Respiratory Therapist KMH

    Catholic Health System
    Kenmore, NY
    Full-time

    Job Description

    Job Description

    Facility: Kenmore Mercy Hospital

    Status: Full Time

    Work Schedule: Nights with Weekend and Holiday Rotation

    Bargaining Unit: CWA Local 1133

    Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

    Hours: 6p-6a

    Shift: Shift 3:

    FTE: 0.920000:

    Summary:


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

    Responsibilities:

    EDUCATION
    • Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy preferred.
    • Must possess valid New York State Respiratory Therapist license to practice Respiratory Therapy.
    • Should possess Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential.
    • May work with a limited Respiratory Therapist permit under the direct supervision of a supervising licensed physician or Respiratory Therapist, as outlined in Title VIII Education Law Article 164 section 8506.
    • BLS/CPR certification required within three months of hire.
    EXPERIENCE
    • Pre-Hire Experience: One (1) year of previous clinical experience preferred, however new graduates with a limited Respiratory Therapist permit 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.
    Posting ID: 552784891Posted: 2020-05-21