Respiratory Therapist - Hamden, CT
Company: Genesis Rehab Services
Location: West Haven
Posted on: May 12, 2022
PART TIME POSITION Genesis Rehabilitation Services is looking
for remarkable Respiratory Therapist. At Genesis Rehabilitation
Services, you can really care for your patients -- and your
thoughts, opinions and expertise will always be respected. Our
benefits package is outstanding. And our regular shifts help you
balance your career and your personal life. Genesis HealthCare is
one of the nation's largest skilled nursing care providers with
more than 400 skilled nursing centers and assisted living
residences in 28 states nationwide. Genesis also supplies
rehabilitation therapy to over 1,500 healthcare providers in 46
states. And right now, we have opportunities near you. So apply
today. For a remarkable RT, it's a remarkable opportunity.
POSITION SUMMARY: Performs respiratory care related procedures in
accordance with physician's treatment plan. Assesses patient's
condition, administers prescribed therapy and aerosolized
medications, observes and records patient's progress and response
to therapy modalities including adverse reactions to drugs and
therapy. Also provides in-service training to residents, family
members, and facility staff.
RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Performs assessment of residents
cardiopulmonary status utilizing physical assessment and history
taking skills, laboratory findings, radiological studies of the
chest, pulmonary function testing and professional judgment to
formulate a respiratory care plan upon the order of a physician. 2.
Initiates, administers, evaluates response to, and documents all
therapy modalities according to departmental procedure and ordered
by a physician including: intermittent positive pressure breathing,
hand held nebulizer, chest physical therapy modalities, including
percussion, vibration, breathing and cough retraining exercises,
deep tracheal suctioning, incentive spirometry, sputum induction.
3. Initiates, monitors and maintains life support systems for
residents in the skilled nursing facility, including airway care
and maintenance, managing artificial ventilator status, maintaining
and troubleshooting mechanical ventilators. 4. Initiates, monitors
and documents performance of various respiratory care modalities.
5. Administers proper technical respiratory care procedures
including dispensing of proper dosage of medication and
equipment/devices. 6. Inspects and tests equipment, disassembles,
cleans, reassembles equipment as required. Maintains adequate
supply of necessary equipment. Performs accurate record keeping,
including logs for oxygen, supplies and equipment . Disposes of
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