Respiratory Therapist 8/13/2016
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Per diem for Multiple locations
7p-7a and 7a-7p including weekends as needed
Responsible for the treatment, care, and management of patients with deficiencies and/or abnormalities of the cardio-respiratory system. Acts as clinical resource in all areas of patient care and, further, contributes to the overall quality of patient care.
Performs assessment of patients and develops their respiratory plan of care.
Administers treatments/medications as prescribed by the physician.
Demonstrates competency in all aspects of invasive and non-invasive ventilator care.
Demonstrates competency in all aspects of the Blood Gas Laboratory.
Teaches and reinforces education on disease process, treatment, and wellness to patient and/or family and the community at large.
Set-up, operate, and maintain medical gas and airway humidification systems .
Demonstrates the knowledge and ability to interact/interface with varying computer information management systems in order to document patient care related activities.
NOTE: Consistent accuracy of above workload distribution highly variable as described. Position Responsibilities must include adaptability to meet the daily conditions of service demand.
Position Qualifications Required
Graduate of an AMA approved program of study in Respiratory Care with an Associates Degree
Registered or Registry Eligible as a Respiratory Therapist as determined by the National Board for Respiratory Care. BLS credential. Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the New Jersey State Board of Respiratory Care.
Virtua is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, national origin or any other category protected by federal or state law