Respiratory Therapist (Pediatrics)

PSC Point Pleasant Three Bridges , NJ 08887

Posted 2 months ago

Join Our Team: If making a difference in someone's life is important to you, join our team today! Make a difference in the lives of incredible children. Join our team today! Overview:

We are seeking part-time, Respiratory Therapist to provide quality care for clinically complex pediatric residents in home like atmosphere!

This opening is for someone who is able to work weekly , Wednesday overnights. The shift hours are 6:45PM-715PM. This is a great position for someone looking for extra hours that are consistent each week, while being able to obtain part-time benefits such as PTO, health benefits, etc.

Responsibilities:

Day-to-Day tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain critical airways, respiratory modalities, maintain and troubleshoot ventilators

  • Screen and provide an in-depth evaluation of the needs of ventilator & respiratory clients

  • Identify problems and develop a complete plan of care according to facility/unit policy and federal/state regulations

  • Initiate ventilator weaning protocol and/or respiratory rehabilitation in accordance with the physician's orders; maintain required contact with physician

  • Maintain written records, evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries of residents receiving respiratory treatment and monitoring according to state, federal, and facility policies

  • Confer with personnel of other departments and provide required training to meet special needs of residents

Qualifications:

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited school

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Certified or Registered Respiratory Therapist in Pennsylvania

  • Previous experience with ventilator dependent residents

  • Working knowledge of the needs of the pediatric and chronically ill requiring long term care, supervision, organizational behavior and structure, and communication systems

Company Details: Established in 1993, Pediatric Specialty Care has been successfully caring for medically fragile and technology dependent children. We provide a home-like environment where state-of-the-art technology combines with stimulating, age-appropriate living. We are devoted to all aspects of an individual's needs: complex medical, psychological, educational, and spiritual. Our goal is to enable children with special needs to realize their fullest potential in a nurturing and supportive environment. Employee Perks!: Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility, Friendly and supportive staff, Picturesque, 30-acre wooded campus, Truly make a difference in our residents' lives while providing top notch care EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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Respiratory Therapist (Pediatrics)

PSC Point Pleasant