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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Capital Health
Location: Trenton
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:


Position #: 8755

  • Administers basic to advanced respiratory care therapeutics and diagnostic services.


  • Establishes and manages basic and complex forms of mechanical ventilation (e.g., HFO, NPPV, PRVC, transport) with high proficiency and minimal supervision.
  • Performs weaning mechanics as ordered with high proficiency in greater than 90% of the ventilator patients. Develops or refines the ventilator care plan on a daily basis.
  • Collects specimens, performs basic and more complex diagnostic testing (e.g. blood gas, specimens, and sputums), and validates the quality of the results.
  • Interprets diagnostic and monitoring data. Integrates routinely patient diagnostic data, response-to-therapy, and physiologic profile to create a plan-of-care.
  • Administers basic and advanced respiratory therapeutic interventions (e.g., heliox, nitric oxide, CNB Chest Wall Oscillation).
  • Provides educational training to patient and/or family members.


  • Associate's Degree from an AMA accredited respiratory therapy/therapist program.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Two years of clinical experience preferred.
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • BLS required
  • Frequent physical demands include: Standing , Walking Occasional physical demands include: Sitting , Climbing (e.g., stairs or ladders) , Carry objects , Push/Pull , Twisting , Bending , Reaching forward , Reaching overhead , Squat/kneel/crawl , Wrist position deviation , Pinching/fine motor activities , Keyboard use/repetitive motion Continuous physical demands include: Lifting Floor to Waist 35 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above 10 lbs.

Keywords: Capital Health, Trenton , Respiratory Therapist, Other , Trenton, New Jersey

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