Posted 3 days ago 11/15/2017 12:00:00 AM**Requisition Number** 247633 **Job Title** Respiratory Therapist Hourly **Location** Genesis Rehab Services **City** Westfield **State** New Jersey **Job Description** Genesis Rehabilitation Services is looking for remarkable Respiratory Therapist. At Genesis Rehabilitation Services, you can really care for your patients -- and your thoughts, opinions and expertise will always be respected. Our benefits package is outstanding. And our regular shifts help you balance your career and your personal life. Genesis HealthCare is one of the nation's largest skilled nursing care providers with more than 400 skilled nursing centers and assisted living residences in 28 states nationwide. Genesis also supplies rehabilitation therapy to over 1,500 healthcare providers in 46 states. And right now, we have opportunities near you. So apply today. For a remarkable RT, it's a remarkable opportunity. POSITION SUMMARY: Performs respiratory care related procedures in accordance with physician's treatment plan. Assesses patient's condition, administers prescribed therapy and aerosolized medications, observes and records patient's progress and response to therapy modalities including adverse reactions to drugs and therapy. Also provides in-service training to residents, family members, and facility staff. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Performs assessment of residents cardiopulmonary status utilizing physical assessment and history taking skills, laboratory findings, radiological studies of the chest, pulmonary function testing and professional judgment to formulate a respiratory care plan upon the order of a physician. 2. Initiates, administers, evaluates response to, and documents all therapy modalities according to departmental procedure and ordered by a physician including: intermittent positive pressure breathing, hand held nebulizer, chest physical therapy modalities, including percussion, vibration, breathing and cough retraining exercises, deep tracheal suctioning, incentive spirometry, sputum induction. 3. Initiates, monitors and maintains life support systems for residents in the skilled nursing facility, including airway care and maintenance, managing artificial ventilator status, maintaining and troubleshooting mechanical ventilators. 4. Initiates, monitors and documents performance of various respiratory care modalities. 5. Administers proper technical respiratory care procedures including dispensing of proper dosage of medication and equipment/devices. 6. Inspects and tests equipment, disassembles, cleans, reassembles equipment as required. Maintains adequate supply of necessary equipment. Performs accurate record keeping, including logs for oxygen, supplies and equipment . Disposes of equipment properly. RT02 **Requirements** **Qualifications** SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Hold a degree from a NBRC approved and accredited program. 2. One year of clinical respiratory therapy practice under medical direction. 3. Current State Licensure for a Respiratory Care Practitioner. 4. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification As one of the nation's largest long-term care and rehabilitation providers, we offer a generous and wide-ranging compensation and benefits package, including:Medical/dental/vision insurances (Full Time)Company-paid life insuranceVoluntary insurance programs401(k) Program with Discretionary MatchContinuing Education Programs through Genesis UniversityLeadership Training ProgramPre-tax Health Savings and Flexible Spending AccountsService awardsGroup Auto and Homeowners InsuranceGenerous Elder Care benefit for family members.Genesis HealthCare is an EO Employer- Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories Genesis Healthcare
Posted Yesterday 11/17/2017 12:00:00 AMJob Description:<br/><br/>Responsibilities: The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing respiratory therapy under medical direction, in the treatment, management, control and diagnostic evaluation and care of patients in their homes with deficiencies of the cardiopulmonary system. Qualifications: [Minimum education] Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Respiratory Therapy required. [Minimum work experience] General respiratory care experience required. At least 1 year of Adult Critical Care experience preferred. [Required licenses/certifications] Valid NJ Respiratory Care license required. BLS/CPR certification required.<img src="http://www.jobg8.com/Tracking.aspx?kEVlxXubJdOjGzFXkXjQhAa" width="0" height="0" />Meridian Health
Posted 3 days ago 11/15/2017 12:00:00 AM Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation West Orange, NJ Respiratory Therapist RT For more than six decades, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has pioneered the course of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Kessler has consistently been named to the prestigious“America’s Best Hospitals” list by U.S. News and World Report and is ranked as one of the top rehabilitation hospitals in the country and the top rehabilitation hospital in the East. Today, as the nation's largest single rehabilitation hospital, we continue to define this field providing the highly specialized care, advanced treatment and state-of-the-science technologies that enable individuals with spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, stroke, amputation, neurological disorders, cardiac, cancer rehab and orthopedic conditions to rebuild their lives. Performs basic and advanced therapeutic procedures as outlined under the scope of respiratory care services. Transcribes as implements physician orders in a competent and timely manner. Uses basic and advanced oxygen assessment skills and patient information to maintain awareness and coordinate patient care needs. The hours are 7am-3pm, Monday-Friday Graduate of an approved AMA respiratory therapy program, NJ license as a respiratory therapist and minimum of 1 year of critical care experience is required. Must be a RRT. At Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs including:. + Excellent Orientation Program + Paid Time Off (PTO) + Extended Illness Days (EID) + Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance + Prescription Coverage + Life Insurance + Short- and Long-Term Disability + Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement + 401(k) Retirement Plan + Personal and Family Medical Leave + A network of over 40,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities ID: 61795 Street 2: 1199 Pleasant Valley Way Recruiter email address: email@example.com External Company Name: Select Medical External Company URL: www.selectmedical.com Select Medical
