Respiratory Therapist/ Full Time Days/walk in interviews every Thursday at West Orange campus

ID209838
Full Time
- 8 Hour Shift Days
300 Market Street
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
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Job Description

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation | Select Medical

Saddle Brook, 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 Saddle Brook campus.

We are open to experienced RT's as well as new graduates!

Today, as the nation's largest single rehabilitation hospital, Kessler continues to define the field by providing the highly specialized care, advanced treatment and state-of-the-science technologies that enable individuals with spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, stroke, amputation, neurological disorders, cardiac, cancer rehab and orthopedic conditions to rebuild their lives.

Responsibilities

Utilize your basic and advanced oxygen assessment skills, training and experience in performing advanced therapeutic procedures for our patients. Collaborate with the medical team, physicians and specialists in implementing a treatment plan in an efficient and timely manner. to coordinate patient care needs.

As a Respiratory Therapist (RT), you must be able to deliver superior quality in all that you do. We are seeking results-driven team players who treat patients as if they were their own family members. Qualified candidates must be passionate about providing a superior quality of care. You must also be a resourceful problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

 

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 welcome to apply
  • BLS certification required
  • Current state license required
  • ACLS required upon hire
  • Critical Care experience in a hospital setting is a plus!
  • Positive, caring and customer-service-oriented attitude

Preferred Experience

  • 1 year of related experience preferred. Open to new graduate RT's as well. 

Additional Data

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 Sick Days (PST)
  • 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
  • Tuition Assistance

    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.

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