Mar 26, 2020

Respiratory Technician NY FEMA COVID-19 project

  • Vighter Medical Group
  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
Full-Time Health Care Professional Services Program Management

Job Description

Vighter LLC is in need of healthcare providers for Public Health Emergency Support in response to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

START DATE : < 2 weeks anticipated start date

WORK DURATION: Anywhere from 2-8 weeks, potential to extend based on the requests of the client .

Title: Respiratory Technician (COVID-19)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides respiratory therapy services at the scope and level of a Respiratory Technician to preserve the health of employees and client personnel.
  • Systematically assesses the urgent or emergent health needs of patients, analyzes data, and formulates a plan of care, with other members of the medical team, which is realistic in relation to the employee's capabilities and job requirements.
  • Recognizes and treats illnesses according to established operating instructions within the scope of regulations of state employment or practice.
  • Records and maintains patient information in accordance with standard protocols, and the Privacy Act.
  • Identifies and records the signs and symptoms of physical and mental conditions.
  • Thoroughly exercises skill in initiative, judgment, problem-solving and decision-making daily.
  • Makes independent judgments and prioritizes workload.
  • Pursues professional development activities and continuing education to ensure currency with present practices and trends in healthcare and specifically in the practice of emergency medical treatment.
  • Protects patients' privacy through confidentiality, infection control procedures, assuring consistent medication administration, and assuring proper storage and maintenance procedures for all equipment and supplies.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years of related experience as a Respiratory Technician.
  • Must demonstrate application of respiratory therapy principles and techniques to identify and evaluate respiratory conditions and disorders.
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
  • Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, be organized and have excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Proficiency with computer and common office equipment, as well as with MS Office products required.
  • Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, organized, and demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Location of services may at times be in remote, austere or challenging environments.
  • Must be able to perform duties in a stressful and high paced environment without physical limitations.
  • Ability to adapt to sudden changes and flexibility in work requirements to include potential shift changes based on operational needs and/or command priorities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Associate's degree.
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT).
  • Basic Life Support (BLS).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time
  • May require bending, stooping and lifting as required for patient care and transport

TRAVEL:
  • Some as required


States

NY  

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

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