Posted Yesterday 11/17/2017 12:00:00 AMDMC Vacancy:52661ANNOUNCEMENT OF ProfessionalVacancySTATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER 450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203 Department:Respiratory Therapy/AnesthesiologyJob Title:TH RESPIRATORY THERAPIST II Professional Rank:SL-3Descriptive Title:TH Respiratory Therapist II Salary Range:$44,530.00-$94,649.00+$3,026.00*Line Number:Line# 52661 Additional Position Information:* Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees. Hours of Work: 7:30PM - 8:30AM; Days of Week Variable; Hours per week: 37.5. Brief Description of Duties:Assigned to te NICU and PICU, this position will provide respiratory care for neonatial and pediatric patients under the direction of the attending physician. Duties include but not limited to: Draw arterial blood for ABG analysis. Ventilatory management of patients on conventional and high frequency oscillatory ventilators. Administration of nitric oxide therapy. Record the respiratory status of all patients in the NICU/PICU. Assist the physicians in ventilating patients who cannot sustain their own respiratory function during cardio-respiratory arrests. Provide chest physio-therapy and assist in pulmonary lavage/suctioning. Perform sputum induction. Make entries in patients progress record and hospital computer systems. The selected candidate may be assigned to work in other areas during times of staff shortages and emergencies.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior. Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization. Qualifications:REQUIRED: NYS Respiratory Therapist License, Certified Respiratory Therapist, AAS in Respiratory Therapy or graduate of a two-year AMA approved RT program. Basic Life Support Certification to be obtained within one year of employment. PREFERRED: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with NPS, NRP, PALS and ACLS. Posting ID: 15425Ref #: B/PR-52661-17 Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==Please include: Job Title( TH RESPIRATORY THERAPIST II ), Line( 52661 ) and PostingID( 15425 )The Employment Office M.S.C. 1194 450 Clarkson Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11203 ( email: firstname.lastname@example.org ) Closing date for receipt of applications: Internal Consideration Program:Open Until FilledOff-campus recruitment:Open Until Filled SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction. Suny Downstate Medical Center
Posted Yesterday 11/17/2017 12:00:00 AMRespiratory Therapist - HJD Tracking Code 1043060_RR00021237 Job Description The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's leading orthopaedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopaedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopaedic program in New York City. HJD is consistently ranked among the leading orthopaedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopaedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology. We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Respiratory Therapist in the Respiratory Care Department. To qualify an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Respiratory care, cardiorespiratory sciences or related area preferred. New York State Registered Respiratory Therapy license required. Two to three (2-3) years’ post-graduate hospital experience as a respiratory therapist with one (1) year significant perinatal/pediatric experience preferred. Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC-RRT credential). BCLS/ACLS certification preferred. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing appropriate cardiopulmonary evaluation and patient assessment appropriate to the provision of prescribed respiratory care. Demonstrates thorough knowledge of policies and procedures related to provision of comprehensive respiratory care. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization. Job Responsibilities: + Performs cardiopulmonary evaluation and patient assessment appropriate to the provision of prescribed respiratory care. Assesses and reassesses patients when administering prescribed respiratory care. Reviews pertinent portions of the medicalrecord in connection with patient assessment. Demonstrates proficiency in performing physical examinations appropriate to the provision of prescribed respiratory care. Demonstrates proficiency in assessing the significance of blood gas results. Demonstrates proficiency in assessing the significance of chest radiographs appropriate to the provision of prescribed respiratory care. Demonstrates proficiency in assessing laboratory data appropriate to the provision of prescribed respiratory care. Demonstrates proficiency in assessing artificial airway placement, security and tracheal tube cuff pressure. Demonstrates proficiency in performing pulmonary function, mechanics, oxygenation measurements and weaning assessment protocols. Reaches proper conclusion, and makes appropriate recommendations based upon integration and understanding of assessment data. + Provides appropriate respiratory care related education to patients, family members, nurses, physicians, affiliated students, and other members of the Medical Center community. Identifies situations requiring patient education. Formulates a teaching plan based on identified learning needs of a patient and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Clearly explains the purpose of prescribed respiratory care to patients and/or family as appropriate. Includes patients family in teaching as appropriate. + Provides appropriate education to nurses and physicians coincidental to the provision of prescribed respiratory care services. Observes and monitors student performance of respiratory care procedures. Assists in evaluation of performance of respiratory care students. + Prepares, assembles, verifies the performance and safety of, operates, monitors, maintains the cleanliness of, and discontinues as appropriate, equipment necessary for the provision of prescribed respiratory care. Adult ventilators and ancillary equipment. Neonatal ventilators and ancillary equipment. Primary gas systems and gas therapy equipment and devices. Humidification and aerosol therapy equipment and devices. Analyzers and monitoring equipment and devices. Airway equipment and devices. + Demonstrates thorough knowledge of polices and procedures related to provision of comprehensive respiratory care. Consisting