Job Description

 

Respiratory Therapist

Richmond Center is actively seeking a Respiratory Therapist for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Staten Island, NY.

 

Duties Include:

  • Interviewing & examining Residents regarding their respiratory ailments
  • Diagnosing respiratory ailments & testing Resident lung capacities
  • Examining test results and identifying issues
  • Removing mucus and other fluids from Resident’s lungs
  • Clearing Residents’ airways of physical obstructions
  • Educating Residents on lung health and disease prevention
  • Instructing Residents on the proper use of equipment & or respiratory care procedures.
  • Providing emergency resuscitation in cases of ceased breathing
  • Determining Resident treatment plans with supervising physician
  • Comply with all required safety and infection control procedures.
  • Demonstrate respect for Resident's beliefs and property.

 

Requirements Include:

  • Graduate of an accredited program for respiratory therapy.
  • Respiratory care experience preferred.
  • Current and valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required.
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and communication skill

LOCATION:

Staten Island, NY

ABOUT US:

Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is a 300-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in the borough of Staten Island. Our size enables a warm, nurturing environment, which allows each resident to maintain his/her individuality. Our staff is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life for all our residents, by maintaining each resident’s dignity and independence. Richmond Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care consortium.

 

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