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Registered Respiratory Therapist, Cardiopulmonary

Company: Saint Joseph Health System
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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Employment Type: Part time Shift: Day Shift Description: Saint Joseph is proud to offer Daily Pay! Work today! Get paid today!

Part time, Day Shift, Cardiopulmonary Registered Respiratory Therapist JOB SUMMARY Reporting to the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation manager, this position is responsible for ensuring the quality ofrespiratory care provided by the pulmonary rehabilitation program. Ensures that staff and other resources are utilizedin the most productive way possible while continuing to provide quality patient care, restoring patients to their optimalphysical, mental, social, and vocational health.The cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program utilizes a multidisciplinary process that includes exercise training, educationand counseling regarding risk reduction, lifestyle changes and behavioral interventions.All unit personnel are educated on the rehabilitative stages following a cardiac event and the rehabilitative process forpulmonary patients. JOB DUTIES1. Actively demonstrates the organization's mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in amanner consistent with these values.2. Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information.3. Actively participates in daily operations of the pulmonary rehabilitation program to ensure optimal benefit forpatients receiving pulmonary rehab services.4. Provides clinical assessment to determine patient eligibility for rehabilitation training.5. Provides patient education, regarding disease process, lifestyle management, psychosocial wellbeing, andnutrition.6. Works with patients to ensure they are progressing toward their goals and to identify any clinical issues thatmight require physician intervention.7. Prepares documentation to align with departmental protocols as well as the American Association ofCardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehab (AACVPR) and Medicare guidelines. Avoid use of brand names andproprietary terms, e.g., "FedEx." Do not state or imply the gender of incumbents.8. Demonstrates competence in all aspects of patient care as put forth by American Association ofCardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehab (AACVPR).9. Responsible for patient assessments, daily exercise prescription, patient education, patient follow ups andphysician communication.10. Assess need for and initiate oxygen therapy, assessing efficacy and appropriateness through use of physicalassessment, SpO2, and patient interaction.11. Participates in departmental, hospital, and community in service/education/training.12. Assist / Staff cardiac rehabilitation program.13. Maintains American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehab (AACVPR) Pulmonary RehabRegistry.14. Assists in administration of cardiopulmonary stress testing.15. Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as directed.JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIESEducation: Graduate of an AMA accredited program.Licensure: Currently holding a License in Respiratory Therapy from the State of Indiana. Must hold minimum CRT credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care.Experience: Previous experience in the pulmonary rehab setting, clinical education and teaching, preferredOther Job Requirements:Work requires the ability to communicate effectively orally, written, and electronically. This may include explainingclinical, technical and diagnostic procedures to patients and their families, comforting patients and their families,enforcing policies and regulations in difficult situations, or performing other duties requiring a comparable level ofcommunication.Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.EKG interpretation preferred.Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental and/ororganizational needs. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Saint Joseph Health System, Mishawaka , Registered Respiratory Therapist, Cardiopulmonary, Healthcare , Mishawaka, Indiana

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