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Director of Respiratory Therapy

Company: Sunnyside Nursing and Post-Acute Care
Location: Torrance
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

About UsCentrally located in Torrance, California, Sunnyside Nursing and Post-Acute Care provides sub-acute nursing care, rehabilitation services, skilled nursing, and long-term care. Our compassionate staff offers individualized care plans for each resident to ensure personalized care is provided to all our patients with a goal to return home.Our team of qualified professionals provides compassionate care by:

  • Maintaining high medical integrity
  • Fostering a team spirit among staff
  • Creating friendly, beautiful surroundings for our residents and their visitorsWe understand the importance of creating a comfortable and nurturing atmosphere, whether residents stay for short-term treatment or long-term care.Job Description
    • Treat a wide range of patients
    • Consult with physicians and other healthcare staff to help develop and modify individual patient care plans
    • Provide complex therapy requiring a great deal of independent judgment, such as caring for patients who are on life support in hospital intensive care units.
    • Evaluate patients by performing limited physical examinations and conducting diagnostic tests including those that measure lung capacity tests and acidity and alkalinity of the blood
    • Treat patients by using oxygen or oxygen mixtures, chest physiotherapy, and aerosol medications.
    • Connect patients who cannot breathe on their own to ventilators that deliver pressurized oxygen into the lungs
    • Teach patients how to use medications and equipment
    • Perform regular checks on patients and equipment
    • Supervise respiratory therapists
    • Manage staffing and schedule for the RT Department
    • Ensure adequate respiratory supplies are ordered, organized, and maintained per facility's need
    • Ensure Respiratory equipment is serviced and maintained according to the manufacturer's specifications
    • Train and provide in-service to RT staff
    • Update and maintain department's policies and proceduresRequirementsMust have a current and active RT LicenseMust be authorized to work in the United StatesQualifications
      • Managerial Experience
      • Point Click Care ExperienceSkills
        • Communication
        • Critical Thinking
        • Time Management
        • Cultural Competence/Respect
        • ResiliencyBenefitsWhy Work for Sunnyside Nursing & Post-Acute Care
          • Top of the market wages
          • Paid orientation and training
          • Opportunities for growth
          • Paid sick leave/paid holidays
          • Medical, dental, vision, and AFLAC
          • 401K
          • Loving and caring work environment
          • We take great pride in meeting or exceeding CDC and CMS standards. On-site experts provide teaching, coaching, and support on infection prevention practices. In addition, we maintain an abundant supply of PPE, including N95/KN95 masks, for all who provide care and services to our patients and residents. Our multiple testing capabilities, including Point-of-Care (POC) testing, are available at every location and comply with CMS and local guidanceIf hired, we require that all employees be vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERWe are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity & pride ourselves on creating an inclusive environment for all employees and residents.

Keywords: Sunnyside Nursing and Post-Acute Care, Torrance , Director of Respiratory Therapy, Executive , Torrance, California

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