Respiratory Therapist

Centers For Specialty Care Group Newark , NJ 07103

Posted 3 weeks ago

Respiratory Therapist

Richmond Center is actively seeking a Respiratory Therapist for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Staten Island, NY.

DUTIES:

  • Interviewing & examining Residents regarding their respiratory ailments

  • Diagnosing respiratory ailments & testing Resident lung capacities

  • Examining test results and identifying issues

  • Removing mucus and other fluids from Resident's lungs

  • Clearing Residents' airways of physical obstructions

  • Educating Residents on lung health and disease prevention

  • Instructing Residents on the proper use of equipment & or respiratory care procedures.

  • Providing emergency resuscitation in cases of ceased breathing

  • Determining Resident treatment plans with supervising physician

  • Comply with all required safety and infection control procedures.

  • Demonstrate respect for the Resident's beliefs and property.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an accredited program for respiratory therapy.

  • Respiratory care experience preferred.

  • Current and valid driver's license and reliable transportation required.

  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills

  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and communication skill

LOCATION:

Staten Island, NY

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ABOUT US:

Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is a 372-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in the borough of Staten Island. Our size enables a warm, nurturing environment, which allows each resident to maintain his/her individuality. Our staff is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life for all our residents, by maintaining each resident's dignity and independence. Richmond Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care consortium.

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