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Respiratory Therapist Hospice Care

Job Description



Overview

NEW Year | NEW You | NEW Opportunities


A NEW 2019 Beginning with VITAS Healthcare - Nation's leading provide of end-of-life care


Join our Dynamic Team as Respiratory Therapist!

  • Full Time position

The Reparatory Therapist will provide respiratory services to VITAs patients so that the quality of life might be enhanced.

  • Assess the respiratory status of patients admitted into the VITAs program as directed by the interdisciplinary team.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the present respiratory regimen.
  • Provide input into the interdisciplinary plan of care to promote optimal respiratory functions related to the patient’s potential.
  • Instruct patients and caregivers in appropriate respiratory care procedures and techniques
  • Participate as needed in the care process and as directed by the interdisciplinary team
  • Complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner
  • Provide educational programs for VITAS staff members

Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program



Qualifications

  • B.R.C (National Board for Respiratory Care) credentialed (CRTT minimum; RRT preferred)
  • Current CA License for Respiratory Care practitioner
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a respiratory therapist RRT: Acute care and home care field experience required. CRTT: minimum 2 years’ experience with at least 1 year acute care and 1 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.


Special Instructions to Candidates

EOE/AA
M/F/D/V

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-CA-Irvine
Employment Type Full-Time
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-CA-Irvine
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VITAS Healthcare
Company:
US-CA-Irvine
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
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Job Description



Overview

NEW Year | NEW You | NEW Opportunities


A NEW 2019 Beginning with VITAS Healthcare - Nation's leading provide of end-of-life care


Join our Dynamic Team as Respiratory Therapist!

  • Full Time position

The Reparatory Therapist will provide respiratory services to VITAs patients so that the quality of life might be enhanced.

  • Assess the respiratory status of patients admitted into the VITAs program as directed by the interdisciplinary team.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the present respiratory regimen.
  • Provide input into the interdisciplinary plan of care to promote optimal respiratory functions related to the patient’s potential.
  • Instruct patients and caregivers in appropriate respiratory care procedures and techniques
  • Participate as needed in the care process and as directed by the interdisciplinary team
  • Complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner
  • Provide educational programs for VITAS staff members

Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program



Qualifications

  • B.R.C (National Board for Respiratory Care) credentialed (CRTT minimum; RRT preferred)
  • Current CA License for Respiratory Care practitioner
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a respiratory therapist RRT: Acute care and home care field experience required. CRTT: minimum 2 years’ experience with at least 1 year acute care and 1 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.


Special Instructions to Candidates

EOE/AA
M/F/D/V

Job Requirements

 
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