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Respiratory Therapist (RT)

Company: Medilodge Of East Lansing
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Respiratory Therapist (RT)MediLodge is proud to have received the 2023 Michigan Employer of the Year Award through the MichiganWorks! Association!Are you looking for a rewarding career and a stable company to call home? MediLodge of East Lansing offers you a rewarding experience to work with other warm-hearted team members who will support and guide you along your career path. At the end of each day, your professional success and personal fulfilment will be your reward for making a difference in the lives of our residents.Why Choose MediLodge? No matter where you reside or consider relocating to, we are the largest provider of skilled nursing long-term care and short-term rehabilitation services with 50 centers located throughout Michigan.Healthcare and Specialty Benefits:Effective 2024 we are pleased to offer our full-time employees a variety of medical coverage options through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.Affordable Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, and Vision insurance benefits through leading insurance providers to meet your healthcare needs and preferences for you and your family.We know your pet is family too! Three Pet Insurance options available to choose from.We provide an intercompany Employee Benefits Concierge to assist you in navigating and maximizing your benefits, should you have any questions.We offer a Three Dollar and Twenty Cent per Hour Michigan Direct Care IncentiveFlexible pay options; get paid daily, weekly, or bi-weekly with pay advances through UKG Wallet.Company paid vacation days with rollover option and sick time.Employee Assistance ProgramFlexibility in scheduling; ask us what options are available.Excellent career advancement opportunities.Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Repayment programs.Company Paid Life Insurance.401K retirement program.Health Saving Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), and Dependent Care FSA.Unlimited Referral Bonuses and more!Achieve your success with us! Apply Today!Summary:The Respiratory Therapist, under the direction of management, is responsible for providing clinical direction and in-services regarding patient care and other respiratory related issues to the facility.Education:ACRT or RRT license and a graduate of an AMA approved school for respiratory care. Licenses/Certification:Valid Respiratory Care Practitioner license in the state employed.Valid CPR certification.Vent Certified, preferred.Experience:One year of respiratory therapy experience preferred in a long-term care setting.Job Functions:Provides respiratory related services for established times or services within the Respiratory Care Practitioner scope of services. This may include testing the patient for qualifying clinical needs, gathering information, completing and/or submitting the information to the facility.Records all pertinent information on respiratory care records and patient charts. This includes consults, recommendations, and pertinent conversations with physicians, staff, patient, patient family members or other caregivers.Assists facility in regulatory issues, ensuring that respiratory equipment and supplies are stored in appropriate storage area, and appropriate signs and documentation are provided within the facility.Takes care of routine mail, phone calls and pages, as necessary. Also completes necessary filing and faxing.Communicates with facility staff regarding relevant clinical and operational issues regarding the program and patient care issues.Assess for patients respiratory needs. Assess oxygen saturation and use of pulse ox. Be able to assess ventilator patients and work with ventilator.Complete treatment and ventilator check in a timely fashion. Notifies supervisor of any facility concerns or needs.Completes TARs at the end of each month checking for accurate information.The ability to assess for decannulation and weaning.May participate in a wide variety of special projects.Resolves routine problems and communicates solution to appropriate personnel.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Ability to work independently in a consulting capacity.Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization.Ability to react decisively and quickly in emergency situations.Ability to organize a schedule and work to meet facility needs.Ability to maintain confidentiality.Excellent organizational skills.by Jobble

Keywords: Medilodge Of East Lansing, East Lansing , Respiratory Therapist (RT), Healthcare , East Lansing, Michigan

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