ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: Respiratory Therapy/Anesthesiology Job Title: TH RESPIRATORY THERAPIST II
Professional  Rank: SL-3 Descriptive Title: TH Respiratory Therapist II
Salary Range: $44,530.00-$94,649.00+$3,026.00* Line Number: Line# 52661
Additional Position Information: * Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees. Hours of Work: 7:30PM - 8:30AM; Days of Week Variable; Hours per week: 37.5.
Brief Description of Duties:
Assigned to te NICU and PICU, this position will provide respiratory care for neonatial and pediatric patients under the direction of the attending physician. Duties include but not limited to: Draw arterial blood for ABG analysis. Ventilatory management of patients on conventional and high frequency oscillatory ventilators. Administration of nitric oxide therapy. Record the respiratory status of all patients in the NICU/PICU. Assist the physicians in ventilating patients who cannot sustain their own respiratory function during cardio-respiratory arrests. Provide chest physio-therapy and assist in pulmonary lavage/suctioning. Perform sputum induction. Make entries in patients progress record and hospital computer systems. The selected candidate may be assigned to work in other areas during times of staff shortages and emergencies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED: NYS Respiratory Therapist License, Certified Respiratory Therapist, AAS in Respiratory Therapy or graduate of a two-year AMA approved RT program. Basic Life Support Certification to be obtained within one year of employment. PREFERRED: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with NPS, NRP, PALS and ACLS.
Posting ID: 15425 Ref #: B/PR-52661-17
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH RESPIRATORY THERAPIST II ), Line( 52661 ) and PostingID( 15425 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: careers@downstate.edu )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.