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Reg Respiratory Therapist

at HealthQuest

Posted: 9/20/2019
Job Reference #: 17529
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  • Job LocationUS-NY-Poughkeepsie
    Posted Date3 months ago(7/18/2019 3:54 PM)
    Requisition #
    24287
    Type
    Per Diem
    Primary Shift
    Night
    Hours Per Week
    0.00
  • Overview

    Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.

    Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.

    Responsibilities

    Sets up, operates and evaluates all types of routine and advanced life support equipment to be utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and/or illness for patients of a specific group of neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patients as directed by the physician and in accordance with established department policies and procedures under the supervision of the Director of Cardio-Respiratory Care Services and/or the Respiratory Care Manager, Supervisor and/or Clinical Coordinator. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to the age of the patient served on the nursing unit or by patient care departments.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate from AMA approved School of Respiratory Care
    • New York State Respiratory Therapy license
    • BLS Certification
    • RRT Certification
    • One (1) year clinical experience in all aspects of Respiratory Care
    • Critical Care and NICU experience preferred

    Per Diem Nights