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Respiratory Therapist Registered

Company: Jersey City Medical Center
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Job Overview:The Respiratory Therapist will provide respiratory care services to patients in all areas of the hospital. The Respiratory Therapist will also maintain and monitor mechanical ventilation, provide emergency airway management as ordered and perform arterial/capillary pH blood gas sampling and analysis. Qualifications:Required:

  • Graduate of a National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) School for Respiratory care
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care as described in the scope of services for Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Ability to follow directions accurately, organize and accomplish work as assigned
  • Good communication skills to work collaboratively with patients, visitors and Medical team
  • Computer skill EPIC EMRPreferred:
    • Two to three years of Adult critical care, neonatal/pediatric experience preferred. Certifications and Licenses Required:
      • Registered (RRT) or Registry Eligible (CRT) Respiratory Therapist as defined by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
      • Active New Jersey State License to practice Respiratory Therapy
      • BLS certification required (American Heart Association)Scheduling Requirements:
        • 3:00 pm 11:00 pm
        • Alternating Weekends
        • One Major Summer Holiday and One Major Winter Holiday required
        • Full TimeEssential Functions:
          • The Respiratory Therapist will evaluate and recommend changes in therapy according to the policy and procedure and will consult with Physician and nurses to achieve best practice for maximum therapeutic benefit for patients.
          • The position acts as a clinical resource person to nursing staff and ancillary personnel to provide appropriate care within guidelines of established standards of care.
          • Performs other duties assigned by manger and supervisor for the timely operation of the department. Pay Range:$ 39.86 minimum to $51.14 maximum Hourly RateLet us shape the future of healthcare, together. Our competitive base rates offered will be dependent upon your relevant experience, education, and skills. In addition to base salary, we offer excellent benefits creating a competitive total rewards package to include health and welfare benefits, tuition reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee assistance programs and many opportunities for professional and personal growth. Choosing RWJBarnabas Health!RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health.RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.

Keywords: Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City , Respiratory Therapist Registered, Healthcare , Jersey City, New Jersey

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