Registered Respiratory Therapist - Windsor Arborview
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Overview:

The Registered Respiratory Therapist will provide clinical support for staff by providing respiratory assessments and therapy recommendations for advanced respiratory diagnosis for the assigned skilled nursing facilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate the effects of respiratory therapy treatments plan by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress; recommending modifications to initiate the plan of care for patients with high-risk respiratory diagnosis.
  • Consult with Director of Nursing, Administrators, physicians, nurses, and other health care workers to recommend a change it RT therapy based on the resident evaluation.
  • Acute care skills to include: mechanical ventilation, tracheostomy care, CPAP/BIPAP monitoring
  • Maintain patient confidence and protects hospital operations by keeping information confidential
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Protect residents and employees by adhering to the infection-control policies and protocols
  • Maintain professionalism and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and maintaining credentialing current BLS and ACLS
  • Develop respiratory skills for nursing staff by developing and conducting in-service training programs to support respiratory education

Qualifications/Education/Experience:

  • Level of education required:
  • Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program that complies with federal, state, and local legal and certifications
  • Previous experience working in sub-acute/long-term care is preferred
  • License/Certification:
  • Maintains a current RRT License in the State of Texas
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