Respiratory Therapist

Brookdale Senior Living Jacksonville, FL

Respiratory TherapistPRN PPV RRT for the Westide (Jax)

Jacksonville, FL

Job #: prnRTjaxFL61773

A career with Brookdale Healthcare Services has never been so rewarding! Brookdale Home Health is ranked among the Top Ten largest home heath companies in the country. Many of our agencies carry a five-star rating and are recognized by Decision Health as Home Care Elite agencies. We own and operate more than 80+ agencies nationwide, serving approximately 17,000 patients throughout our Brookdale Home Health Division.

Brookdale. Bringing new life to senior living.

Brookdale Healthcare Services is looking for a Respiratory Therapist to provide therapy services in the Jacksonville area. Join a dynamic team of health care providers focused on health, wellness and prevention for all our patients.

Your responsibilities:

* Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders

* Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures, maintain patient records, as well as, select, assemble, check, and operate appropriate respiratory equipment

* Educate patients/families about their conditions and teaches appropriate disease management techniques, such as breathing exercises and the use of medication and respiratory equipment, in compliance with HIPPA

* Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as: vital signs, arterial blood gases, and blood chemistry changes

* Conduct tests including: electrocardiograms, stress testing, and lung capacity tests to evaluate patients cardiopulmonary functions

Requiredskills and qualifications:

* Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited program required

* Two years of experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

* Certified Respiratory Therapist or Registered Respiratory Therapist

Ifyou're a Brookdale associate, please consider referring someone through theGood People Program!

Brookdaleis an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.

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