JFK Medical Center: Your Hospital. Your Health

About JFK Health System

JFK Health System is a non-profit organization that encompasses a wide array of services and facilities serving residents in the Central New Jersey region. The system includes a comprehensive acute care hospital JFK Medical Center, nationally recognized inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation centers, nursing and rehabilitation facilities and specialized treatment programs including the JFK New Jersey Neuroscience Institute. At JFK Health System, we partner with our employees to create a work environment that delivers high quality patient and resident care. We look for employees who are highly skilled, offer a human touch and bring their best self to work everyday. At JFK Health System, we are committed to excellent benefits, competitive salaries, generous time-off and career advancement. Our goal is to attract and retain a motivated, talented and dedicated workforce.

Respiratory Care Practitioner

Job Description

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 Job Title: Respiratory Care Practitioner
 Company Name: JFK Medical
 Employment Type: Per Diem
 Location: EDISON, NJ, United States
 Department: Respiratory Therapy
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: 11-7 or 7p-7a
 Shift Details: works night shift, provides weekend and holiday coverage
 Hours/Pay Period: 0
 Degree Required: High School/GED
 Job ID: 2013-001770
 Date Posted: Feb 15, 2013
 Years Experience: 3
 Job Category: Rehab Services
 Note:  Please read the complete description below before applying for this job.
  Complete Description

Responsibilities include the assessment, education and acute and chronic care of patients with cardio-pulmonary diseases. Core responsibilities include patient assessement and education, medication delivery, oxygen therapy, arterial blood gas sampling and analysis and ventilator management of patients of all ages.Work Experience::

3 years of acute care experience preferred.

2 years of adult critical care experience preferred.

1 year of pediatric acute care experience preferred.

Education::Graduate of an accredited program in Respiratory TherapyTechnical / Equipment::

Experience with adult intubation preferred.

Experience with the following equipment preferred: AVEA ventilator, V-60 and Vision BIPAP devices, N-600 Pulse Oximeter and Rapidpoint ABG analyzer.

Licensure / Certification / Special Skills::

Current N.J. State Board of Respiratory Care License / NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist required / PALS Certified within 1 year required / Excellent communication, team building

 Additional Information

Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation may be required.
Rotating Shifts may be required.