Mount Sinai Careers

Registered Respiratory Therapist - Full Time - Variable

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System

Do you have what it takes to wear the badge?

 

The Mount Sinai Health System’s commitment to excellence extends beyond delivering world-class health care. The System’s ongoing success is dependent upon our highly motivated, nonclinical professionals working to improve business operations. Our leadership team is driven to provide exceptional service by cultivating a workforce that is dedicated to upholding Mount Sinai’s mission of delivering innovative, breakthrough medicine with compassion and integrity.

 

Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!

 

What You’ll Do:

  

Responsible for delivery of respiratory treatment to patients with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders. Under the supervision of the treating physician, renders treatment, performs diagnostic tests, and reports any adverse reactions and other concerns. Ensures respiratory test equipment is in proper working order.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provides respiratory care therapeutic to patients with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders. Observes patient and reports any adverse treatment reactions to physician.
2. Ensures setup and proper working order of respiratory therapy equipment, including respirators, nebulizers, etc. Adjusts equipment and makes minor repairs within scope of competence and reports the need for intervention/repair as necessary. Cleans and sterilizes equipment.
3. Performs diagnostic tests under physician’s supervision.
4. Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
5. Assists patient caregivers/family members in use and care of respiratory therapy equipment.
6. Participates in in-service and other training programs.
7. Other relevant duties as assigned.

What you’ll Bring:

Education:
Associates degree in an approved program in Respiratory Therapy.
RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist)
CRT (Certified Respiratory Therapist

GENERAL SKILLS:
1. Must be able to operate highly technical equipment.
2. Must be able to work rapidly and accurately.
3. Physical stamina, good manual dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform within parameters of job responsibilities.

Experience:
1 year minimum related experience.

 Licenses:
 RRT

 

Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge? Apply now!

 

Who We Are:

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
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