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Practitioner Respiratory Care MSMH

Location: Lewiston, NY, United States
Date Posted: Jan 15, 2021

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Job Description

Facility: Mount St. Mary's Hospital

Shift: Shift 3

Status: Full Time FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: SEIU Local 1199

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Hours: 8pm-9am with rotation to 9am-10pm, 7am-8pm. Weekend, holiday and call rotation

Summary:

Provides cardiopulmonary respiratory therapy to the inpatient and outpatient populations as ordered by a physician, according to established standards and practices.

Responsibilities:

EDUCATION
  • Either: (1) Associates Degree with Certification in Respiratory Therapy or (2) Graduated from High School or equivalent, and has completed an approved one (1) year certificate program in Respiratory Therapy Technology or a Respiratory program determined by the Department to be equivalent and at least five (5) years of experience required
  • Licensed New York State Respiratory Therapy Technician required
  • BLS within (2) two months of employment

EXPERIENCE
  • Three (3) months of experience as a license eligible Respiratory Therapy Technician required
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in an acute care setting is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
  • Answer telephones
  • Maintain logs
  • Maintain patient charts
  • Proofread documents
  • Research information
  • Schedule appointments
  • Adding Machine
  • Calculator
  • Diagnostic equipment
  • Fax
  • Photocopier

WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases
  • Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases
  • Exposed to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes
  • Occasionally exposed to radiation hazards
  • May be exposed to toxic chemicals
  • Subject to hazards of flammable, explosive gases
  • Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements
  • Handles emergency or crisis situations
  • Occasionally subjected to irregular hours
  • May make home visits
  • Required Protective Equipment
    • Eye Protection
    • Face Protection
    • Gown
    • Lab Coat or Apron
    • Mask
    • Non-Sterile Medical Gloves
    • Sterile Medical Gloves


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