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RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONER

Company: Staff Today Inc
Location: Blythe
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Staff Today Inc. Is currently seeking a Respiratory Care Practitioner to work at a facility in Blythe, California. These are registry positions with our company Staff Today Inc.

Job Details:

  • 1 day per week between M-F 8AM-4PM
  • 6+ months assignment

Responsibilities:
  • Restores patient' s pulmonary function, alleviates pain, and supports life by planning and administering medically prescribed respiratory therapy.
  • Meets patient' s goals and needs and provides quality care by conducting pulmonary function tests, assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results, and determining respiratory therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians and by prescription.
  • Helps patient accomplish treatment plan and supports life by administering inhalants, operating mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, and aerosol generators.
  • Administers respiratory therapy treatments by performing bronchopulmonary drainage, assisting with breathing exercises, and monitoring physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, and blood chemistry changes.
  • Directs treatments given by aides, technicians, and assistants.
  • Evaluates effects of respiratory therapy treatment plan by observing, noting, and evaluating patient' s progress and recommending adjustments and modifications.
  • Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers; contributing to patient care conferences.
  • Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs and instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs.
  • Recommends and/or provides assistive equipment and outpatient or home health follow-up programs.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects hospital operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Develops respiratory therapy staff by providing information and developing and conducting in-service training programs.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and certification requirements by studying existing and new legislation, anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Compassionate and caring demeanor
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • A valid and current CPR card (American Heart Association)
  • Must have up to date credentials in the state of CA

If interested, please apply through this job post. You may send a copy of your most recent resume. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Staff Today Inc. At (800) 928-5561 and ask to speak with Stephanie Monday-Friday (08: 30 AM - 05: 00 PM PST).

Keywords: Staff Today Inc, Yuma , RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONER, Other , Blythe, Arizona

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