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Respiratory Therapist (RT) 10K Sign-On Bonus!

Company: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation - West (West
Location: West Orange
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation - Select Medical West Orange, New Jersey campus ACUTE CARE MEDICAL REHABILITATION HOSPITAL RESPIRATORY THERAPIST ***NEW*** $15,000 SIGN ON BONUS (for a limited time) Full Time 7AM-7PM (However candidates are welcomed to ask us about flexible shifts/schedules) Excellent opportunity is currently available for a respiratory therapist to join our RESPIRATORY TEAM at our West Orange campus. We are open to experienced RT's as well as new graduates! At Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs including: Excellent Orientation Program
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Sick days
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Prescription Coverage
Life Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
401(k) Retirement Plan
Personal and Family Medical Leave Responsibilities: Respiratory Therapist provides quality patient care as a member of the Respiratory Team, providing intensive respiratory care and patient transport into and out of the facility as medically prescribed, within the scope of professional license and with minimal supervision. Job Duties Include: Performs advanced life support procedures including tracheal intubation using independent judgment in coordinating patient's respiratory care plans and needs with the physicians, nursing, and ancillary staff.
Confers with physicians to formulate and coordinate alternative forms of therapy according to patient need.
Initiates patient-ventilator weaning procedures under the direction of the physician.
Performs basic trach care including but not limited to routine and emergent trach tube changes.
Monitors patient's respiratory status using competent bedside assessment skills and maintains awareness of patient pH/electrolyte balance, ABG values, renal, neurological, and orthopedic functions as applicable to the delivery of respiratory care.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications Must possess "Active" credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) or state equivalent
CRT candidates are welcomed to apply
BLS certification required
Current state license required
ACLS required upon hire Preferred Experience 1 year of related experience preferred. Open to new graduate RT's as well.
Additional Data: Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals Select Medical's Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with: Brain Injury
Spinal Cord Injury
Stroke
Amputation
Neurological Disorders
Orthopedic Conditions
Multiple Traumas Select Medical is an organization that is passionate about safety for our patients and our team members. The Inpatient Rehabilitation Division conducts post-offer employment testing (POET) for a number of job titles including, but not limited to: Rehabilitation Assistant/Nursing Assistant
Nurse
Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
Environmental Services
Food and Nutrition Services POETS are completed as part of the onboarding process- to be completed before an employee's first day of work. **Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Keywords: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation - West (West , West Orange , Respiratory Therapist (RT) 10K Sign-On Bonus!, Healthcare , West Orange, New Jersey

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