Registered Resp. Therapist (RRT)
Position Summary: Provides respiratory care services to patients with disorders of the cardiopulmonary system. Under qualified medical direction, performs diagnostic testing, therapeutics, monitoring, and rehabilitation. Participatesin the development of patient’s appropriate plans of care in conjunction with physicians and other members of the health care team. Partakes in research projects, preceptor for students and new orientees; conducts patient and family education activities.
Experience: 1-3 years critical care experience
Education: Graduate of approved Respiratory Program, Completed 62 semester hours of college credit, Bachelors Degree desirable.
Required License / Credentials:New Jersey Respiratory Care Practitioner License, Registered Respiratory Therapist credential by the National Board of Respiratory Care; BLS required, ACLS , PALS, Perinatal / Pediatric Specialty desirable.
Other Required Skills: Strong computer skills ie: Windows, Word, Meditech.
Contact With Others: Contacts with other departments, furnishing or obtaining information or reports , requiring tact and discretion in order to obtain cooperation.
Supervision Given: None
Supervision Received: Works under general supervision in performing routine assignments, referring unusual or more difficult situations to immediate supervisor.
Bi-Weekly Hours: 64
Licenses & Certifications
Advanced Card Life Supt
Basic Life Support CPR
Registered Res Therapist