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Northwell Health Respiratory Therapist in Manhasset, New York

Req Number 70063

Job Description

Job Description

Provides respiratory therapy as prescribed by a Physician. Prepares, operates and maintains respiratory care equipment.

Job Responsibility

  • Ensures accurate and complete Physician prescription.

  • Compares prescription requests with medical record order form and ensures information is complete.

  • Clarifies any discrepancies with Physician and provides patient/significant other with respiratory education.

  • Provides prescribed respiratory therapy.

  • Performs vital capacity, inspiratory force and peak flow measurements; administers various oxygen concentrations, aerosol medication devices and mechanical ventilators; monitors oxygen supported ambulation; performs chest physical therapy (cupping and coughing); provides nasotracheal or artificial airway suctioning.

  • Performs intubation and arterial blood gas puncture and delivers for analysis; documents all activities and patient outcomes/responses per policy and procedure.

  • Maintains mechanical ventilators and respiratory therapy equipment.

  • Tests ventilators for functioning of monitors, oxygen blenders, alarms and leaks.

  • Conducts quick extended and/or short self-test on ventilators.

  • Remedies all leaks and replaces defective equipment; troubleshoots mechanical problems by performing minor repairs and calibrations.

  • Reports major equipment problems to management.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • Associate's Degree required, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

  • Current License to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in New York State, and Current Respiratory Therapist (NBRC) Certification in New York State required, plus specialized certifications as needed.

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience, required.

  • BLS and ACLS required

*Additional Salary Detail

The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

The salary range for this position is $75,020-$126,250/year

It is Northwell Health’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all applicants and employees equally regardless of their age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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