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Trinity Health Respiratory Therapist FT Day- St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, New York

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Day Shift

Description:

Respiratory Therapist – St. Peter's Hospital

$5000 Sign-On Bonus!!

If you are looking for a full-time dayRespiratory Therapist position to meet your schedule, this could be your opportunity. Here at St. Peter's Health Partner's, we care for more people in more places.

Position Highlights:

  • Recognized leader: Magnet Hospital in the Capital Region

  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge

  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development

  • Work/Life: Positions and shifts to accommodate all schedules

What you will do:

  • As an RT you will work at assessing, treating and caring for patients of all ages who suffer from pulmonary (breathing) disorders. In addition to analyzing and performing diagnostic testing, respiratory therapists perform relevant exams as well as set up and utilize cardiopulmonary equipment and machines needed to assist or monitor the patients breathing.

Responsibilities:

  • Gather data to be able to accurately assess a patient's current health status

  • Assess the patient according to the patient's physical or age related needs

  • Observe, record and report symptoms, reactions and progress of patients

  • Administer and record prescribed medications, treatments and diagnostic procedures

  • Responsible for airway management including performing endotracheal intubations and extubations, pulmonary hygiene, and tracheostomy care and emergency life support procedures

  • Provides extensive health education to patients and to the general population through community services.

What you will need:

  • Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy

  • Current NY State RT License

    Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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