Works under the direction of the Nurse Mgr. of CardioPulmonary Rehab.
Responsible for planning, coordinating, and supervising all rehab activities related directly or indirectly to patient care for a group of patients within the CardioPulmonary Rehab Dept.
Evaluate patient's physical and psychosocial needs, administers direct patient care, and provides education for the patient/significant other.
NYS License and NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist
BS degree in Respiratory Care preferred
PFT certified, BLS, and ACLS certified
5 yrs. Respiratory Care exp. as a Respiratory Therapist
Pulmonary Function Testing exp.
Basic knowledge of principles of exercise and nutrition
Good interpersonal and documentation skills