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Respiratory Therapist


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Benefits Offered: 401K, Medical, Dental
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: Very Competitive Hourly Pay Rate


Respiratory Therapist

For over 35 years, Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services has been providing compassionate and dependable medical and non-medical home health care services throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Through our quality care, we help our clients with the medical, physical, and emotional strain that comes when home health care is needed the most. Preferred is in need of a respiratory therapist for our North Jersey and Allentown, PA offices.

Duties of Position

  1. Provides respiratory therapy services by educating nurses, conducting research, completing projects, educating the community, and directing staff

Responsibilities of Position

  1. Prepares nursing personnel by providing training classes, mentoring, and clinical evaluations in the home, observing the participant’s performance, and coordinates nursing orientation to respiratory care
  2. Performs clinical assessment at the bedside with the clinical team
  3. Determines requirements for treatment, precautions to be taken, medication dosages, and administration routes (compatible with physicians’ orders)
  4. Informs clients and caregivers of current conditions and provides documentation with appropriate disease management techniques, such as breathing exercises, prescribed respiratory medications, and respiratory equipment
  5. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications
  6. Documents client care services by charting inpatient and clinical records
  7. Participates in the discharge process by attending discharge planning meetings, home preparation, attendance at discharge, and follow-up visits
  8. Performs annual respiratory competencies for clinical staff
  9. On-call for nursing and client support
  10.     Performs other duties as assigned in a professional manner

Job Conditions

  1. Position may be stressful in terms of meeting deadlines
  2. May require minimal lifting of office records and printouts
  3. Travel is required


  1. RRT associate degree required, bachelor’s degree preferred
  2. Valid New Jersey and Pennsylvania respiratory therapy license is required
  3. Must have two years of respiratory therapist experience
  4. Must have excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills

Preferred Perks*

  • Personal Time Off
  • Health Insurance, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Survivor Income Benefit Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental Leave
  • 529 College Savings Plan

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our clients, employees and their families, and our communities. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodation consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company pursuant to applicable law.


* Preferred reserves the right to make changes to these offerings and policies at any time.


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