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Respiratory Therapist

Lakeland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC Jackson, MS
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Respiratory Therapist

Lakeland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC is seeking a Respiratory Therapist to join our team of dedicated staff. This is a full time position with competitive pay and great benefits.

General Description for Respiratory Therapist
The Respiratory Therapist provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of residents
with respiratory illnesses and diseases.

Qualifications for Respiratory Therapist
Education/Training: Graduate from an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy. Must
possess a current license in the state of current practice. Must have current CPR
certification.
A.D.A ((Americans with Disabilities Act) (as amended)) REQUIREMENTS: Must be
able to bend, stoop, push, pull, and walk and stand for most of the working day. Requires
manual dexterity sufficient to provide hands-on care to residents as well as to operate
standard office machines such as fax, telephone, etc. Requires normal range of hearing
and vision. Must be free from communicable diseases that pose a "direct threat" to the
health or safety of others and which cannot be eliminated by a reasonable
accommodation. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, and transfer and transport
residents. Must be able to carry and transport supplies. Must be able to pass a post-offer,
pre-employment physical health examination as a condition of employment. Must be
capable of performing the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable
accommodation(s).


Skill(s) for Respiratory Therapist: Proficient reading, writing, grammar, and mathematics skills; proficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills; knowledge of drug interactions, side
effects, and incompatibilities; decision-making skill; proficient assessment skills; safety
techniques; basic computer skills; able to operate various medical and office equipment,
auditory and visual skills. Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in
writing, and possess sufficient communication skills to perform the tasks required.

Experience: Must possess strong knowledge regarding state, federal and local
regulations as they pertain to long-term care.



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Lakeland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC

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Jackson, MS
USA