Summary: Job Description: To provide superior patient care in a pulmonary rehabilitation setting in compliance with JACHO, AACVPR and ACMS standard regulations. Update and maintain patient's individual treatment plan and other required documentation. Assist with rehab program by following individual treatment plan (ITP) and educational needs. Must be able to adapt to given situations in a clinical setting and emergency situations. Pulmonary rehab specialist must exhibit knowledge and understanding of the physiology progression of chronic lungs conditions. The pharmokentics, actions and multiplicity of pulmonary medications. Staff must be able to articulate knowledge of secretion clearance techniques, oxygen use and safety. Staff will have a basic knowledge of psychosocial understanding and how chronic lung conditions affect their mental status along with family members. Staff will display an aptitude of creativity to assist with patients enhancements of daily living. RRT certification specific: RRT's will be competent in completion of initial intake assessments. They must be able to determine if the patient meets qualifications for the rehab program. They must display competence in administering assessment tools for outcome measurements, specific to pulmonary rehab. Completion of initial assessment documentation in a timely manner.
1yr. as a CRT/RRT/RN/ASEP credentials.
Demonstrate clinical competence in patient care. Display the ability to obtain accurate vital signs. Knowledge of chronic pulmonary conditions.
Responsibilities: Demonstrates essential skill competencies in use of treatment modalities across multiple disciplines as appropriate to treatment setting. Applies knowledge within the defined competencies while providing patient treatment as evidenced by observation, documentation and team feedback. Effectively prepares and sets up for patient treatment and adheres to guidelines established for patient care. Demonstrates proper clinical judgment during exercise program when monitoring patients. Communicates effectively in documentation and verbally with patients, family, medical staff, care team members, students, supervisors and outside contacts in order to collaborate with team members and provide effective care. Demonstrates collaboration in communication with team members, is open to feedback, receptive to change, and creative when defining the patient treatment plan. Contacts appropriate medical staff if there is any change in the patients condition or change in response to treatment. Communicates appropriate information to patients and family regarding patients status etc., deferring to physician appropriately. Appropriately and effectively accesses patient information, completes documentation, schedules an initial assessment/follow up on patient referrals, completes chart set-up, and charges appropriately for services provided where applicable for productive time using program guidelines as evidenced by review of documentation. Completes assigned administrative responsibilities within established time frames (e.g. flow sheets, office business tasks, and patient scheduling) as evidenced by observation and team feedback. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility and knowledge regarding supplies and equipment. Maintains a clean, safe, orderly treatment area, maintains equipment upkeep and inventory as well as maintaining supplies as outlined by supervisor and evidenced by observation. Participates in educational efforts of department (e.g. in services, CPR, BLS, ACLS, Glucometer training). Provides education methods as appropriate to patients at a level of understanding and motivation. Contributes to productivity standards set by the program/dept. by making effective use of unscheduled time and flexing. Demonstrates the ability to be proactive in identifying problems and initiating alternative approaches to daily responsibilities. Demonstrates the ability to independently carry out a treatment plan to address therapy goals anticipating clinician and patient needs in preparation for delivery of treatment as evidenced by observation and team feedback.
Credentials: Essential: * BLS - Basic Life Saving certification Nonessential: * ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors * Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.
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