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Respiratory Therapist
Ref No.: 17-12608
Location: Elmira, New York
1. General job duties. Types of procedures required.
Provide respiratory care services in accordance with physician orders, departmental protocols and policies and procedures under the supervision of the charge therapist. Medication delivery (nebulizer, inhaler), blood gas collections and analysis, mechanical ventilation initiation and management.

2. Equipment utilized in the unit/dept. (Is there computerized charting, medication systems, etc.
Quadramed

3. Required skills and minimum years of experience.
One year experience as a Respiratory Therapist preferred.

4. Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required. (ARRT, CRT, BLS, ACLS, etc)
Licensed as a Respiratory Therapist by the State of New York; BLS & ACLS

5. Shift or schedule requirements. (Will the employee ever work alone? Is call required? If so, how often? Are weekends required?)
Will not work alone. No call; every other weekend.

6. Floating to other units/departments. (If so, to which units/departments?)
No floating

7. Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept.
Approx. 250

8. Nurse to patient ratio of this unit. (nursing only)
N/A

9. Dress Code:
Scrubs

10. Tell us about the unit/department specific training and orientation program.
Will be assigned a staff member to precept.