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Respiratory Care Practitioner

Company: Hunterdon Healthcare System
Location: Flemington
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

** $10,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE **Hunterdon Healthcare is proud to be Certified--- by Great Place to Work -.Hunterdon Medical Center, in Flemington, NJ, treats over 8,000 inpatients annually, with nearly 30,000 Emergency Department visits and over 590,000 outpatient visits per year. The 178-bed teaching hospital provides a full range of preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic inpatient and outpatient hospital and community health services. Hunterdon County has been ranked as one of the best places to raise a family and noted for the top-notch school system.Hunterdon Healthcare offers a family like work environment, competitive salary and benefits and opportunities for personal growth and development. The organization has a long-standing commitment to excellence, consistently striving to be a national model for community health care.
Position Summary:The Respiratory Care Practitioner possesses sufficient training and experience to perform independent professional respiratory care diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, clinical evaluations of care including the establishment of therapeutic objectives and the review of care. Supports the mission, philosophy and objectives of Hunterdon Medical Center.
Primary Position Responsibilities:1. Facilitates and coordinates duties relating to respiratory care.
2. Documentation and charging of patient care
3. Maintains Professional Development
4. Maintains Patient Safety
5. Patient Advocate
6. Perform Pulmonary Function Testing if applicable.
7. Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:Minimum Education -Required: Graduate from a respiratory therapy programPreferred: None

Minimum Years of Experience -Required: Two years of acute care experiencePreferred: None

License, Registry or Certification -Required: New Jersey License in Respiratory and CPR certification. ACLS certification required; if not ACLS certified upon hire, must obtain within two years (Full or Part Time Only)Preferred: PALS Certification for Full and Part Time staffACLS and PALS Certification Per Diem employees

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities -Required: The ability to function independently, computer skills. Use hospital approved equipment including but not limited to bipap/cpap; ventilators; end tidal CO2; high flow oxygen therapy and all other components of respiratory care.Preferred: None

Location: Hunterdon Healthcare System - Respiratory Therapy
Schedule: Full-time, Evenings, Nights & Weekends, Variable days of the week including every other to every 3rd weekend

Keywords: Hunterdon Healthcare System, Trenton , Respiratory Care Practitioner, Healthcare , Flemington, New Jersey

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