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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Cadia Healthcare Hyattsville
Location: Hyattsville
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description $10,000 Sign On Bonus for full time $5,000 Sign On Bonus for part time Cadia Healthcare is a leading provider of skilled nursing and rehabilitation in your area. Compassion and appreciation are at the heart of who we are. We are currently seeking a Respiratory Therapist to join our team Cadia rewards it---s employees for their hard work and dedication to providing the best care possible, with a wide-range of benefits and perks to show we care. BENEFITS AND PERKS WE OFFER: Benefits Competitive Salary Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits for You & Your Family 401k Retirement With Company Match Company Paid Life Insurance Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) & Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA) Paid Time Off - Vacation, Personal, Sick Days & Paid Holidays Short-term Disability and Maternity Leave Options, Personal and Family Medical Leave Company provided Life and Long Term Disability Coverage Referral Bonuses and More Employee Perks Program Tickets At Work for Discounted Entertainment Tickets Free and Discounted Employee Meals Tuition Reimbursement In Facility Training/Inservice Programs Employee Assistance Program Free Will/Estate Preparation Services Optional Legal & Identity Protection Services Verizon Wireless Discount Costco Membership Discount (DE only) Annual $35 Non-Slip Shoe Replacement (DE only) Position Description The Respiratory Therapist will assist, treat & care for residents with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory modalities in accordance with current facility, federal, state and local standards, guidelines & regulations. We---re excited for you to come and join our accomplished staff of medical professionals Duties and Responsibilities Provide respiratory treatment to residents requiring some form of breathing therapy, exercise, and or administering therapeutic medication on a regular basis. Determine requirements for treatment, such as type, method & duration of therapy, precautions to be taken & medication dosages, in accordance with physician orders. Ensure quality respiratory services provided are in accordance with physician orders & facility policies. Make assessments and provide care to residents requiring mechanical ventilator support, i.e. making regular rounds on ventilator residents, monitoring conditions and conducting routine mechanical safety checks of the ventilators. Evaluate, operate and maintain various diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory equipment to include ABG, oximeter, and portable spirometer. Qualifications Graduate of a CoArc approved school of respiratory therapy. Respiratory Care Practitioner license required, with a minimum CRT, RRT licensure/certification preferred. Working knowledge of respiratory equipment needed to operate, maintain & conduct routine troubleshooting on various types of equipment with emphasis on mechanical ventilators, tracheostomy care & various O2 delivery devices.

Keywords: Cadia Healthcare Hyattsville, Silver Spring , Respiratory Therapist, IT / Software / Systems , Hyattsville, Maryland

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