Jupiter Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center Respiratory Therapist (RT) in Jupiter, Florida
6 -8 hours daily
Weekends as needed
Respiratory Therapist (RT)Looking for a full time talented and motivated Respiratory Therapist to join our dynamic team. The position is within a Skilled Nursing facility. Candidate should possess passion for geriatric population, must contain a license in the state of practice, be able to evaluate and treat independently without direct supervision, and posses the desire to perform functional therapeutic activities to assist residents improve in their experience.
Completes assessments and implements Respiratory technique to maintain or rehab patient with many different Respiratory illness/diseases.
Initiate therapies, maintain patient records, operate, check, and assemble equipment
Respiratory muscle training
Deep breathing and coughing
Bedside pulmonary function test
Cardio and pulmonary with collaboration
Complete a variety of bedside treatments
Daily and weekly documentation
Complete in-services for nursing staff every quarter
Responsible for completing daily, weekly and monthly documentation
Attend applicable IDT meetings
Experience with tracheotomy
Experience is a long term care setting
Follow procedure and protocol of facility
Completes tracking, auditing and caseload management
Performs related duties as required
Graduate of COARC accredited AS or BS Respiratory program. Licensed as RRT or CRT.
Licensed in the state in which practicing BLS certification.
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