Company: Elderwood at Williamsville
Posted on: June 23, 2022
Join Our Team: Are you looking to take the next step in your
Respiratory Therapist team members assist with ensuring the health
and well-being of our residents by carrying out skilled respiratory
Employee Perks!: 12 hour shifts, Free Hot and Iced Coffee, Free
On-Site Parking, Free Uniforms, Friendly and supportive staff, NEW
Weekly Pay Schedule! Responsibilities:
Screens and provide an in-depth evaluation of the needs of
ventilator and respiratory clients.
Consult with the attending physician regarding treatment protocol.
Make written recommendations for interdisciplinary care planning
Inform residents or qualified representative about care and
treatment plan and possible
outcomes of treatment, or lack of treatment if resident refuses
participation in a respiratory rehabilitation program.
Identify problems and develop a complete plan of care according to
facility/unit policy and
federal/state regulations. Initiate ventilator weaning protocol
and/or respiratory rehabilitation in accordance with the
physician's orders; maintain required contact with physician.
Maintain written records, evaluations, progress notes, and
discharge summaries of residents
receiving respiratory treatment and monitoring according to state,
federal, and facility policies.
Attend, as necessary, and provide input at the Resident Care
Planning (RCP) meetings for interdisciplinary
team and the Resident/Family Care Plan Review Meeting; complete
required documentation after the meetings.
Record resident's plan of care in the Interdisciplinary Care Plan
as required or as needed.
Contribute to the completion of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) within
the established time frame
and incorporate the results in the plan of care when
Confer with personnel of other departments and provide required
training to meet special needs
Base wages increase with experience!
Graduation from an accredited AMA approved school of Respiratory
New York State Licensed Respiratory Therapist. Registered or
Certified Respiratory Therapist by National Board of Respiratory
Previous experience with ventilator dependent residents
Interest in respiratory therapy treatment program for chronic
ventilator, ventilator weaning, and respiratory rehabilitation
Ability to verbally communicate well with residents, families, and
Ability to read and understand task assignments, ability to report
verbally and provide written documentation as required.
Display of genuine concern for the elderly; a dependable, patient
and compassionate attitude towards residents. Display a demeanor
which is always respectful of residents' rights and wishes.
Ability to cooperate and maintain respectful treatment with others.
Display a sense of responsibility, maturity, diplomacy, and ability
to work well with residents, families, and other staff members.
Demonstrated willingness to uphold the vision and mission of the
company by following the Core Values of Integrity, Teamwork,
Passion for Excellence and Reverence for the Individual.
Ability to perform assigned tasks based on ElderWood Core Values
and to a high degree of excellence and cleanliness.
Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated
against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof
of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from
EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and
employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without
regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion,
gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or
veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other
protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the
performance of the work involved.
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