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HealthAlliance Respiratory Therapist - $15,000 Sign on bonus* in Valhalla, New York

Respiratory Therapist - $15,000 Sign on bonus*

Company: Westchester Medical Center

City/State: Valhalla, NY

Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical

Department: Respiratory- WMC Health

Position: Full Time

Hours: Sun-Sat 7p-730a

Shift: Night - 12 hour shift

Req #: 22460

Posted Date: Jan 27, 2021

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Job Details:

This is a hospital based position located at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla NY.–-36 hour weekly position- Three 12 hour night shift-$5,000 Sign-on bonus-Competitive salaries-Excellent benefits package–

Job Summary:

The Respiratory Therapist assists in providing instruction in respiratory techniques to hospital staff and students. Supervision is exercised over a number of respiratory therapists, technicians and students. Does related work as required.


Supervises, instructs and participates in the use of all respiratory equipment.Reviews therapy and treatment being given to patients to ensure that the physician’s instructions are being carried out.Ensures the maintenance of a complete recordkeeping system recording the utilization and upkeep of equipment and other data, as required.Consults with physicians, nurses and other hospital staff on respiratory cases requiring therapy.Maintains an adequate supply of oxygen and other gases.Participates in the instruction of students, nurses, and other hospital staff in therapeutic techniques.Enforces safety rules and procedures.Participates in the training of new therapists on procedures at Westchester Medical Center.Keeps abreast of current developments in the field through publications, conferences, training seminars, etc.Qualifications/Requirements:


2 years experience in critical care.


Associate’s degree, required, Bachelor’s, preferred.

Licenses / Certifications:

Possession of a valid license and current registration issued by the New York State Education Department as a Respiratory Therapist. Possession of registration as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care. ACLS/BLS certification.

About Us:

Westchester Medical Center

Westchester Medical Center is the premier provider of advanced medical care in New York’s Hudson Valley. The flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, this 895-bed academic hospital in Valhalla, NY, provides local residents with acute-care services — Level I trauma and burn care, organ transplants and advanced neurovascular procedures and more — found nowhere else in the region. Westchester Medical Center is the primary referral facility for other Hudson Valley hospitals and serves as a lifeline for more than 3 million.

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