Respiratory Director

Ensign   •  

Provo, UT

Industry: Biotech/Pharma

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Not Specified years

Posted 346 days ago

Provo Rehab is looking for an experienced Director of Respiratory Therapy. The director will be responsible for the overall management of the Ventilator Unit, supervise licensed respiratory therapists, provide advisement to administration regarding equipment purchases, environment conditions supportive to respiratory care and residents. Participate in the development of the facility's protocols and procedures for the establishment, continuation and expansion of respiratory care and services. The successful candidate will have experience working as a Respiratory Therapist in a hospital setting, a compassionate and caring attitude and a proven ability to work collaboratively. If you are a registered Respiratory Therapist that’s looking to further your career in a growing healthcare practice, we want to hear from you!

  • Perform necessary procedures with non-invasive methods such as CPAP and BIPAP therapies
  • Educate and counsel staff members on basic respiratory therapy procedures
  • Create therapy programs for patients based on the specific instructions of Physicians
  • Engage in diagnostic evaluation, treatment and control of deficiencies and abnormal functions found in the patient’s cardiopulmonary system
  • Collaborate with nursing staff to administer blood gas samples and perform basic analysis

Required Experience:

  • AssociateDegree in Respiratory Therapy required
  • Current and valid Utah RRT license
  • 2+ years’ active therapy experiencerequired
  • Previous supervisory experiencepreferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of therapy procedures for patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric
  • Ability to work collaboratively and with minimal supervision

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