Prime Healthcare Respiratory Therapist in Passaic, New Jersey
St. Mary's General Hospital, located in Passaic, NJ, is a community-based tertiary medical center focused on providing quality, compassionate care. It is an acute care hospital providing a broad range of services including cardiovascular services as well as a comprehensive program for cancer care. The hospital is also a center of excellence for maternal-child health and outpatient behavioral health services. It is the only hospital in Passaic and with over 550 physicians and 1,000 employees, and is one of the largest employers in the county. Every member of the St. Mary's General team is committed to providing respectful, personalized, high-quality care. St. Mary's General Hospital is a member of Prime Healthcare, which has been lauded as a "Top 15 Healthcare System" by Truven Health Analytics. For information, visit www.smh-nj.com.
Under the direction and authorization of the medical director and cardiopulmonary director/manager, the RCP I is responsible for performing respiratory therapeutic and pulmonary diagnostic procedures as ordered by the physician. Emphasis will be toward the assessment, planning, implementation and documentation of care, with consideration of age and population specific needs and requirements of the patient. In the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead RCP, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift.
Education and Work Experience
State Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) License required
Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
2 years experience as a RCP preferred.
ACLS certificate within 60 days of hire and maintain current
NRP certificate preferred
PALS certificate within 60 days of hire and maintain current.
Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science degree preferred
High School Diploma or equivalent is required
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Street: 350 Boulevard
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt