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VIRTUA HEALTH,INC. Respiratory Therapist Per diem NIGHTS Voorhees in Voorhees, New Jersey

HELPING YOU BE WELL, GET WELL AND STAY WELL
As one of New Jersey's largest non-profit health systems, Virtua provides comprehensive health care services to achieve its mission to help people be well, get well and stay well.

Virtua provides services through Virtua Medical Group with 302 physicians and other clinicians, and at its urgent care centers, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, health and wellness centers, fitness centers, home health services, long-term care, rehabilitation centers and paramedic program.

A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers nearly 8,000 babies a year. It provides health services to 1,500 businesses, and participates in Virtua Physician Partners, a clinically integrated network of 1,400 physicians and other clinicians.
Virtua is affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neuroscience and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for pediatrics.

Virtua employs more than 9,000 and has been honored as the \#1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley every year since 2007. It is the recipient of a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality of care, and its hospitals earned straight A's in patient safety by The Leapfrog Group and the 2016 Patient Safety Award from Healthgrades.

U.S. News and World Report ranked Virtua's Mount Holly and Voorhees hospitals as High Performing Hospitals and Voorhees as a Best Regional Hospital. Virtua is also the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation.

Employment Type:Employee

Employment Classification:Per Diem

Time Type:Part time

Work Shift:Night Shift - 12 Hr (United States of America)

Total Weekly Hours:0

Location:Voorhees, NJ

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Job Summary:
Per diem NIGHTS, 7p-7a Voorhees
Summary:

Responsible for the treatment, care, and management of patients with deficiencies and/or abnormalities of the cardio-respiratory system.

Acts as clinical resource in all areas of patient care and, further, contributes to the overall quality of patient care.

Position Responsibilities:

\* Performs assessment of patients and develops their respiratory plan of care.

\* Administers treatments/medications as prescribed by the physician.

\* Demonstrates competency in all aspects of invasive and non-invasive ventilator care.

\* Demonstrates competency in all aspects of the Blood Gas Laboratory.

\* Teaches and reinforces education on disease process, treatment, and wellness to patient and/or family and the community at large.

\* Set-up, operate, and maintain medical gas and airway humidification systems.

\* Demonstrates the knowledge and ability to interact/interface with varying computer information management systems in order to document patient care related activities.

NOTE: Consistent accuracy of above workload distribution highly variable as described. Position Responsibilities must include adaptability to meet the daily conditions of service demand.

Required Education:

Graduate of an AMA approved program of study in Respiratory Care with an Associate's Degree.

Training/Certifications/Licensure:

Registered or Registry Eligible as a Respiratory Therapist as determined by the National Board for Respiratory Care.

BLS credential.

Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the New Jersey State Board of Respiratory Care.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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