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Respiratory Therapist (Night Shift)

Trailpoint Village South Bend Full-Time
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We are currently accepting applications for the following position:


Respiratory Therapist  

 

The Respiratory Therapist delivers quality Pulmonary Rehabilitative services for patients, caregivers, and facilities to optimize clinical outcomes in accordance with principles and practices of respiratory therapy and with company policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:

  • Evaluates, assesses, and determines realistic patient goals relating to pulmonary rehabilitative services.
  • Coordinates and develops individualized plans of care for patients in collaboration with other members of the rehabilitative team. Accurately document progress toward identified objectives.
  • Communicates the patient’s functional status and needs to the patient, caregivers, and other professionals as appropriate.
  • Complies with Minimum Data Set (MDS) procedures and effective care plans.
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely manner including outcomes data.
  • Supports patient learning skills and techniques utilized in protocols, and monitors patient and family needs.
  • Acts as a resource to other healthcare professionals regarding Pulmonary Rehabilitative procedures and the appropriate utilization of various services provided.
  • Establishes and maintains courteous and helpful interaction patterns with facility staff, patients, and other caregivers, which reflect sensitivity to individual needs and a caring, problem-solving approach.  Provides direct patient care and conducts patient training sessions.
  • Actively integrates therapy’s role into facility and interdisciplinary treatment teams.
  • Maintains positive communications and enhances relations with all internal and external customers.
  • Adheres to state regulations concerning the practice of respiratory therapy.
  • Contributes to facility patient care, utilization review, case management, administrative staff/department head, and care conference activities/communications.
  • Serves as a consultant to therapy staff and nursing staff.  Provides in-services as requested.
  • Establishes and maintains a good working relationship with other healthcare professionals and colleagues making appropriate referrals to other members of the rehabilitation team.
  • Initiates department emergency procedures as necessary.
  • Adheres to established-company and facility policies and procedures related to environmental safety, orderliness, risk management, infection control and emergency situations; and the patient’s Bill of Rights.
  • Submits billing, payroll and expense documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Assists in collection of all necessary data for rehabilitation services.

We offer attractive compensation and an excellent benefits package including:

 Group medical/dental/ vision/life insurance

 401(k) Retirement Plan 

 Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

 Disability Insurance

 Tuition Assistance

Room for Advancement

Year End Bonus

Verizon and Sprint Cell Phone Discount

YMCA Discounts

Must be available to work varying hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Minimum of current BLS certification, ACLS certification preferred.

Graduate of an CoARC (Committee on the Accreditation of Respiratory Care) accredited school of therapy program.

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)

Valid State license.

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Job ID: RT-Trailpoint (Night)

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Caring people make the difference at Trailpoint Village. You can feel it the minute you walk into our community and meet our staff. They are experts in senior care who are not just doing a job, but following a calling. They are here to help you and your family find answers, solutions and peace of mind. In fact, they become an extension of your family.

Trailpoint Village is located in southeast South Bend, off of Ironwood Dr. with easy access to bypass 20. Our location is just south of the St. Joseph River and is within 5 miles of Memorial Hospital. You can rest assured that your loved one is close to important amenities and engaging activities within South Bend.