Respiratory Therapist III

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/18/2020 12:41 PM)
Requisition ID
Allied Health - Respiratory Therapy

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Respiratory Therapist to render respiratory therapy to patients as ordered by a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner. You will also consult with other health care practitioners in the management or prevention of cardiopulmonary disorders.

You are:

  • Able to problem tackle operational, personnel, and patient issues
  • Highly motivated and able to empower and work well with others; able to adapt to constantly evolving environment
  • Someone who has excellent communication skills and who supports the open expression of diverse ideas and opinions
  • Someone who can follow through on commitments and who acts with a clear sense of ownership.
  • Team focused and collaborate with other departments in the coordination of patient care.

You will:

  • Render respiratory therapy to patients as ordered by a physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner.
  • Consult with and aide other health care practitioners in management or prevention of cardiopulmonary disorders, with minimal direction.
  • Assess patient’s condition and follow up to ensure appropriateness of therapy.
  • Instruct and participate in the orientation of new employees.
  • Educate patients and their families regarding respiratory treatment/therapy.
  • Assist in providing education to other departments regarding respiratory therapies and modalities.

You have:

  • an Associates Degree in Applied Science and Respiratory Therapy
  • A current NY State Respiratory Therapist License
  • Current NBRC Credential as a Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • BLS required, ACLS preferred
  • Preferably Pediatric/PICU experience
  • Certification of fitness from the NYCFD preferred

Hours of work:

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • 3, 12 hour shifts. Will work a compressed working week, flex time over three days
  • Will be required to work rotating weekends and holidays.


Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility


We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It’s important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.

Our Hiring Process

You review the posting, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply ->Talent Acquisition contacts you to schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a video call or on-site visit with the team -> post-interview feedback->ideally an offer! ->reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK.



MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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