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Respiratory Therapist (RRT or CRT)

Location:
Youngstown, OH
Company:
Communicare Health Services

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CommuniCare Health Services - Heartland -

The CommuniCare Family of Companies is currently recruiting for Respiratory Therapists (RRT or CRT) to join our team. At CommuniCare we salute our Healthcare Heroes! SPECIAL HEALTHCARE HERO WAGES for Respiratory Therapists for our COVID Units.

PURPOSE/BELIEF STATEMENT:

The position of Respiratory Therapist provides direct respiratory therapy care to the patient. This position must work effectively with team members in ensuring that work is accomplished and quality care is delivered, supporting their team members and celebrating team successes. While focusing on delivering quality patient care, the position must also manage the resources that are available to them in their job.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform cardio-pulmonary resuscitation when needed.
  • Responsible for the operation, maintenance, and management of non-invasive mechanical ventilation.
  • Responsible for the operation, maintenance, and management of any other required respiratory equipment.
  • Prepare respiratory therapy equipment and resident for transportation, both internally and externally.
  • Change equipment, as well as disinfect and sterilize it, in accordance to facility policy and procedure.
  • Provide artificial airway management.
  • Perform aerosolized drug administration.
  • Provide oxygen therapy.
  • Provide humidity therapy.
  • Perform pulse oximetry.
  • Perform incentive spirometry.
  • Conduct patient assessment.
  • Administrative functions: Perform all charting and documentation duties as necessary.
  • Create a clean, comfortable, and safe environment for patients and assure that their needs are met.
  • Maintain patient documentation records for activities of daily living, restorative programs, and resident specific forms.
  • Maintain and work within established departmental, center, and corporate policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, and safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled training, educational classes, and orientation programs to maintain certification and enhance quality of care.
  • Perform other related activities as assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Must possess a current Ohio Respiratory Care Practitioner license.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Credentialed by the National Board of Respiratory Care.

Benefits

As a CommuniCare employee you will enjoy competitive wages and PTO plans. We offer full time employees a menu of benefit options from life and disability plans to medical, dental, and vision coverage from quality benefit carriers. We also offer 401(k) with employer match and Flexible Spending Accounts.

About Us

A family-owned company, we have grown to become one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute care, which includes skilled nursing rehabilitation centers, long-term care centers, assisted living communities, independent rehabilitation centers, and long-term acute care hospitals (LTACH). Since 1984, we have provided superior, comprehensive management services for the development and management of adult living communities. We have a single job description at CommuniCare, "to reach out with our hearts and touch the hearts of others." Through this effort we create "Caring Communities" where staff, residents, clients, and family members care for and about one another.

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Respiratory Therapist (RRT or CRT)

Communicare Health Services
Youngstown, OH, 44555
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