St. John's Riverside Hospital

Respiratory Therapist, RRT

Job ID
2017-2185
Andrus
Category
Allied Health
Position Type
Per Diem
Hours Per Week
0
Shift
Flex
Work Shift
workdays and hours vary includes weekends and holidays
Posted Salary
$38.001 per hour

Overview

St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

 

St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   

 

St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

 

Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong

Responsibilities

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for assessing, treating and caring for patients with breathing disorders. Performs all Respiratory Therapy procedures as practiced and approved by the hospital including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check and operate equipment.

 

Qualifications

Currently licensed/registered in NYS for Respiratory Therapy. Associate's Degree of Applied Science and/or Bachelor's Degree from AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy required. Minimum of 5+ years experience preferred.

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