Brookdale Senior Living prn Respiratory Therapist- Home Health in Melbourne, Florida

*PRN prn Respiratory Therapist- Home Health

Medicare Home Health visits*

Melbourne, FL

Job #: prnRTHHMelb641290

Nurse on Call - Home Healthcare by Brookdale, is a Medicare certified agency providing home healthcare services. We take pride in our strong reputation for furnishing the high quality skilled nursing, rehabilitation and related services that our patients and their families and physicians expect and deserve. We enrich lives every day.

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Brookdale. Bringing new life to senior living./

Brookdale Healthcare Services is looking for a Respiratory Therapist to provide therapy services in the Melbourne area. Join a dynamic team of health care providers focused on health, wellness and prevention for all our patients.

Your responsibilities:

  • Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders

  • Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures, maintain patient records, as well as, select, assemble, check, and operate appropriate respiratory equipment

  • Educate patients/families about their conditions and teaches appropriate disease management techniques, such as breathing exercises and the use of medication and respiratory equipment, in compliance with HIPPA

  • Monitor patient"s physiological responses to therapy, such as: vital signs, arterial blood gases, and blood chemistry changes

  • Conduct tests including: electrocardiograms, stress testing, and lung capacity tests to evaluate patients cardiopulmonary functions

Requiredskills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited program required

  • Prior Respiratory Therapy experience is needed

  • One year of experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Certified Respiratory Therapist or Registered Respiratory Therapist

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Brookdaleis an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.