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Respiratory Therapist - Canton Potsdam Hospital

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Job ID REQ_138130 FACILITY St Lawrence Health LOCATION Potsdam, New York

SUMMARY

As a Registered Respiratory Therapist, your knowledge, strong attention to detail, compassion and analytical capabilities ensure meaningful, personalized care for each respiratory patient.

STATUS: Full-Time             

LOCATION:  Canton Potsdam Hospital 

DEPARTMENT: Respiratory

SCHEDULE:  Days      

ATTRIBUTES

  • A minimum of an Associate’s degree in Respiratory Care or equivalent certificate is required.

  • New York State Respiratory Therapist license required

  • ACLS certification (current) required within one year of hire

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Patient Care. Review and evaluate history, physical exams, current vital signs, admission and current respiratory care orders for each patient; advise providers on appropriate respiratory care procedure and techniques

  • Planning & Documentation. Initiate and update respiratory care plan for all patients per department policy and procedure; work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team to implement the plan of care; monitor and document all pertinent clinical parameters and assessments on all assigned patients; modify treatment techniques based on patient response

  • Education & Communication. Provide and document patient education for therapeutic procedures performed; communicate information regarding patient's clinical status to appropriate members of healthcare team; participate in the instruction and orientation of Respiratory Care team members, students and other allied health professional

PERKS

  • $7500 sign on bonus


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.
Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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