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Per Diem Respiratory Therapist

Company: Chapters Health System
Location: Hudson
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.Role:As requested by clinical staff, the Respiratory Therapist provides respiratory therapy services to optimize pulmonary function and symptom control for patients.Qualifications:---Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience ---Current Florida Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) license---Minimum of two (2) years of respiratory therapy experience ---Ability to work as needed and participate in on call schedule---Ability to work unsupervised in the field, exercising some discretion and independent judgment---Well-developed interpersonal skills: ability to problem solve with staff, while maintaining excellent working relationships---Able to communicate clearly in English (written and verbal)---Mobile Driver - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy---Ability to physically access any home (i.e., navigate stairs and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning) in any area the Company serves---Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling, lift 50 pounds) of the job with or without reasonable accommodationCompetencies:---Satisfactory complete competency requirements for this position.Responsibilities of all employees: ---Represent the Company professionally through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients.---Comply with all state, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse.---Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices.---Observe Company health, safety and security practices.---Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company.---Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner.---Promote Company through participation in community and professional organizations.---Participate pro-actively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels.---Improve own professional knowledge and skill level.---Advance electronic media skills.---Support Company research and educational activities.---Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally.---Participate in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.Job Responsibilities:---Conducts respiratory evaluation of patients as requested by clinical staff.---Determines the need for utilization of respiratory equipment and supplies including BIPAP, CPAP, liquid oxygen, oxygen concentrators, nebulizers, oral and intermittent suction, continuous pulse oximetry and ventilators.---Makes recommendations for respiratory treatments and care based on patient assessment to clinical and medical staff.---Provides routine follow-up and monitoring.---Evaluates treatment effectiveness, patient compliance and safety issues, and recommend changes.---Provides education on respiratory therapy to clinical staff, medical staff and patient/caregiver education regarding respiratory equipment use and maintenance, respiratory medications and treatments, energy conservation, home safety and oxygen safety.---Prepares and maintains required documentation for each assigned patient. Completes documentation in a timely manner and distributes to the appropriate parties.---Performs other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Chapters Health System, Brandon , Per Diem Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Hudson, Florida

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