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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Redwoods Post Acute
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Redwoods Post Acute is a skilled nursing facility with 152 beds located in the heart of Willow Glen in San Jose California. We are looking for a committed, caring, and reliable Respiratory Therapist, RT to join our in-house rehab team for our Skilled Nursing FacilityLocation: 1267 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125, USAShift: Full-Time AM ShiftPay Range: $41 to $46 per hourOther Benefits: Paid Training, Paid OrientationRESPONSIBILITIES:Conduct respiratory assessments on patients to determine the extent and severity of their respiratory conditionsAdminister respiratory treatments and medications as prescribed by physiciansMonitor patients' vital signs and oxygen levels during treatmentsEvaluate patients' response to therapy and make necessary adjustments to treatment plansEducate patients and their families on respiratory conditions, disease management, and self-care techniquesAssist with the maintenance and calibration of respiratory equipmentCollaborate with the healthcare team to develop comprehensive care plans for patientsREQUIREMENTS:Valid and active Respiratory Care (RT) license in the state of California.Must have an active BLS through the American Heart AssociationMust have an active CPR CertificationBachelor's degree in respiratory therapy or a related fieldIs in good standing with all regulatory agencies and licensing boards is requiredInterest in working with the geriatric populationProficient in conducting various respiratory tests and assessmentsIn-depth knowledge of respiratory conditions, treatments, and equipmentStrong interpersonal and communication skillsAbility to work effectively in a multidisciplinary teamExcellent problem-solving and critical thinking skillsAttention to detail and strong organizational skillsCompassionate and empathetic attitude towards patientsWillingness to stay updated with the latest advancements in respiratory therapyEXPERIENCE:With Skilled Nursing or Long-Term Care experience is preferredExperienced Respiratory Therapist (RT)BENEFITS:Our commitment to our employees includes benefit programs that are designed to meet the various needs of our employee population. Throughout our network, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through employee contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location and/or position.EEO STATEMENT:We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by Jobble

Keywords: Redwoods Post Acute, San Jose , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , San Jose, California

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