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Job Title: Adv Resp Care Practitioner

Company: MidHudson Regional Hospital

City/State: Poughkeepsie, NY

Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical

Department: Respiratory Therapy

Position: Full Time

Hours: All

Shift: Night - 12 hour shift

Req #: 27973

Job Details:

Summary:

The Advanced Respiratory Care Practioner, administers all Respiratory Care therapeutic and diagnostic modalities in all patient care areas, demonstrates knowledge and skill necessary to provide all Respiratory Care modalities. Initiates and maintains all patients on continuous mechanical ventilation, performs equipment and calibration maintenance, and serves as a clinical resource to all members of the health care team.

Experience:

Minimum of twelve months clinical experience. Education and Training: Graduate of an A.M.A approved program for Respiratory Care (N.B.R.C.). Associate Degree of Applied Science, or higher, in Respiratory Care required. License, Certification and Registration: Registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care (N.B.R.C.). Certified in BLS.Appropriate federal, state and local licensing requirements. Other requirements: Demonstrated ability to effectively function as a health care team member. Demonstrated skills necessary to perform teaching and leadership duties. Demonstrated effective communication skills.

About Us:

MidHudson Regional Hospital

MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY, is home to the mid-Hudson Valley’s most advanced healthcare services. This 243-bed facility cares for more than 10,000 inpatients annually while performing an additional 325,000 outpatient procedures each year. MidHudson Regional Hospital operates the area’s only Level II trauma center, is home to the Redl Center for Cancer Care and Center for Robotic Surgery, and is a destination hospital for patients with serious illnesses and injuries.