Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

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Northwell Health Respiratory Therapist in Port Jefferson, New York

Req Number 4225

Job Description

Job Description

Provides respiratory therapy as prescribed by a Physician. Prepares, operates and maintains respiratory care equipment.

Job Responsibility

  • Ensures accurate and complete Physician prescription.

  • Compares prescription requests with medical record order form and ensures information is complete.

  • Clarifies any discrepancies with Physician and provides patient/significant other with respiratory education.

  • Provides prescribed respiratory therapy.

  • Performs vital capacity, inspiratory force and peak flow measurements; administers various oxygen concentrations, aerosol medication devices and mechanical ventilators; monitors oxygen supported ambulation; performs chest physical therapy (cupping and coughing); provides nasotracheal or artificial airway suctioning.

  • Performs intubation and arterial blood gas puncture and delivers for analysis; documents all activities and patient outcomes/responses per policy and procedure.

  • Maintains mechanical ventilators and respiratory therapy equipment.

  • Tests ventilators for functioning of monitors, oxygen blenders, alarms and leaks.

  • Conducts quick extended and/or short self-test on ventilators.

  • Remedies all leaks and replaces defective equipment; troubleshoots mechanical problems by performing minor repairs and calibrations.

  • Reports major equipment problems to management.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • Associate's Degree required, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

  • Current License to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in New York State, and Current Respiratory Therapist (NBRC) Certification in New York State required, plus specialized certifications as needed.

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience, required.