Respiratory Therapist Pulmonary

  • Anna Jaques Hospital
  • Massachusetts, USA
  • Nov 15, 2022
Per Diem (PRN) Therapy

Job Description

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.
 
Under the supervision of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Manager, supervises rehab exercises and provides education to patients. Provides a safe environment for each patient to exercise and learn various techniques to improve their quality of life. Proficient in patient assessments with attention to evaluating the patient's response to exercise or the need to modify exercise. Proficient in education on chronic lung disease smoking and other related respiratory issues. Able to effectively communicate patient's progress or problems to the Medical Director or referring physicians. Provides ongoing patient follow-up until completion of the program. Demonstrates ability to utilize all equipment in the pulmonary rehab area, including cleaning, assembly, maintenance and troubleshooting. Completes all documentation accurately and in a timely manner Responsible for the care of patients in pulmonary rehabilitation. 

Qualifications

A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Respiratory Therapy and/or Pulmonary Rehabilitation. ACLS, BLS required. Must be proficient in oxygen supplementation, pulmonary medications, and clinical assessment skills. Must feel comfortable completing six-minute walk tests, rest and exercise oximetry testing, recording exercise vitals, and teaching pulmonary rehab patients 1:1 and in group settings on topics related to pulmonary disease and management. Must feel comfortable adjusting exercise prescription based off vital signs. Must hold license of Registered Respiratory Therapist.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities.

Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement. More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Schedule

Per Diem Scheduled Hours: 1 Work Shift: Rotating

Employment Type

Per Diem