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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Stamford Hospital
Location: Stamford
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

*_\*\*\*Stamford Health is committed to preventing the spread of infectious diseases and cares about your health and the health of our employees; to that end, if you are invited to interview in one of our offices/campuses, and you or a member of your family are experiencing symptoms (i.e. fever, coughing or other respiratory symptoms) and have traveled outside the U.S. in the past 14 days, or you simply do not feel well, please inform the HR Representative immediately so we may schedule your interview for a later date.\*\*\*_*Stamford Hospital is looking for a *_Full-Time _*Registered Respiratory Therapist to join our team! The ideal candidate will provide treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system. Primarily performs these functions in critical care areas under medical direction.*_\*Full-time-3 13 -hour shifts a week alternating days and nights\*_**_\*\*Nights preferred\*\*_**CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES: ** Demonstrates thorough knowledge of all department policies and procedures to assure the competent administration of all therapeutic and diagnostic modalities of Respiratory Care, including Oxygen administration, medication administration, Chest physiotherapy, mechanical ventilation, arterial blood gas puncture and analysis and recognizes adverse conditions and takes corrective action when necessary.* Evaluates patients receiving Respiratory Therapy on a daily basis to determine effectiveness and appropriateness and to verify patients are receiving prescribed therapy. Able to make appropriate clinical decisions based on physical assessment and chart review.* Performs charge responsibilities in accordance with departmental protocol. Recognizes the importance of minimum staffing requirements and makes every attempt to see that they are met. Assigns workload equitably and appropriately prioritizes in order to ensure the completion of critical care. Coordinates all work assignments to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency during the assigned shift.#RT123Job Type: Full-timeSchedule:* 12 hour shift* 3x12Work Location: One location

Keywords: Stamford Hospital, Stamford , Respiratory Therapist, Other , Stamford, Connecticut

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