Rehab Services Careers at Lifespan

Registered Respiratory Therapist Job

Job Number: LHM15146

Job Title: Registered Respiratory Therapist

Department: Respiratory Therapy - 3042787

Facility: Lifespan Home Medical

Location: Lincoln, RI

Associates degree (A.S.) from college or university or equivalent is required. Must be a certified registered Respiratory Therapist licensed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Able to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations. Ability to write reports and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, customers and the general public.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions percentage and volumes. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram or schedule form

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.

Must have a valid driver's license with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in acceptable working order.

Under general direction, assists Respiratory Manager with the assessment of client needs according to physicians' prescription. Educates patient/family/caregivers in hospital or at home where needed according to policy. Sets up and delivers necessary equipment and supplies to meet those needs/program/business development and marketing efforts.