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Respiratory Therapist | Hospice Care

JOB-ID: 2019-75839

Job Title Category Location Job Type Posted
Respiratory Therapist | Hospice Care Allied Health/Social Services Sacramento, California 95833 Part-Time 10-23-2019

VITAS® Healthcare is hiring passionate, qualified candidates who want a career in hospice.

 

Join our Dynamic Team as Hospice Certified Respiratory Therapist

  • Per Diem position available
  • Days/times will vary

The Reparatory Therapist will provide respiratory services to VITAs patients so that the quality of life might be enhanced.

  • Assess the respiratory status of patients admitted into the VITAs program as directed by the interdisciplinary team.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the present respiratory regimen.
  • Provide input into the interdisciplinary plan of care to promote optimal respiratory functions related to the patient’s potential.
  • Instruct patients and caregivers in appropriate respiratory care procedures and techniques
  • Participate as needed in the care process and as directed by the interdisciplinary team
  • Complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner
  • Provide educational programs for VITAS staff members

 

Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program

 

Qualifications

  • Current California RT license required
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a respiratory therapist RRT: Acute care and home care field experience required. CRTT: minimum 2 years’ experience with at least 1 year acute care and 1 year home care field experience.
  • Experience with respiratory-related home care equipment, compressed medical gases, concentrators, and liquid oxygen.

    

Education

  • Graduate of an approved program to train respiratory therapists.
  • B.R.C (National Board for Respiratory Care) credentialed (CRTT minimum; RRT preferred)

Additional Information

EOE/AA M/F/D/V
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