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Respiratory Therapist - RGH Pulmonary Medicine

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SUMMARY

This is a unique opportunity to join the RGH Pulmonary team as a Senior Respiratory Therapist, where you will serve in ambulatory and inpatient settings. Your strong knowledge, evaluations and recommendations are key to the successful treatment and comfort of patients. In this role, you will be responsible for performing all facets of Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT) at the outpatient office in the Wilson building; and support advanced interventional bronchoscopies and all responsibilities associated assisting in procedures at Rochester General Hospital Bronchoscopy suite. Your technical ability and critical care skills will be both challenged and valued in this role.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Wilson Center and Rochester General Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Pulmonary

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday; Day

ATTRIBUTES

  • Three (3) or more years of previous full time critical care experience in respiratory care required
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct pulmonary function and other testing consistent with scope of practice, training and experience.
  • Support and assist with advanced interventional bronchoscopies and other pulmonary procedures.
  • Work collaboratively with the dynamic Pulmonary provider team as well as an interdisciplinary teams during complex procedures, including Anesthesia, Nursing, Pathology, Radiology, ad more.
  • Learn and master support of Monarch Robot for navigational bronchoscopy, Endobronchial ultrasound guided bronchoscopy, Argon Plasma coagulation, Cryogenics, Fluoroscopy, and more.
  • Care and maintenance of equipment.
  • Maintain procedure schedule procedures and inventory of supplies.
  • Provides patient / family education regarding pulmonary diseases, sleep disorders, testing, treatments, and behavior modification.

EDUCATION:

  • AS: Respiratory Therapy (Required)

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.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist - The National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  • RT - Respiratory Therapist - New York State Education Department (NYSED)

PAY RANGE: $32.86 - $38.43

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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