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Area Director of Respiratory Therapy Full Time

Las Vegas, Nevada
Job #: 431368
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This rewarding career will have a big impact in the lives of your patients and patients family. You will build relationships and provide excellent patient care. You will increase the quality and the care of people’s lives everyday by teaching them how to breathe easier. At Kindred Hospitals, our Respiratory Therapists goal and passion is to help their patients regain independence and have a better quality of life by breathing without assistive devices. As a RT you will collaborate and grow in a positive and flexible team environment while administering safe and competent respiratory care.

Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Respiratory Therapist at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Flexible
  • Proactive
  • Quick-thinking
  • Team player
  • Understanding

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I must say that this is a very organized company that truly cares about their employees’ well-being.

– HD Respiratory Therapist

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

  • Benefits and Recognition

    Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

Job Details


Description

IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a hospital setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients you treat.
You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it.  You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare.
Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve.  Join us!
Summary:
Under limited supervision, directs Respiratory Therapy Services of more than one hospital. Plans, Directs and Monitors clinical and technical operations, functions and resources of the Respiratory Therapy Department.  Administers respiratory therapy care and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of cardiopulmonary system.  Performs diagnostic tests of cardiovascular and pulmonary system to aid physicians in diagnosis and treatment of heart and lung disorders.  Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelors degree in Respiratory Therapy or Administration.

Licenses/Certification:-

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care.

- Current state licensure. - BCLS and ACLS certifications.

- ACLS instructor preferred -

Must maintain currency of NBRC and BCLS/ACLS Certifications and State license.

Experience:

Minimum five years of previous experience in all aspects of cardiopulmonary services.

Minimum four years management experience in acute care hospital.

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