Roswell Park offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties:
The Respiratory Therapist performs patient assessment to determine the appropriateness of therapy, maintains, delivers, monitors and sets up equipment and aerosolized medications, and administers respiratory treatment for inpatients and outpatients as ordered by the physician. The Respiratory Therapist charts treatment, response and progress as required, accompanies all ventilator dependent patients during transport to and from testing and treatment sites within the Institute, and provides inservice training to Institute staff, physicians, nurses, patients, patient families, and other individuals as required on the use, maintenance, and monitoring of ventilation equipment. They also provide for proper cleaning and sterilization of all respiratory therapy equipment to ensure safe patient care, respond to Code 5 (emergency) calls, and performs other duties as assigned or requested.
Applicants must have a License to practice as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in the State of New York. they must also have a Bachelor’s degree with graduation from an American Medical Association (AMA) approved Respiratory Therapy Program and the equivalent of one year of full-time experience in respiratory therapy or a related healthcare field; or an Associate’s degree with graduation from an American Medical Association (AMA) approved Respiratory Therapy Program and the equivalent of three years of full-time experience in respiratory therapy or a related healthcare field; or a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma and the equivalent of five years of full-time experience in respiratory therapy or a related healthcare field. The preferred candidate will have their license to provide Pulmonary Function Testing (CPFT).
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Interested applicants may apply by uploading a cover letter and resume below in Microsoft Word or PDF format.