of; Emergency airway care and resuscitation, routine airway care, cuff pressure monitoring, suctioning, and bronchial hygiene techniques. Disaster and Bio-Terrorism Responses. Loss of primary gas or electrical power. Conventional adult mechanical ventilation. Conventional neonatal mechanical ventilation. High frequency ventilation. Ventilator adjustments and monitoring. Ventilator patient assessment and management protocols. Humidification and humidification protocols. Oxygen therapy. Medicated aerosol therapy. Aerosol therapy safety precautions. Pulmonary function testing. Hyperinflation therapy. Pulse oximetry and blood gas analysis. Transport of Ventilator PatientsRadial & Brachial Arteriotomy Laboratory sample handling, infection control, cleaning and safety. + Documents in an approved manner on the patients medical record all pertinent data following completion of any service. Shift reports and patient care plans. Documenting on ventilator flow sheets. Documenting in the ICIS system. Charting in the progress record. Department charges. CQI documentation. CQI Problem Reporting/Adverse Reaction Form. + Performs other duties as assigned. The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.If you wish to view The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center's EEO policies, pleaseclick here. Pleaseclick hereto view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visithttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htmfor more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, pleaseclick here. Position Type Full-Time/Regular Shift 07:00 AM to 07:30 PM NYU Medical Center
Posted Yesterday 11/17/2017 12:00:00 AMJob Summary
Assists in the treatment and management of patients with clinical needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Provides instruction to patients and/or caregivers on the proper use of equipment and/or respiratory care procedures.
* Ensures patients and/or caregivers can effectively operate and maintain equipment. Performs clinical assessments and tests such as pulse oximetry, ETCO2, spirometry, and vital signs.
* Responsible for routine patient follow-up contacts based on individual needs.
* May need to perform on-call duties as needed.
* Provides and operates various types of respiratory care equipment including but not limited to oxygen therapy, nebulization therapy, apnea monitoring, suctioning, PAP, invasive and non-invasive ventilation.
* Inspects and tests equipment to ensure proper operating condition.
* Prepares and maintains a record for each patient containing all pertinent information, care plans, physician prescriptions and follow-up documentation.
* Responsible for accurate data entry on monitoring websites for certain respiratory equipment
* Consults with referring physician regarding patient treatment, medical condition, home environment, and Plan of Care.
* Participates in ongoing education and training sessions regarding respiratory patient care.
* Assist with patient scheduling as needed.
* Performs other duties as required.
Minimum Required Qualifications
* Must be 21 years of age
* Meets company minimum standard of Background Check
Education and/or Experience
* Graduate of an accredited program for respiratory therapy is required
* Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations
* Must possess a valid and current driver's license and auto insurance per Apria policy. May be required to drive personal vehicle for patient home visits.
* Registration or certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Does not include RN or LPN clinicians.
* Hold a current RCP license in the state of practice (or states that the location covers) if that state requires an RCP license to allow the practice of respiratory therapy.
* Hold a current CPR Certification.
* Hold all applicable licensure in good standing for all states of practice.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
* Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
* Ability to multi-task effectively.
* Ability to communicate effectively in person, on the phone and electronically
* Successful completion of Apria's respiratory therapy orientation and competency evaluation program.
* Ability to use electronic hand held device
* Microsoft Office programs
* Basic printing/faxing/scanning
* English (reading, writing, verbal)
Education and/or Experience
* At least one year related experience is preferred.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
* Bilingual (reading, writing, verbal)
PHYSICAL DEMANDSWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear. The employee uses computer and telephone equipment. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision. Must be able to travel by plane and automobile (if applicable). Possible lifting of equipment up to 50 lbs.
WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* The employee is required to safely operate a motor vehicle during the day and night and in a wide range of weather and traffic conditions.
* The noise level in the work environment is varies based on the locations or activities proximate to which can range from low to high.
* There is moderate exposure to dust, fume, mists and odors.
* Temperature ranges from normal indoor climate-controlled environment in buildings or vehicles and various outdoor conditions and temperature extremes encountered throughout the year in a variety of US states.
* General lighting is generally provided via florescent lighting indoors, and natural lighting outdoors, and low light conditions consistent with outdoor and/or night working environment.
* During off site travel events the employee may be exposed to higher noise levels requiring the use of hearing protection, with moderate potential exposure to moderate dust, chemicals, fumes and odors, as well as cryogenic and cleaning agents.
* During off site travel events the employee may be required to ride in company delivery vehicles and accompany employees on deliveries and enter into patient homes.
* May be required to receive vaccinations and participate in medical assessments and testing consistent with the work environment or patients exposed to.
* Will be required to wear various personal protective equipment consistent with the hazards encountered in this role.
* Will be required to use hand tools for assembly and repair, material handling equipment, cutting, carrying devices, cleanup kits or equipment.
* May be required to work with cryogenic fluids requiring special precautions and PPE.
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and VetApria Healthcare