Pulmonary Rehab Respiratory Therapist - per diem at Salem Hospital(NSMC)

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Location: Salem, Massachusetts





Job Description:

In conjunction with the Pulmonary Rehab Team, is responsible for the daily operations of the exercise/education component of the Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program along with administrative duties as assigned.


Conducts the exercise component of the program with other team member(s). Monitors vital signs, adjusts oxygen as needed and determines when to defer or terminate a treatment session per protocol.
• Documents clear and concise in the medical record.
• Develops patient teaching materials and protocols for the Pulmonary Rehab Program.
• Responsible for maintaining a strong and current knowledge of pulmonary rehabilitation information via lectures, seminars, independent reading, etc.
• Consistently demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, consider solutions, alternatives and ramifications, and choose the appropriate course of action.



Qualifications

Experience:
Required: 2+ years experience as a licensed respiratory therapist.
Preferred: Experience working with pulmonary rehab patients.


Education/Degree requirements:
Required: Must be a graduate of an accredited college program of respiratory therapy


Licensure, Certifications, or Registration:
Required: Massachusetts State license in Respiratory Therapy
Preferred:Member of Massachusetts Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehab (MACVPR).


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