Respiratory Therapist- Part Time/Night Shift

Northwell Health New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Administers respiratory therapy as prescribed by a physician for the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease/illness. Prepares, operates and maintains respiratory equipment. Guides and assists new Respiratory Therapy employees

Responsibilities Include:

1.Initiates, monitors and adjusts patients therapy based on physicians' orders and established guidelines for mechanical ventilation techniques.

2.Monitors and administers a multitude of oxygen and breathing devices to patients including, but not limited to, cannulas, croupettes, face masks, humidifiers, incentive spirometers, Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing (IPPB), oxygen venti masks, nebulizers and ultrasonic nebulizers.

3.Identifies contraindications and patient responses to treatment. Records treatment and patient response in patient's medical chart.

4.Transports medical gases to patient floors and specialty areas and sets up appropriate gauge or regulator fro tank to function, as needed.

5.Ensures proper functioning and appropriate utilization of Respiratory Therapy equipment in use by patients.

6.Responds to emergency calls. Takes responsibility for proper resuscitation of patients. Assists with cardiac massage, intubation and extubation, as needed.

7.Ensures proper restocking of emergency supplies immediately following codes to ensure sufficient supply.

8.Accompanies transport team on inter-hospital transports with patients, as directed, and performs ventilatory assistance.

9.Performs nasal and tracheal suctioning as required. Monitors and records PaO2 in infants on transcutaneous oxygen monitors.



  1. Performs basic pulmonary function measurements and studies (ventilator studies, weaning criteria and related diagnostic studies).

  2. Assists in disassembling, cleaning, disinfecting, reassembling and storing of equipment. Performs routine preventive maintenance activities and/or minor equipment repairs following instructions.

  3. Records daily usage of all Respiratory Therapy equipment for department records.

  4. Provides guidance and assistance to new Respiratory Therapy employees and students.

  5. Creates individual schedule for daily workload as assigned by supervisor. Reviews and records the condition of patients receiving therapy and reports to supervisor and/or relief personnel.

  6. Performs related duties, as required.


Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Successful completion of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program, required.

  • Licensed as Respiratory Therapist in the State of New York, required.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Material Handler Full Time Night Shift

Mckesson Corporation

Posted 3 days ago

VIEW JOBS 3/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-06-25T00:00 Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career as a Full-Time Warehouse Worker! McKesson Pharma supplies pharmaceuticals and pharma supplies to hospitals, pharmacies, physicians' offices, home care agencies, long-term care facilities and surgical centers. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all. Copy and paste this link into your browser to watch a video to learn more about working for McKesson! https://bcove.video/2oIhCmS Current Need: Our Distribution Center is looking for a dynamic and motivated warehouse associate to join our team. This is a fantastic chance to work for a company that has the rare mix of being a fun, yet high-paced and professional work environment. We currently have the following shift available to add to our team: Full Time - Night Position: * Sunday 5:00pm to 1:30am or until work is completed * Monday 6:00pm to 2:30am or until work is completed * Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 6:30pm to 3:00am or until work is completed Position Description: The Material Handler job will involve: * Performing the physical tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing, and distributing of products, materials, parts, supplies and equipment * Unpacks and checks goods received against purchase orders or invoices * Maintains records of received goods, rejecting unsatisfactory items where necessary * Pulls and fills orders * Working with RF Scanning equipment to maintain records of merchandise shipped, as well as examine, stock and distribute materials in inventory and on manufacturing lines * Posts weights and shipping charges and prepares goods for final shipment * May prepare kitting packages for assembly production. * May use power equipment including, but not limited to forklift, hand tools, and other devices operated in a warehouse environment while maintaining the highest level of productivity and accuracy * Standing and engaging in repetitive movement throughout the entire shift * Extensive walking and mandatory overtime as needed is required * Passion around working for a leading healthcare distribution company focused on distributing pharmaceuticals to more than 40,000 customers ranging from retail chains, independent retail pharmacies, hospitals, health systems, and other healthcare facilities If you like the sound of these job tasks and perks, then starting your career as a Material Handler is right for you! * Keep Your Edge - Stay mentally sharp throughout your shift pulling and picking orders as you strategically get the job done * Enjoy excellent benefits including 16 PTO days to all eligible employees, along with paid Holidays * Customized medical, dental and vision packages are created to fit you and your family's needs * Stay Fit - Get your workout in as you bend, twist, lift up to 50lbs, and walk extensive miles per shift - Employees that participate in our Wellness program can receive Health discounts! * Work Hard, Play Hard - That's right! Your performance will help you earn financial incentive on top of your regular pay * Take advantage of on the job training to operate power equipment including forklift, hand tools, and other devices * Most of our Distribution Centers are climate controlled and utilize state of the art systems & equipment * Stay comfortable while working in a fast-paced team oriented environment! Minimum Requirements: * 1+ years' experience Critical Skills: * Working knowledge of Material Handling issues * Work experience in a face-paced, distribution or warehouse environment or stock room strongly preferred; picking/packing, sorting, loading/unloading, scanning, or various other warehouse functions * The ability to work the hours listed above, in addition to overtime. * Overtime in most Distribution Centers is mandatory and typically occurs M-W due to our real-time commitments to our customers * Strong reading, addition and subtraction skills needed to manage order specific documentation Education: * HS Diploma or Equivalent Physical Requirements: * Ability to lift 20 to 50lbs repetitively throughout the course of a shift without assistance (weight varies based on product) * Must be able to bend, sit, stand, twist, stoop for long periods of time * Able to walk up to 10 miles throughout the course of a shift (steps vary per shift) * Working with RF scanning equipment Career Level - IC-Operations Support-O2 McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history. McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to McKessonTalentAquisition@McKesson.com . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted. Current employees must apply through the internal career site. Join us at McKesson! Mckesson Corporation New York NY

Respiratory Therapist- Part Time/Night Shift

Northwell Health