NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The medical center is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Reg Respiratory Therapist.
In this role, the successful candidate The Respiratory Care Practitioner performs cardiopulmonary evaluation respiratory treatment techniques and provides education to the patient family and public.
Reviews data in-patient record including admission and current R.C. orders, patient history, physical exam, PFT values, ABG results and laboratory data.
Collects and evaluates clinical info by laboratory tests, inspection, palpation and auscultation for full patient assessments and documents.
Educates patients, staff, students and family as necessary, and documents appropriately.
Responds to emergency codes such as: 66 33 RRT traumas etc
Evaluates patient's ventilatory/oxygenation status through invasive and non-invasive monitoring to achieve and maintain adequate status.
Selects, assembles and checks for proper function, operation cleanliness and availability of mechanical ventilators, positive pressure devices, etc.
Follows Department protocols such as weaning protocol patient ventilator, monitoring cuff pressure, etc.
Obtains arterial blood gases and analyzes all blood gas samples as per policy
Performs proficiency testing maintenance procedures on the ABG instruments as per policy.
Maintains all documentation in the ABG lab as per policy.
Conducts prescribed therapeutic procedures to achieve and maintain a patent airway, including maintenance of adequate humidification.
Maintains all necessary licensing certifications and mandatory continuing education.
Performs patient assessment in order to monitor effects of therapy provided, and documents this assessment in the patient chart.
Attends department meetings and in-services as instructed, as well as clinical preceptors when necessary..
Sets up and maintain respiratory equipment as instructed.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Certificate of graduation from a CoArc accreditted Respiratory Therapy program required. Bachelor's preferred. 2 + years clinical experience. NYS Respiratory Therapist license. National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Registry. BLS Certification Required..
Required Licenses: Resp Thrpst License-NYS
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only fi...ve hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.