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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Riverview Health
Location: Detroit
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Join Riverview Health & Rehab Center - North and work with our passionate and innovative healthcare team! The Respiratory Therapist provides respiratory services under the direction of a physician and the direct supervision of the Respiratory Department Manager. The position requires patience, compassion, and a desire to care for seniors in a gentle and empathetic matter. About Riverview Health & Rehab Center - North Riverview's passion is to combine innovative ideas with compassionate medical care and state of the art programs to create a place of healing and hope for those who need rehabilitation and nursing care. Riverview Health specializes in geriatrics and works closely with hospitals and physicians to create a collaborative environment of care and medical expertise for our communities. Our Mission: The mission of Riverview Health & Rehab Center - North is to be a premier health and rehabilitation center by exceeding the expectations of our Residents, Families of Residents, and Employees. Responsibilities:

  • Provides respiratory assessments and plans a respiratory care regimen based on assessment findings
  • Provides routine clinical care including ventilator checks, tracheostomy care, deep tracheal, naso-tracheal, and oral suctioning; respiratory medication delivery resident evaluations and assessments; and respiratory equipment management and supply changes.
  • Manages and operates ventilator manipulations
  • Accurately documents and reports resident status, symptoms, and responses to respiratory modalities
  • Provides respiratory care modalities and educates the resident and family members regarding the purpose and rationale of the respiratory regimen Benefits:
    • Numerous Incentive Programs to Increase Compensation!
    • Comprehensive Health Benefits: Medical (PPO or HMO), Dental, and Vision
    • 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance For Full-Time Employees
    • 401(k)
    • Generous Time Off Package - Earn Time As You Work!
    • Tuition Reimbursement and Scholarship Programs!

      • Successful completion of a two-year accredited respiratory program and possession of a current State of Michigan license required
      • Must be registered (RRT) or certified (CRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC)
      • Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification required
      • Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of life support systems
      • Aware of acceptable practices within the scope of practice for respiratory care and the expectations of governmental regulatory agencies
      • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk. Stooping, bending, lifting, carrying, and other physical demands may be required. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Riverview Health & Rehab Center - North is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Decisions regarding employment will be based solely on the individual's qualifications as they relate to a particular job vacancy and to promote an environment of equal employment opportunity. There will be no regard given to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or veteran's status or any other protected class as defined by law. This policy applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Questions or concerns should be referred to Riverview Health's Director of Human Resources. PI191385613

Keywords: Riverview Health, Detroit , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Detroit, Michigan

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