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Northwell Health

Respiratory Educator

Deer Park, NY

Job Description

Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the educational needs of individual diabetes patients, family and support systems regarding respiratory problems. Utilizes empowerment theory, motivational interviewing, goal setting and teach-back evaluation in a patient-centric approach to education. Conducts respiratory self-management education according to best practices in both individual and group setting. Performs direct patient care duties.

Job Responsibility

  • Conducts orientation for new staff members following the orientation outline.

  • Assesses skills of new staff members and teaches/reviews Team Steps and Service Excellence.

  • Provides orientation on ventilators for new nurses and in-service education for critical care nurses.

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  • Provides in-service education for staff members on new modalities as well as current modes of therapy.

  • Assists staff members who need help in improving their skills.

  • Participates in reviewing procedures and forms when up-dating may be indicated.

  • Communicates suggestions for improving in-service programs.

  • Maintains related orientation and training records, and summarizes for reporting purposes.

  • Provides respiratory therapy as prescribed by a Physician, provides patient/significant other with respiratory therapy education as well as prepares, operates and maintains respiratory care equipment.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

  • Job Qualification

    • Associate's Degree required, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

    • Current License to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in New York State, and Current Respiratory Therapist (NBRC) Certification in New York State required, plus specialized certifications as needed.

    • 1-3 years of relevant experience, required.

    *Additional Salary Detail
    The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

    Client-provided location(s): Bay Shore, NY, USA
    Job ID: Northwell-16504419
    Employment Type: Full Time