Under general supervision and medical direction performs respiratory care related procedures. Exercises considerable judgment in accordance with physician's treatment plan and within the scope of departmental policies and procedures. Scope of practice includes patient/family assessment and management, resource management, care facilitation, and discharge planning as required. Assesses resident's condition, administers prescribed therapy and aerosolized medications, observes and records resident's progress and response to therapy modalities including adverse reactions to drugs and therapy. Provides in-service training to residents, family members, and facility staff. Resident population is primarily adult and geriatric. Utilizes knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the resident's age to ensure that care provided meets the unique, physical and psychological needs of the resident. Involves appropriate parties in the assessment, treatment, and continuing care of the resident as needed.
A Respiratory Therapist must have a high level of knowledge of respiratory therapy and practice required through completion of a NBRC approved and accredited program and one year of clinical practice experience under medical direction. Must have a current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification and current State Licensure for a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
Must possess strong interpersonal skills and communication while displaying professional manner.
Requires great accuracy in the performance of duties.
Must possess the ability to positively interact with others, including personnel.
Position Type: Casual/Per Diem
Req ID: 414375
Center Name: Genesis Rehab Services
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Posted Date : 2022-05-07
Job type : Full Time