and HIGHLY PREFERRED.
Previous EPIC experience Highly preferred.
Will float to nursing units & critical care. Patient ration: 1:15-25.