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Respiratory Therapist

Location: Santa Clarita, CA
Date Posted: 09-25-2017
Respiratory Therapist Opportunity!

We are seeking a Respiratory Therapist with a flexible schedule and the ability to work with patients and machines in a home health environment.  This is a wonderful opportunity in the Santa Clarita area  if you are looking for additional work! We provide all of the following:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Part and full time schedules available
  • 24-40 hours per week
  • Full medical benefits available including matching 401K
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides instruction to patients and/or caregivers on the proper use of equipment and/or respiratory care procedures.
  • Ensures patients and/or caregivers can effectively operate and maintain equipment. Performs clinical assessments and tests such as pulse oximetry, ETCO2, spirometry, and vital signs.
  • Responsible for routine patient follow-up contacts based on individual needs.
  • May need to perform on-call duties as needed.
  • Provides and operates various types of respiratory care equipment including but not limited to oxygen therapy, nebulization therapy, apnea monitoring, suctioning, PAP, invasive and non-invasive ventilation.
  • Inspects and tests equipment to ensure proper operating condition.
  • Prepares and maintains a record for each patient containing all pertinent information, care plans, physician prescriptions and follow-up documentation.
  • Responsible for accurate data entry on monitoring websites for certain respiratory equipment
  • Consults with referring physician regarding patient treatment, medical condition, home environment, and Plan of Care.
  • Participates in ongoing education and training sessions regarding respiratory patient care.
  • Assist with patient scheduling as needed.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Meets company minimum standard of Background Check
Education and/or Experience
  • Graduate of an accredited program for respiratory therapy is required
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations
  • Must possess a valid and current driver's license and auto insurance per Apria policy. May be required to drive personal vehicle for patient home visits.
  • Registration or certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Does not include RN or LPN clinicians.
  • Hold a current RCP license in the state of practice (or states that the location covers) if that state requires an RCP license to allow the practice of respiratory therapy.
  • Hold a current CPR Certification.
  • Hold all applicable licensure in good standing for all states of practice.
Skills Required
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, on the phone and electronically
Computer Skills
  • Ability to use electronic hand held device
  • Microsoft Office programs
  • Basic printing/faxing/scanning
Language Skills
  • English (reading, writing, verbal)

CareerStaff Rx — Connecting Pharmacy Professionals with Premier Pharmacies

About CareerStaff RX:
At CareerStaff Rx, we’ve developed a comprehensive set of guidelines that allow us match the right pharmacist or pharmacy technician with the right job, at the right time. Our management team understands how important finding the best fit can be to both the pharmacy and the employee, and our thorough screening process enables us to make sure that you are getting the service that you need. Our dedicated team is here to offer you the possibilities that you want, and deserve.

Our experienced team has many years of experience in the industry, we understand the critical nature of what you face as a Pharmacy Professional and that Pharmacies face every day. We also understand the need for each Pharmacy Professional to find the right fit, the right location, the right pay and the right work environment. Each employment opportunity we provide is managed with both a sense of urgency and a focus on quality.

Genesis Healthcare is an EEO/AA employer

Kelly Haws | Pharmacy Market Manager
CareerStaff Rx | A Genesis HealthCare Company
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