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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Cherokee Park Rehabilitation
Location: Louisville
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Cherokee Park Rehabilitation - Cherokee Park Rehabilitation is seeking a Respiratory Therapist!
The Respiratory Therapist assesses treats and cares for the residents with breathing disorders. The therapist assumes the responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, initiates and conducts therapeutic procedures; maintains patient records; and selects, assembles, checks, and operates equipment.

  • Initiates, monitors and maintains life support systems
  • Ensures staff compliance with facility and regulatory agencies guidelines
  • Oversees operations and standards of practice within the department
  • Assists subordinate staff when needed
  • Ensures adequate staff coverage for hours of operation
  • Establishes and maintains respiratory equipment par-level and required maintenance records
  • Troubleshoots equipment malfunction
  • Conducts quality assurance audits and quality control monitoring

    Education and/or Experience:

    • Demonstrates knowledge of basic respiratory practices.
    • Prefer 2 years experience in a long term care setting.

      Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

      • Must be a Certified Respiratory Therapist
      • State License
      • Completion of a two year accredited Respiratory Program
      • Current CPR certification

        The Facility is an equal opportunity employer. The Facility does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. The Facility will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made. A key part of this policy is to provide equal employment opportunity regarding all terms and conditions of employment and in all aspects of a person's relationship with the Facility including recruitment, hiring, promotions, upgrading positions, conditions of employment, compensation, training, benefits, transfers, discipline, and termination of employment.

Keywords: Cherokee Park Rehabilitation, Louisville , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Louisville, Kentucky

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