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Respiratory Therapist Homecare

at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care

Posted: 10/1/2019
Job Reference #: 75057

Job Description

  • Posted Date2 weeks ago(10/1/2019 4:35 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-75057
    Program Posting
    Brevard, FL
    Regular / Temp
    Regular Full-Time
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    2
    Category
    Allied Health/Social Services
    Location
    Melbourne
    Zip Code
    32934
    Official Job Title
    Respiratory Therapist Homecare
    State
    Florida
  • 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.

    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

    • 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
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