Atlantic Health System

Registered Respiratory Therapist, Morristown Medical Center

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Requisition #
PDRRT03002
Position Type
PerDiem
Shift
Nights
Category
Allied Health
Department
02737000- Respiratory Therapy
Facility
Morristown Medical Center

Overview

Atlantic Health System is seeking a Registered Respiratory Therapist primarily working days at Morristown Medical Center.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Function:

  • Administering safe and competent respiratory care
  • Reviewing and communicating physician orders
  • Administering of medications
  • Performing patient assessments
  • Understanding implication of hemodynamic and pulse oximetry monitoring
  • Performing arterial blood punctures and analysis
  • Assisting with transport and monitoring of ventilated patients
  • Documenting therapeutic information in the patient’s medical record and on other forms
  • Assisting with lifting, rolling and proning of patients
  • Performing according to approved infection control policies and procedures
  • Working with the diagnostic teams is areas of bedside bronchoscopy and COPD education

Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Associate of Science degree from an accredited respiratory therapist program, required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, highly preferred.

Minimum Experience Required

  • 1-2 years of Respiratory Care experience, required
  • Critical care experience, highly preferred
  • Previous experience with PFT studies and cardiopulmonary testing, highly preferred
  • Current or past experience with EPIC charting, highly preferred
  • Credentialed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC), required
  • Credentialed as Certified or Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist, expected to have or obtain with 12 months of hire
  • Active license for Respiratory Therapy in New Jersey, required. Advanced and Basic Life Support certification, required

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 13th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  

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