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Part-Time Respiratory Therapist

Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services Pittsburgh, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, medical
Job Description

Duties of Position

  1. Provides respiratory therapy services by educating nurses, conducting research, completing projects, educating the community, and directing staff

Responsibilities of Position

1.  Prepares nursing personnel by providing training classes, mentoring, and clinical evaluations in the 

     home observing the participant’s performance, and coordinates nursing orientation to respiratory 

     care

2.  Performs clinical assessment at the bedside with the clinical team

3.  Determines requirements for treatment, precautions to be taken, medication dosages, and 

     administration routes (compatible with physicians' orders)

4.  Informs clients and caregivers of current conditions and provides documentation with appropriate 

     disease management techniques, such as breathing exercises, prescribed respiratory medications, 

     and respiratory equipment

5.  Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and

     reviewing professional publications

6.  Documents patient care services by charting client and clinical records

7.  Participates in the discharge process by attending discharge planning meetings, home preparation, 

     attendance at discharge, and follow-up visits

8.  Performs annual respiratory competencies for clinical staff

9.  On-call for nursing and client support

    10.  Performs other duties as assigned in a professional manner

Job Conditions

  1. Position may be stressful in terms of meeting deadlines

  2. May require minimal lifting of office records and printouts

  3. Travel is required

Qualifications

  1. Associate’s degree required; bachelor’s degree preferred

  2. Valid Pennsylvania respiratory therapy licenses are required

  3. Must have two years of respiratory therapist experience

  4. Must have excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills

EOE.

 

Company Description
For over 30 years, Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services has been providing compassionate and dependable medical and non-medical home health care services throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Through our quality care, we help our clients with the medical, physical, and emotional strain that comes when home health care is needed the most.

We look forward to hearing from you. Thanks!

Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services

Why Work Here?

Perks and Benefits: • Flexible scheduling • Work close to home • Weekly pay • Paid time off • Industry-leading pay rates

For over 30 years, Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services has been providing compassionate and dependable medical and non-medical home health care services throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Through our quality care, we help our clients with the medical, physical, and emotional strain that comes when home health care is needed the most. We look forward to hearing from you. Thanks!

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