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Respiratory Therapist

Company: St. Joseph's Health
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Employment Type:Part timeShift:Rotating ShiftDescription:Per DiemSpecializes in the application of scientific knowledge and theory to practical clinical problems of respiratory care. Assumes primary clinical responsibility for all respiratory care modalities specific to his or her clinical area, including responsibility involved in supervision of Respiratory Therapy Technicians and students enrolled in respiratory care programs. The Respiratory Therapist may be required to exercise considerable independent clinical judgement in the respiratory care of patients under the direct or indirect supervision of a physician.EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE: Graduation from a CoARC accredited program in respiratory care with an Associates Degree required. Bachelor's Degree desirable. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) required and licensed by the State of New York or practicing under limited permit as a Respiratory Therapist.Licensed Respiratory Therapists who do not hold the RRT credential may also be considered for employment in this category. Salary will be reduced by 5% for these individuals until such time as they may achieve the RRT credential.Graduate therapists who hold a permit to practice as a Respiratory Therapist will also be hired into this category, with a 5% reduction in salary until the RRT credential and therapist license are obtained.Participates in orientation as well as continuing education as mandated by the State of New York and updates and maintains knowledge and skills related to specific areas of practice expertise. Completes population specific competency annually on populations served as identified in scope of care and service.SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, SKILLS OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS: BLS/CPR Certification within orientation periodWORK ENVIRONMENT AND HAZARDS: Clinical Setting. Exposure class I. Routine or potential exposure to blood, body fluids, excretions or secretionsPHYSICAL DEMANDS: Medium work: standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing and pullingMISSION STATEMENT:We, St Josephs Health and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.VISION:To be world-renowned for passionate patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes.CORE VALUES:In the spirit of good Stewardship, we heal by practicing Justice in fostering right relationships to promote common good, Reverence in honoring the dignity of every person, Excellence in expecting the best of ourselves and others; Integrity in being faithful to who we say we are.Pay Range: $34.05 - $51.10Pay is based on experience, skills, and education. Exempt positions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will be paid within the base salary equivalent of the stated hourly rates. The pay range may also vary within the stated range based on location.Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by Jobble

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