Atlantic Health System is seeking a Full time Respiratory Therapist for the South Hackensack AtHome Medical Office. The position will be working the day shift - 8:30 - 5pm Monday -Friday. On call expected and is scheduled during the week/weekends. Averaging 3-4 days a month.
Set-up and troubleshooting of non-invasive ventilation.
Fits PAP patients with the appropriate mask type and size according to physicians orders or best fit.
Ensures parameters of O2 treatment is optimum.
Observes all equipment and verifies it is functioning properly, is able to troubleshoot equipment issues.
Updates patients records with all essential information, creates notes, completes orders, and access physicians prescriptions.
Observes all HIPAA and JCAHO regulations and standards regarding protected health information and patient services.
Ability to perform patient care in office as well as in-home setting.
Participates in regular re-education and in-service schedule regarding respiratory patient care.
Ability to work a 40 hour week: 5 weekdays with a 8 hr shift.
Participation in an on-call rotation.
Ability to use email and wirless communication devices efficiently
Thorough knowledge and understanding of Sleep Apnea, able to communicate effectively with patient or care giver
Must be able to work in a clinical setting as necessary - this includes sitting, standing, walking, carrying necessary inventory at varying intervals
1 years of RT experience with sleep disorders is preferred
Carries current RCP license in the State of New Jersey
1+ years of RT experience with sleep disorders is preferred
Past Hospital/Home Care experience preferred
Frequently communicates with patients in person as well as on the phone answering questions accurately and professionally during prescheduled times
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.