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Respiratory Therapy Sleep Therapist Sleep Care KMH

Location: Kenmore, NY, United States
Date Posted: Jun 24, 2020

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Job Description

Facility: Kenmore Mercy Hospital

Status: Per Diem

Work Schedule: Nights

Bargaining Unit: CWA Local 1133

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Hours: 6:30 pm-6:30 am

Shift: Shift 3:

FTE: 0.100000:



Summary:


Performs prescribed procedures of respiratory care and the sleep laboratory under the direction of a physician in accordance with established policies, practices and standards.

Responsibilities:

EDUCATION
  • Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy.
  • Must possess valid New York State Respiratory Therapist license to practice Respiratory Therapy.
  • Must possess Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential.
  • Must possess Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (R.PSG.T.) credential or complete the AASM A-step self-study modules within 18 months of hire.
  • BLS/CPR certification required within three months of hire.

EXPERIENCE
  • Pre-Hire Experience: Three (3) years of previous respiratory and/ or sleep clinical experience preferred, however new graduates with a license to practice Respiratory Therapy will be considered.
  • Post-Hire Experience: Orientation and training to the essential functions of the position is expected to be completed during the introduction period.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
  • Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must possess the ability to assess/interpret patient data and draw appropriate conclusions.

WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Frequent exposure to infectious diseases/blood and body fluids.
  • Works with a variety of medical gases.
  • May require variable work schedules to maintain a 24/7 operation, including overnight shifts and weekend/holiday work time. Responsible to carry/respond to a pager when on duty.


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