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Reg Respiratory Therapist

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York US


Requisition Number: 10102

Position Title:

External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York.

Location:Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Work Type: Full-Time Standard Hours: 37.50 Work Schedule: NIGHT 12


Org Unit: 1183 Department: Pulmonary Medicine

Exempt: No Grade: U9

Conducts, regularly, physician prescribed therapy of a routine nature, operating equipment used in oxygen therapy, medical gas therapy, aerosol therapy, incentive exercise, intermittent positive pressure breathing equipment, etc.

Sets up, operates and evaluates all types of routine and advanced life support equipment to be utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and/or illness for patients of a specific group of neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patients as directed by the physician and in accordance with established department policies and procedures under the supervision of the Director of Cardio-Respiratory Care Services and/or the Respiratory Care Manager, Supervisor and/or Clinical Coordinator. 

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to the age of the patient served on the nursing unit or by patient care departments.

JOB QUALIFICATIONSEducation:High School Diploma. 

Graduate from AMA approved School of Respiratory Care. Registry eligible or Registered Respiratory Therapist. 

Experience: Graduate Respiratory Therapists considered, however, prefer at least 1 year clinical experience in all aspects of Respiratory Care. 

License: New York State license or permit. 

Basic Life Support (BLS) through either American Heart Association or the American Red Cross


EOE, including disability/vets.


We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

City: Poughkeepsie

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Reg Respiratory Therapist

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Location_formattedLocationLong: Poughkeepsie, New York US

Job Number: 32840