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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Exceptional Care for Children
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Job Description Exceptional Care for Children (ECC) has an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and growing healthcare team as a Respiratory Therapist . We are seeking candidates available for full time employment, as we are expanding our respiratory care department related to increased census. Typical shifts are 12 hours, Candidates should be committed to providing the highest quality of care and services to pediatric patients requiring transitional, long term, and/or palliative care. We are an around-the-clock residential facility that provides skilled care to medically fragile children, birth to age 21, who have a technology dependency. ECC simply exists to provide a vulnerable population with as normal of a childhood experience as possible. For more information, please visit www.exceptionalcare.org or view our video channel at www.ec4children.org Responsibilities and Duties Provides care and advocacy to residents requiring respiratory expertise, and completes respiratory assessment of residents each shift. Participates in the care planning process. Assists with policy and procedure development and continuous quality improvement measures. Responsible for periodically covering school sessions, medical transports, and play therapy. Delivers periodic interdisciplinary in-service education to team members and responsible parties including mock codes and trach changes. Conducts parent/responsible party training and assess needs and deficits of the training parties under the direction of Director of Respiratory Services. Assists with routine respiratory care including equipment maintenance. Assists Clinical Nurses with respiratory treatments, troubleshooting equipment, etc. Provides daily interaction, including but not limited to frequent conversation, play and holding/cuddling of residents to provide daily stimulation. Committee participation including Admissions, Field Trip, and Education Committees. Qualifications and Skills Education and experience sufficient to meet position requirements; Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT); active and valid license in State of Delaware (or ability to seek) required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and accessing electronic medical records. Exhibits positive communication techniques and skills and has ability to make oral presentations. Possess special interest in working with pediatric long term care residents and children with special needs. Ability to speak, read, and write English and to relate positively, effectively, and appropriately with residents, families, community members, volunteers, vendors and other staff members. Personifies Exceptional Care for Children's core values of Service, Helpfulness, Excellence, Leadership, Dedication, Outstanding Conduct and Integrity, and Nurturing. Benefits We are proud to retain the finest employees of the highest caliber. We offer a generous benefits package including: 100% Employer Paid Employee Health Insurance Benefits Generous Paid Time off benefits 403B with Employer Math Company paid life and short term disability And Much more Exceptional Care for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA)

Keywords: Exceptional Care for Children, Newark , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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