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Registered Respiratory Therapist/Sleep Technologist

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HOW WE CARE FOR YOU

At St. Lawrence Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

SUMMARY

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

We are seeking dedicated healthcare professionals to join our team at Gouverneur Hospital. If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of patients and want to contribute to a dynamic healthcare environment, this is the opportunity for you. Your role will be integral in delivering high-quality care and ensuring the well-being of our community members. Gouverneur Hospital is certified for 25 beds and services include inpatient detox, substance use disorder rehabilitation, emergency care, imaging and EKG’s, physical therapy, and respiratory therapy.

STATUS: Per Diem

LOCATION: GH Main

DEPARTMENT: Respiratory Therapy

SCHEDULE: 12 hour variable

ATTRIBUTES

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

  • Required: New York State Respiratory Therapist license

  • Required: ACLS certification (current) within one year of hire

  • Required: Registered with the National Board of Respiratory Care or equivalent

  • Required: Current AHA BLS certification at hire

  • Required: AHA ACLS, PALS and NRP must be obtained within 3 months of hire ​

  • Preferred: Bachelor degree in Respiratory Care, RPFT qualification, CCRP certification

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

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.

PAY RANGE: $36.32 - $46.48

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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