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Respiratory Therapist

 

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.

Centers Health Care is the only fully integrated post-acute continuum of care, offering services to the elderly throughout NY, NJ and RI through its Healthcare facilities & agencies, Dialysis & Urgent Care Centers, a Managed Care Plan and a Durable Medical Equipment Provider. Earning praiseworthy reviews as the leading provider of top quality medical care in rehabilitative treatment and healthcare, Centers Health Care is unwavering in our dedication to excellence in care, and proud of our commitment to diversity and community involvement.

 

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Equal Opportunity Employer –M/F/D/V

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