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Respiratory Therapist

Lancaster, NH 03584

Job ID: KMC518184 Job Type: Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Therapist job opening in New Hampshire!

 -This is a full time and permanent position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package!

 

Schedule:
Full-time , Day Shift. Will work three 12 hour shifts per week (set schedule, with a fair rotation of call)
 

Job Details:
- CPR Required
- 1-2 yrs experience preferred

  • Position Summary

    • The Respiratory Care Practitioner is a professional who is able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide respiratory care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the departmental policies and procedures.

  • Qualifications

    • Graduate from an approved/accredited Program of Respiratory Care.

    • Current New Hampshire License/Registration.

    • Participation in continuing education program.

    • Knowledge of new trends and techniques for respiratory care.

    • Maintains BLS certification.

    • Certified or eligible for certification by National Board of Respiratory Care.

    • ACLS certified required.

  • Essential Functions of the Job

    • Required skills and competencies. Has competency checklist been completed with all competencies met (i.e. job skills / knowledge, equipment knowledge, annual certifications)?
    • Explains purpose and procedure of treatments, tests and equipment to the patient. Performs patient assessment and monitoring:
    • Conducts physician prescribed treatments of a routine nature operating IPPB equipment, various oxygen devices, ultrasonic nebulizer, aerosol and humidity therapy, incentive spirometry, etc.
    • Performs chest physical therapy.
    • Performs arterial puncture; draws from a-lines, operates blood gas analyzer.
    • Sets up, operates, and monitors ventilators.
    • Responsible for airway management during cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
    • Performs pulmonary function testing.
    • Records all pertinent information of treatments, and patient response to treatments, on respiratory care records and patient chart.
    • Reports therapy to be conducted and condition of patients to relief personnel.
    • Processes respiratory therapy equipment - cleaning, disinfecting, bringing to central sterile as required.
    • Cardiac and Hemodynamic Monitoring: twelve lead EKG testing.
    • Makes regular rounds, checking patients oxygen equipment, and supply areas on a timely basis.
    • Maintains department in a clean, neat and orderly fashion; maintains a safe, clean environment for patients and staff.
    • Manages time effectively to ensure that deadlines are met and that personal priorities support organizational objectives.
    • Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

 For more details please submit your resume for review!

 

JOB# KC3523123

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Kristin Campbell
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Hello! Thanks for checking out my job openings. I specialize in recruiting and placing healthcare professionals into full time permanent positions nationwide. I work with top hospitals/clients on Physician, Advanced Level Practitioners, Therapy, Nurses, Nurse Leadership, Laboratory, and other Allied Health Recruitment. I look forward to placing you into a long term satisfying career!

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