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Practitioner Respiratory Care MSMH

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Location: Lewiston, NY, United States

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Job Description

Facility: Mount St. Mary's Hospital

Shift: Shift 1

Status: Part Time w/Benefits FTE: 0.666666

Bargaining Unit: SEIU Local 1199

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Days with Rotation to Nights Weekend and Holiday Rotation

Hours:
6am-7pm, 8am-9pm with rotation to nights, 6:30p-7:30am, call, weekend, and holiday 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 require, New York State Respiratory Therapist license preferred
  • BLS within (2) two months of employment

EXPERIENCE
  • Three (3) months of experience as a license eligible Respiratory Therapy Technician preferred
  • 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

VACCINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Effective January 1st 2022, you must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of your vaccination status as part of your new employee pre-boarding. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement may be granted for medical reasons.
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