Hattiesburg, MS
Part-time


Position: PRN Respiratory Therapist

Location: Bedford Care Center – Monroe Hall

Shift:PRN – as needed

Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited program/degree in respiratory care preferred; Home respiratory care experience is preferred; Degree in respiratory therapy or related science is preferred; Credentials as a respiratory therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Help patients with aerosol therapy, oxygen and other respiratory equipment.
  • Provide care and education accordingly
  • Provide initial and ongoing assessments
  • Provide visits to patients per policies and procedures
  • Conducts patient assessment per policies and procedures and the physician’s orders
  • Maintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed per policies and procedures
  • Assumes on-call responsibilities for phone consultations during non-business hours as outlined by policy and the Director of Nursing
  • Supports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Director of Nursing
  • Sets up respiratory equipment including but not limited to: non invasive ventilator and other high tech respiratory equipment as defined by scope of service at the location (e.g. cough assist, negative pressure ventilation, IPPB, etc)
  • Provide tracheal care and assistance to stabilized tracheal patients
  • Taking part in quality assessment and QUAPI as requested, and care meetings as required.
  • Complete appropriate MDS sections, progress notes, and other documentation related to clinical and billing.

IF CONTACTED, YOU WILL BE REQUESTED TO COMPLETE A MORE THOROUGH APPLICATION AT THE FACILITY.

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