Respiratory Therapist
Req #: 43710
Part Time 1
Shift: Nights
WMC Pulmonary
United Health Services Hospitals
Johnson City, NY
Weekly hours: 36

Respiratory Therapist

United Health Services is seeking Respiratory Therapists to join our team in Johnson City, NY. This is a Benefits-Eligible position.

Potential for a sign-on bonus of up to $15,000, depending on experience

May qualify for up to $20,000 in tuition forgiveness.

Shift: 7pm-7:30am
Hours per week: minimum 36 hours
Salary Range: $29.60-$44.40/hour

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Join the United Health Services (UHS) Respiratory Therapy team that is leading the region in respiratory care and working for a system that empowers you to practice at the top of your license. Help to lead advancements that will improve the delivery of care. Find limitless potential for personal and professional growth by ensuring RT services rendered are completed in a timely, accurate, and reliable manner. Those served include, inpatients, outpatients, UHS staff and employees, as well as affiliated UHSH community groups as needed.

You will enjoy:

  • State-of-the-art equipment and advanced respiratory service capabilities, such as diagnostic GT-guided bronchoscopy
  • Working within a teaching facility that will allow you to train with respiratory therapists and continue to further your knowledge
  • Ability to help develop and advance patient-driven protocols
  • Opportunities to train, work, or support our teams in our Level III NICU, ICU, or CVICU

At UHS, you will be supported, respected, and empowered to make the right decisions for our patients as part of a comprehensive team that is equally dedicated to patient care.

Respiratory Therapist Key Responsibilities and Expectations

Essential Functions:
Essential functions are those tasks, duties and responsibilities that are performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Administers respiratory therapy procedures as directed by the manager.
  • Performs Aerosol Therapy treatments.
  • Performs CPT/Flutter/PEP Mask therapy (secretion mobilization therapy).
  • Performs IPPB therapy.
  • Performs Incentive Spirometry therapy.
  • Performs M.D.I. therapy.
  • Performs Suctioning procedure.
  • Performs Extubation procedure.
  • Responsible for Oxygen Tank Safety.
  • Performs Oxygen Therapy on all approved devices.
  • Performs Therapist Driven Protocols as directed by policy (includes Patient Assessment).
  • Manages BiPAP-CPAP therapy and alarms.
  • Performs Cough Assist/Vest therapy.
  • Manages High Flow Cannula/Humidifier therapy and alarms.
  • Performs PFT with DLCO diagnostic procedure.
  • Performs Bronchoprovocation diagnostic procedure.
  • Performs Pulmonary Function Screen diagnostic procedure.
  • Performs Fit Testing procedure.
  • Performs Pulse Oximetery procedure.
  • Performs Pulmonary Stress Testing procedure.
  • Performs Bronchoscopy procedure.
  • Performs Adult EKG procedure.
  • Performs Pediatric EKG procedure.
  • Performs Holter Monitor setup.
  • Performs Adult CPR life support.
  • Performs Pediatric CPR life support.
  • Performs Neonatal CPR life support.
  • Manages Mechanical Ventilation.
  • Manages Ventilator Alarms.
  • Performs Arterial Puncture and Analysis for the Blood Gas Laboratory.
  • Manages patient healthcare information system (Soarian/EPIC).
  • Manages medication administration program (MAK).
  • Manages medication dispensing system (McKesson).
  • Cleans and disinfects bronchoscopes in accordance with infection control standards.
  • Verifies physician’s written orders performing pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • Records and reports appropriately the results of all procedures.
  • Performs CPR when necessary after certification.
  • Abides by the department Delivery Standards.
  • Maintains files and bookkeeping records in accordance with department policy.
  • Performs other related duties.
  • Assists in departmental in-service program.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

Education/Experience:

Minimum Required:

Graduation with an associate degree from an accredited School for Respiratory Therapy

Preferred:

One (1) year experience as a Respiratory Therapist

License/Certification:

Minimum Required:

New York State Respiratory Therapy Permit or License

CPR Certification

ACLS within 3 months of hire

Preferred:

Not Applicable

Would you like to learn more? Please follow the link to UHS' Respiratory Therapy career page:

https://www.nyuhscareers.org/RespiratoryTherapy, or feel free to contact the UHS Respiratory Therapy Recruiter, Conrad Romero, at conrad.romero@nyuhs.org

Join us in making a difference in patients' live - and your own.

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Conrad Romero
Recruiter
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While you’re making a difference in the health and well-being of our patients and communities, United Health Services takes care of you. We are proud to be able to offer our employees and providers a comprehensive benefits package that supports their needs today and for the future with a competitive retirement plan; comprehensive health, dental, vision and health savings and spending accounts; wellness programs that empower our employees to stay healthy and balance work and life goals; group life and disability options; and a generous paid time off (PTO) program. On top of that, we invest in you by offering tuition reimbursement and other programs designed to help you grow your career. The majority of these benefits are available to you for working at least 24 hours per week.

These are just a few of the perks and benefits you can expect when you join the United Health Services team. Be sure to ask your recruiter about all the benefits associated with the position you’re applying for.

Why United Health Services?

We are one of the region’s top employers with an excellent reputation for the care we provide. Our pay, benefits and perks are very competitive. We’re compassionate about patients and respectful of each other. We offer you the stability, size, scope and capabilities of big city health systems, but with the trust and familiarity of more personalized care. We’re engaged with our communities. And, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. Discover the difference you can make, here with us, at United Health Services.

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