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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Company: Green Oak Agency
Location: Holbrook
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Seeking a skilled and compassionate Registered Respiratory Therapist for the 5 boroughs and Long Island. We are looking for an individual who wants to be part of our growing Home Oxygen Equipment and Service team. This is a great opportunity to support our local Veterans Paid training and company vehicle are provided. RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic testing procedures according to protocol. Obtain arterial gases. Oversee and troubleshoot the operation of equipment for optimal patient care. Initiate Respiratory Protocol according to department criteria. Initiate interventions based on the interpretation of assessments. Administer medications in a timely and safe manner. Evaluate effect and re-evaluate appropriately and according to protocol. Ensure that progress of patient is communicated to staff, physicians and other departments. Maintain awareness of assigned patients overall condition. Communicate and share patient information with the physicians and nurses. Make appropriate recommendations for patient care. Recognize the educational needs of patients and families in relation to health promotion and wellness. Teach patients and families self-care techniques and modalities. Complete documentation according to departmental standards. Accurately document productivity information. Monitor supplies and equipment and notify appropriate person when supplies are low, out on loan or broken. Utilize time effectively to achieve productivity standard, including utilizing low census time when patient load does not support full productivity. Participate in quality and patient safety initiatives. Identify potential areas for improvement including processes that could be streamlined or revised to improve patient satisfaction. Identify potential safety hazards that may create problems for patients and/or staff, and take appropriate actions. Participate in departmental meetings, contributing ideas or feedback. REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of AMA approved program for Respiratory Therapy is required. One (1) years of hospital experience including critical care as Therapist is required. Current license as a Respiratory Therapist in the states of Montana and Colorado. Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS-HCP) course completion card is required. ACLS/NRP/PALS as appropriate for unit or service. Registered Respiratory Therapist is required. Certification as appropriate for the unit or service is preferred.

Keywords: Green Oak Agency, Stamford , Registered Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Holbrook, Connecticut

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