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RESPIRATORY THERAPIST - OAK FOREST HEALTH & REHAB CENTER

Company: Liberty Healthcare Management
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Liberty Cares
With Compassion

At Liberty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Services, we promote a challenging, but rewarding opportunity in a caring environment.

We are currently seeking an experienced:

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

Full Time, Nights - (7pm - 7am)

Join us For Our On-site Job Fair on April 12th from 10am-3pm!

Job Description:


  • Works as a team with nurses, physicians and other healthcare professionals in the facility to manage patient care.
  • Responsible for setting up and monitoring oxygen machines including continuous positive airway pressure and bipaps for cardiopulmonary patients. This includes maintaining and ordering supplies for these machines as needed.
  • Provides respiratory care and therapies to patients who have orders for such services.
  • Assesses patients who are newly admitted or referred to respiratory services for appropriate respirator care services and therapies.
  • Assesses new admissions for pneumonia reduction strategies.
  • Managers and supports residents on ventilator care.
  • Monitors patient's physiological responses to therapy such as vital signs and labs. Consults with physicians as needed.
  • Documents assessments, care services and therapies in the patient's electronic medical record.
  • Participates in patient care planning process as necessary.
  • Educates patients about cardiopulmonary issues and care. This may include effects of smoking, smoking cessation or provide details about asthma and medications. Also, teaches patients how to use inhaler and other devices.
  • Assist with education of nurses and nursing staff on cardiopulmonary issues and respiratory care. This also includes education on equipment and inhalation treatments.
  • Reviews assigned referrals to ensure that care needs can be maintained in the facility.
  • Assist with emergency care of patients when in the facility such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Other duties as assigned.


    Job Requirements:


    • Must be a high school graduate.
    • Must have a college degree from an AMA approved respiratory therapy program.
    • Must have a valid license from the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board.
    • Must be dependable, flexible, and able to work and cooperate well with all nursing personnel, other departments and have understanding, patience, and tact in working with patients, families, doctors, and others.
    • Must have ability to make decisions regarding nursing problems.
    • Must be able to teach, instruct and direct orientation, continuing education, in-services as needed.
    • Must read, know, and follow personnel, department and Facility policies and procedures and adhere to local, state, and federal requirements.
    • Must have working knowledge of the rules and regulations related to Long Term Care.
    • Must have Long Term Care experience.
    • Must have neat professional appearance at all times.


      Visit www.libertyhealthcareandrehab.com for more information.
      Background checks/drug-free workplace.
      EOE.

      PI052343c5e30d-31181-34133799

Keywords: Liberty Healthcare Management, Winston-Salem , RESPIRATORY THERAPIST - OAK FOREST HEALTH & REHAB CENTER, Other , Winston Salem, North Carolina

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