Consulate Health Care Respiratory Therapist in Ferriday, Louisiana
Job ID 59175
Position Location US-LA-Ferriday
Facility Name Ferriday, Heritage Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center
Job Category Health Care
Position Status FT (Full Time)
Shift 12 HR SHIFTS
Respiratory Therapist / Part-Time / 12 Hour Shift
Heritage Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center 110 Serio Boulevard Ferriday, Louisiana 71334
An extraordinary opportunity to be a part of a culture you can be proud of by joining one of the nations’ top Long Term Care and Skilled Nursing health care providers at our dynamic facility located in FERRIDAY, LA.
As one of America’s top leading providers of medical services and rehabilitation for elderly patients in communities across the nation, Consulate Health Care provides the highest standard of services for short-term and long-term care needs. Our professionals impact our organization, our clients, and their families in a variety of constructive ways, every day. Even as we’ve grown to become the sixth-largest provider in the nation and the largest in the Sunshine State, it’s the little things we do while fulfilling our mission statement of “Providing Service with Our Hearts and Hands” that really make the difference. A position with Consulate Health Care means more than just a paycheck. We believe in creating a positive environment that reinforces your efforts to succeed and supports your long-term career development. We offer the opportunity to work with large corporation, but with the benefit of a small company feel!
Purpose of Job Position
As a Consulate Health Care Respiratory Therapist, you are entrusted with the responsibility of caring for our residents, families, co-workers, visitors and all others; as well as demonstrating in all interactions, Consulate Health Care’s five core values of Compassion, Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Passion. The primary purpose of your job position is to provide treatment, management, and care related to deficiencies or abnormalities associated with respiration to patients/residents requiring care. You are entrusted to provide innovative, responsible healthcare with the creation and implementation of new ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results.
Duties & Responsibilities
Assesses, plans, and evaluates respiratory care needs of patients/residents requiring subacute care.
Provides respiratory care utilizing all respiratory treatment modalities.
Performs respiratory care procedures as ordered for patients/residents requiring subacute care.
Maintains respiratory therapy equipment.
Serves as a resource for respiratory concerns for unit personnel.
Serves as preceptor, as delegated, for new respiratory personnel.
Participates in patient/resident and family education outlined in the plan of care.
Conducts self in a professional manner in compliance with unit and facility policies.
Embrace Consulate Health Care’s five core values of compassion, honesty, integrity, respect, and passion, and incorporate them into one’s daily job function.
Demonstrate respect and compassion in every interaction.
Conduct oneself with the highest degree of honesty and integrity in every interaction.
Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
May be trained and assigned to perform the Customer Care Liaison duties as needed.
Perform all other duties, as assigned.
Education and Experience
Graduation from an accredited program for Respiratory Therapists and current state license to practice profession.
Must possess a minimum of one (1) year experience in a critical care setting preferred.
Where Will Compassion Take You?
At Consulate Health Care, we're looking for talented, compassionate and hard-working individuals who are eager to serve others. Our team members go above and beyond to give our residents and patients the care they deserve — so you'll find that every day with Consulate Health Care offers new and exciting opportunities to learn and grow.
Compassionate hearts and passionate dedication – these two qualities shine in our team members and provide the foundation for our mission of “Providing Service With Our Hearts and Hands” . The compassion you'll show to residents, patients and their families is the lifeline of our business, while relationships with your peers and coworkers will strengthen our vibrant, diverse community.
Consulate Health Care is one of the nation's leading providers of Senior healthcare services, specializing in post-acute care. Operating in 21 states, we offer services ranging from short-term transitional care to Alzheimer’s and dementia care.
24-hour skilled nursing care
Comprehensive post-acute care
Physical, Occupational and Speech therapies
"Your Journey Home" short-term rehab program
Alzheimer's and dementia care
Care for medically-complex patients