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Respiratory Therapist - Hospice Home Care

Job Description



Overview

Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?

VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits. 


The Respiratory Therapist will provide respiratory services to VITAS patients so that the quality of life might be enhanced. Assesses the respiratory status of patients admitted into the VITAS program as directed by the interdisciplinary team. Evaluates the effectiveness of the present respiratory regimen. Provides input into the interdisciplinary plan of care to promote optimal respiratory function related to the patient's potential. Instructs patients and caregivers in appropriate respiratory care procedures and techniques. Participates as needed in the care process and as directed by the interdisciplinary team. Completes appropriate documentation in a timely manner and provides educational programs for VITAS staff members.


Works Schedule:


Per Diem, work as needed conducting home care  visits in Sussex County.



Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates must have a minimum two years experience as a Respiratory Therapist.
  • RRT: Acute care and home care field experience required.
  • CRTT: minimum two years experience with at least one year acute care and one 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. N.B.R.C. (National Board for Respiratory Care) credentialed (CRTT minimum; RRT preferred).
  • Current State License for Respiratory Care Practitioner, if applicable.


Special Instructions to Candidates

EOE/AA
M/F/D/V

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-DE-Millsboro
Employment Type Per Diem
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

VITAS Healthcare

VITAS® Healthcare, a pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, VITAS operates 44 hospice programs in 15 states and the District of Columbia. (Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin). VITAS, which has evolved from its founding as a volunteer organization by a United Methodist minister and a registered nurse, today employs 11,669 professionals who care for terminally ill patients daily, primarily in the patients’ homes, but also in the company’s 34 inpatient hospice units as well as in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities/residential care facilities for the elderly. At the conclusion of the fourth quarter of 2015, VITAS reported an average daily census of 15,671; VITAS served more than 80,000 patients throughout all of 2015. Learn More

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US-DE-Millsboro
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VITAS Healthcare
Company:
US-DE-Millsboro
Location:
Per Diem
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
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Job Description



Overview

Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?

VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits. 


The Respiratory Therapist will provide respiratory services to VITAS patients so that the quality of life might be enhanced. Assesses the respiratory status of patients admitted into the VITAS program as directed by the interdisciplinary team. Evaluates the effectiveness of the present respiratory regimen. Provides input into the interdisciplinary plan of care to promote optimal respiratory function related to the patient's potential. Instructs patients and caregivers in appropriate respiratory care procedures and techniques. Participates as needed in the care process and as directed by the interdisciplinary team. Completes appropriate documentation in a timely manner and provides educational programs for VITAS staff members.


Works Schedule:


Per Diem, work as needed conducting home care  visits in Sussex County.



Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates must have a minimum two years experience as a Respiratory Therapist.
  • RRT: Acute care and home care field experience required.
  • CRTT: minimum two years experience with at least one year acute care and one 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. N.B.R.C. (National Board for Respiratory Care) credentialed (CRTT minimum; RRT preferred).
  • Current State License for Respiratory Care Practitioner, if applicable.


Special Instructions to Candidates

EOE/AA
M/F/D/V

Job Requirements

 
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