University of Rochester Respiratory Therapist in Rochester, New York

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Full Time 36 hours Grade 093 SMH Pediatrics

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Performs inpatient and outpatient Pulmonary Function tests and provides general technical support in respiratory care. Participates in in-house instruction pertinent to Respiratory Therapy; ensures technical accuracy of analyses; performs all respiratory therapy duties as required. May offer pulmonary function testing and spacer teaching to community providers. Instructs patients and families in nebulizer and inhaler use (with or without spacer).

Required Competencies: Demonstrates proficiency in performing and analyzing pulmonary function testing, oximetry and capnography. Demonstrates working knowledge of home care ventilators, bipap/cpap machines, suction equipment, and apnea monitors, Cough Assist and VEST therapy.

Qualifications:

Registration in Respiratory Therapy plus 2-3 years related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. NYS registration as a Respiratory Therapist required. Graduate of a two-year AMA-accredited Respiratory Therapy program and is registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care (or meets NBRC requirements for registry) required. Must be familiar with eRecord and Microsoft Office Package. Must have reliable/efficient transportation for local/regional travel as needed.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Respiratory Therapist

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 210171

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time