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Respiratory Therapist

Facility: Mercy Medical Center Location: Rockville Centre, NY Department: Respiratory Category: Allied Health / Clinical Professional Schedule: Shift: Varied hours ReqNum: 6027153

Respiratory Therapist-RRT
Respiratory Therapy - Temporary/Per Diem

**Must be able to work Various Days, Nights Weekends **
Rockville Centre, NY

Explore a career with Mercy Medical Center, a 375-bed not-for-profit hospital and member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island that has been serving the healthcare needs for the residents of Nassau County and its surrounding areas since 1913. Ranked among the top hospitals in New York State, Mercy offers a NYS designated Stroke Center, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and has received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center the only hospital in the region and one of only two in NY State to receive this prestigious award.

Responsibilities include:

Administer advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and provide mechanical ventilation for adults, children and infants

Use invasive and noninvasive technology to assist with the diagnosis and treatment of cardiopulmonary disorders

Sample (arterial puncture) and analyze arterial blood gas Sample (arterial puncture) and analyze arterial blood gases

Inspect, operate, maintain and calibrate respiratory equipment (oxygen equipment, Cpap, ventilators, and blood gas analyzers) and other life support systems.

Maintain Intubation competency-( 5 per year)

Maintain Intubation competency-( 5 per year)

Insertion of radial arterial catheters (5 per year)

Pt. Assessment /Administration of Medication via Nebulizer

Follow weaning protocols in Critical Care areas.

Maintain 10 CEU's / year or 30 per NYS renewal

Obtain the next credential, if qualified.

Qualifications include:

Education: Must have a minimum of an Associates Degree in Respiratory Care.

Experience preferred in Respiratory Care. Must demonstrate knowledge of all Respiratory Care equipment in terms of applications, limitations, troubleshooting, and alternative course of actions. Must possess a broad scope of knowledge in the pathology of disease with focus on cardiopulmonary pathophysiology and respiratory care treatment of disease states.

Licensure: Must possess a current valid NYS license as a Respiratory Therapy Therapist. Must be currently active and registered with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). BLS certification required.


A Member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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