• Rochester, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Eklego is seeking dedicated and compassionate Respiratory Therapists to join a team of nursing professionals working in a direct-hire position within a new state of the art Ventilator Unit at a prestigious hospital in the Rochester, NY area. Currently we have full-time opportunities, offering 12-hour shift schedules. This opportunity entails working with both the pediatric and geriatric populations. Do you want to be a part of a team that brings patient care to a new level?

Why Choose Eklego?

Eklego partners with choice health care organizations committed to hiring qualified and compassionate staff, and Eklego partners with YOU, as a healthcare professional, to find a workplace that best fits your priorities!

What will I do as an RT?

  1. Reads and interprets physicians' orders regarding respiratory therapy requirements; confers with provider and/or RN if treatment, medication, and dosage prescribed are not in accordance with standard practice for diagnosed illness. Recognizes changes in patient status and responds effectively, accesses resources as appropriate.
  1. Collaborates/participates in plan of care by making recommendations about patient's respiratory care utilizing broad knowledge base and experience.
  1. Implements age specific basic respiratory procedures and therapies according to Respiratory Care department policy.
  1. Monitors patient/family response to all basic and advanced respiratory procedures and therapies and makes changes and recommendations.
  1. Verifies provider orders and documents therapies according to department policy.
  1. Functions as preceptor for staff and/or students. Provides learning opportunities and contributes to the orientation of new staff and/or students. Identifies practice problems and assists with resolutions.
  1. May be required to travel with patients off the unit, including to other areas within the facility and/or offsite appointments.
  1. Assumes on-call responsibilities per unit need.


  • Current NYS Registered Respiratory Therapist License.
  • Good interpersonal skills that demonstrate an ability to work well with individuals and as a team member
  • Respectful of all individuals
  • 1-year of RT experience preferred

Why Choose Eklego?

As a Nursing professional, your skills are highly sought after, and you have many options. Here's what to expect with Eklego:

  • We'll take the time to learn about your background, your goals, and your needs
  • Direct employment with our Health Care partners. We are partnered with several choice providers and this gives you a one-stop, simple solution to a choice of employers and positions.
  • No more wondering whether your application went through and waiting for a response. We will ensure that your information gets in front of the hiring team and coordinate an interview on your behalf.
  • Our clients rely on our expertise and trust Eklego to bring talent like YOU because we're ALL better together

We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status, including genetic information.

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