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Job Title: Respiratory Therapist

Company: Bon Secours Community Hospital

City/State: Port Jervis, NY

Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical

Department: Respiratory Services

Position: Full Time

Hours: 7p-7:30a

Shift: Nights

Req #: 1205

Job Details:

The Respiratory Therapist provides age-appropriate respiratory care, operates and maintains respiratory therapy equipment, performs diagnostic procedures, and administers treatments to patients in accordance with established clinical procedures, safety precautions, infection control practices and regulatory requirements. In addition, this position may provide training on respiratory techniques to hospital staff and students. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Administers age appropriate respiratory care in accordance with established procedures, safety precautions, and regulatory requirements including, but not limited to age appropriate needs as follows: o Neonates – oxygen hood o Infants – croup tents aerosol RX o Adult – all services o Geriatrics – special attention to fragility of bones and hearing deficits 
  • Conducts routine equipment rounds to ensure proper working order and operation of specialized equipment. 
  • Replaces, cleans and stores department equipment as needed. 
  • Responds to emergency codes, Rapid Response and pages for cardiopulmonary assistance. 
  • Performs diagnostic procedures according to standard orders and physician’s requests. 
  • Annotates patient medical records, and completes required department paperwork in accordance with established procedures and regulatory requirements. 
  • Reviews and monitors therapy and treatment administered to patients to ensure adherence to physician’s instructions. · Consults with physicians, nurses and other hospital staff on respiratory cases requiring therapy. 
  • Maintains an adequate supply of oxygen and other gases. 
  • Participates in the instruction of students, nurses, and other hospital staff in therapeutic techniques. 
  • Attends in- service and continuing education programs. 
  • Participates in performance improvement activities. 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: 

Prior experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in a hospital setting preferred. A New York State Registered Respiratory Therapist License issued by New York State Department of Education required; current BLS certification required.

EDUCATION: 

Completion of an accredited two year Respiratory Therapy Program. 

OTHER: 

The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials.

    About Us:

    Bon Secours Community Hospital

    For nearly a century, Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY, has served the residents of western Orange County, NY, Pike County, PA, and northern Sussex County, NJ, as the area’s premier healthcare provider. The hospital serves its community with 122 beds for acute care and medical-surgical services, a 24-hour emergency department, long-term care and rehabilitation, a dedicated bariatric surgery unit, behavioral health, and outpatient services.

    Due to a recent upgrade in our online applicant tracking system, anyone who has previously applied for a position with Bon Secours Community Hospital will be required to reapply.

    With this recent upgrade to our system, all previous applications are no longer accessible by the WMCHealth Recruitment Team. We apologize for the inconvenience, and we appreciate your understanding during our efforts to upgrade our systems to be able to provide a better candidate experience.