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Respiratory Therapist at United Health Services

Respiratory Therapist

United Health Services Binghamton, NY (On Site) Full-Time

Respiratory Therapist

United Health Services is seeking Respiratory Therapists to join our team in Johnson City, NY. This is a Benefits-Eligible position.

Potential for a sign-on bonus of up to $15,000, depending on experience

May qualify for up to $20,000 in tuition forgiveness.

Shift: 7pm-7:30am Hours per week: minimum 36 hours Salary Range: $29.60-$44.40/hour

Join the United Health Services (UHS) Respiratory Therapy team that is leading the region in respiratory care and working for a system that empowers you to practice at the top of your license. Help to lead advancements that will improve the delivery of care. Find limitless potential for personal and professional growth by ensuring RT services rendered are completed in a timely, accurate, and reliable manner. Those served include, inpatients, outpatients, UHS staff and employees, as well as affiliated UHSH community groups as needed.

You will enjoy:

  • State-of-the-art equipment and advanced respiratory service capabilities, such as diagnostic GT-guided bronchoscopy

  • Working within a teaching facility that will allow you to train with respiratory therapists and continue to further your knowledge

  • Ability to help develop and advance patient-driven protocols

  • Opportunities to train, work, or support our teams in our Level III NICU, ICU, or CVICU

    At UHS, you will be supported, respected, and empowered to make the right decisions for our patients as part of a comprehensive team that is equally dedicated to patient care.

    Respiratory Therapist Key Responsibilities and Expectations

    Essential Functions: Essential functions are those tasks, duties and responsibilities that are performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Administers respiratory therapy procedures as directed by the manager.

  • Performs Aerosol Therapy treatments.

  • Performs CPT/Flutter/PEP Mask therapy (secretion mobilization therapy).

  • Performs IPPB therapy.

  • Performs Incentive Spirometry therapy.

  • Performs M.D.I. therapy.

  • Performs Suctioning procedure.

  • Performs Extubation procedure.

  • Responsible for Oxygen Tank Safety.

  • Performs Oxygen Therapy on all approved devices.

  • Performs Therapist Driven Protocols as directed by policy (includes Patient Assessment).

  • Manages BiPAP-CPAP therapy and alarms.

  • Performs Cough Assist/Vest therapy.

  • Manages High Flow Cannula/Humidifier therapy and alarms.

  • Performs PFT with DLCO diagnostic procedure.

  • Performs Bronchoprovocation diagnostic procedure.

  • Performs Pulmonary Function Screen diagnostic procedure.

  • Performs Fit Testing procedure.

  • Performs Pulse Oximetery procedure.

  • Performs Pulmonary Stress Testing procedure.

  • Performs Bronchoscopy procedure.

  • Performs Adult EKG procedure.

  • Performs Pediatric EKG procedure.

  • Performs Holter Monitor setup.

  • Performs Adult CPR life support.

  • Performs Pediatric CPR life support.

  • Performs Neonatal CPR life support.

  • Manages Mechanical Ventilation.

  • Manages Ventilator Alarms.

  • Performs Arterial Puncture and Analysis for the Blood Gas Laboratory.

  • Manages patient healthcare information system (Soarian/EPIC).

  • Manages medication administration program (MAK).

  • Manages medication dispensing system (McKesson).

  • Cleans and disinfects bronchoscopes in accordance with infection control standards.

  • Verifies physicians written orders performing pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

  • Records and reports appropriately the results of all procedures.

  • Performs CPR when necessary after certification.

  • Abides by the department Delivery Standards.

  • Maintains files and bookkeeping records in accordance with department policy.

  • Performs other related duties.

  • Assists in departmental in-service program.

  • Will perform other duties as assigned

    Position Requirements


    Minimum Required:

    Graduation with an associate degree from an accredited School for Respiratory Therapy


    One (1) year experience as a Respiratory Therapist


    Minimum Required:

    New York State Respiratory Therapy Permit or License

    CPR Certification

    ACLS within 3 months of hire


    Not Applicable

    Would you like to learn more? Please follow the link to UHS' Respiratory Therapy career page:

    [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Respiratory Therapist , or feel free to contact the UHS Respiratory Therapy Recruiter, Conrad Romero, at [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Respiratory Therapist

    Join us in making a difference in the lives of our patients and your own.

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