Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Demonstrate the ability, understanding and proper
utilization of the following: nasal cannula, venti mask, USN, non-Rebreather
masks, changing regulators, pulse oximetry etc.
- Demonstrate competency in performance criteria of
Medication and Medical Gas Administration: Proper use of metered dose inhalers,
peak flow meters, Oxygen, Heliox, Nitric Oxide etc. Also assess patients for
their continued need.
- Demonstrate clinical competency performance in ETT
placement and securing airway. Suctioning ETT, including closed system
suctioning, open system with sterile technique.
- Demonstrate Ventilator and BiPAP/CPAP setup and
- Demonstrate clinical competency in evaluation,
analysis, and interpretation of data obtained from diagnostic and physiologic
- Demonstrate proficiency in bedside testing for weaning
(spirometery), use of End Tidal CO2 and Peak Flow meters.
- Demonstrate competency in use of electronic medical
record – documentation, order sets, etc.
- Performs other related duties.
- Associate’s degree in a Respiratory Therapy program which is
accredited by either the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
(CoARC) or the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
(CAAHEP) Licensed by the NYS Education Department and registered by the
National Board for Respiratory Care.
- 0-2 years experience in Respiratory Therapy
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
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.