CentraState Healthcare System

  • Reg Respiratory Therapist - PD

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    ID
    2018-8766
    Position Type
    Per Diem
    Location
    CentraState Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    7A-7:30P
  • Overview

    Under medical supervision, evaluates, treats and manages acutely ill patients of all ages with abnormalities, deficiencies, and/or failure of the cardio-pulmonary system.

    Responsibilities

    • Performs and evaluates arterial puncture and analysis.
    • Performs patient assessment and recommends appropriate interventions.
    • Performs proper documentation to include, but not limited to, acuity, charges, productivity, patient education, etc.
    • Performs appropriate routine oxygen and therapeutic and diagnostic interventions.
    • Performs appropriate invasive and non-invasive ventilation interventions.
    • Performs appropriately in all code and patient crisis interventions.
    • Performs appropriately in all pediatric and neonatal interventions.
    • Maintains conservative use of all organizational resources.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    Graduate of an AMA approved training program in Respiratory Therapy.

     

    Work Experience:

    Previous clinical experience preferred.

     

    Licenses and Certifications:

    • State license/NJ required.
    • Registration by the NBRC required.
    • CPR Certification required.
    • ACLS and PALS preferred.

    Required Knowledge and Skills:

    Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team. Strong customer service skills.

    Physical Demands

    Working Conditions:

    Works in hospital environment. Possible exposure to infectious disease.

     

    Exposure:

    Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

     

    Physical Demands:

    Sitting - Rarely

    Standing/Walking -

    Kneeling/Stooping - Rarely

    Bending/Climbing -

    Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Occasionally

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds -

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Rarely

    Typing/Filing - Rarely

     

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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