Respiratory Therapist

Job ID: 190349    Posted 10/13/2023


Location: Lynbrook, New York


Job Type: Direct Hire


Category: Allied and Therapy


Position: 190349




Salary Low: $40 - Salary High: $45


Duration: 2 Weeks



Job Description

Large and very rapidly growing medical group with locations in and around Long Island is currently seeking and experienced Respiratory Therapist (RT) to join one of their pulmonology locations in Nassau County. This is a Mon-Fri position with flexible hour (10 hr shifts). Please apply for more details!!

Respiratory Therapist (Pulmonology Office)

Job Description

Essential Job functions:

  • Demonstrates sound clinical practice in respiratory therapies including performing Pulmonary Function Tests and Spirometry.
  • Calibrates and maintains PFT machine according to manufacturer’s specifications.  Including identifying and facilitating appropriate repair as needed.
  • Verbalizes understanding of record keeping procedure related to all respiratory therapies.
  • Maintain and adjust schedule according to patient care needs.  Confirm scheduled appointments in advance.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly PFT lab including strict adherence to current disinfection protocols.
  • Performs comprehensive chart prep, including but not limited to reviewing the indication for testing, any individualized provider notes, and all prior relevant diagnostic testing.
  • Educate and coach patient with correct procedural technique to perform testing accurately.   Demonstrate correct deliverance of medications if necessary.
  • Display competency in obtaining vital signs: BP, temp, pulse, oxygen saturation, height & weight.
  • Documents any relevant chart notes and electronically sends completed report to physician for review in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates competency in medical waste disposal according to company and regulatory policies.
  • Engages in effective communication with others at all times.
  • Demonstrates understanding of emergency and safety procedures.
  • Maintains par level supplies for all respiratory therapies and independently orders and tracks delivery.

Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements:

  • Current licensure to practice respiratory therapy in the state of New York.
  • Ability to operate diagnostic/patient care equipment required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 90 days of hire required.
  • Previous knowledge and experience in pulmonary function testing required.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to perform various work assignments in a timely manner with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Experience with Standard Office Equipment (Phone, Fax, Copy Machine, Scanner, Email/Voice Mail) required.
  • Experience with Standard Office Technology in a Window based environment preferred.

Salary: $40-$45/hr + DOE and full benefits package

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