Respiratory Therapist- FT Days
Company: Elderwood at Williamsville
Posted on: October 10, 2021
Join Our Team: Put the CARE back in CAREER - Join our team
Respiratory Therapist team members assist with
ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by carrying out
skilled respiratory therapy treatments.
Screens and provide
an in-depth evaluation of the needs of ventilator and respiratory
Consult with the
attending physician regarding treatment protocol. Make written
recommendations for interdisciplinary care planning and
Inform residents or
qualified representative about care and treatment plan and
treatment, or lack of treatment if resident refuses participation
in a respiratory rehabilitation program.
and develop a complete plan of care according to facility/unit
regulations. Initiate ventilator weaning protocol and/or
respiratory rehabilitation in accordance with the physician’s
orders; maintain required contact with physician.
records, evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries of
respiratory treatment and monitoring according to state, federal,
and facility policies.
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.
plan of care in the Interdisciplinary Care Plan as required or as
Contribute to the
completion of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) within the established
and incorporate the
results in the plan of care when appropriate.
personnel of other departments and provide required training to
meet special needs
Graduation from an
accredited AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy
New York State
Licensed Respiratory Therapist. Registered or Certified Respiratory
Therapist by National Board of Respiratory Care.
with ventilator dependent residents preferred.
respiratory therapy treatment program for chronic ventilator,
ventilator weaning, and respiratory rehabilitation
Ability to verbally
communicate well with residents, families, and staff
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.
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
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 or religious exemption from vaccination.
Employee Perks!: Enjoy a fun and diverse work environment, Free
Uniforms, Generous PTO & holiday package, Medical, Dental, and
Vision insurance, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule!, Truly make a difference
in our residents' lives while providing top notch care 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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