Respiratory Therapist - Days/Nights

20 Nov 2023

The Respiratory Therapist provides respiratory and pulmonary therapy, management, and rehabilitation under the direction of a doctor. The Respiratory Therapist treats conditions that affect the pulmonary system and help patients who are having trouble breathing from infants to the elderly in a variety of health care settings. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Adheres to established policies and procedures of the facility

Performs focused interviews to identify specific patient needs

Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition

Plans for outcomes of care for those patients assigned

Assists with diagnosing lung or breathing disorders

Evaluates patients and performs tests and studies when indicated

Determines appropriate therapy and treatment options in collaboration with physicians

Analyzes blood and sputum in the lab when applicable

Manages respiratory/pulmonary equipment and devices

Educates patients and families about lung diseases and breathing disorders

Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard.

Adheres to emergency, safety and infection control procedures of the facility

Promotes and participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonal communications

Reports changes in the patient’s respiratory status to the Director/Supervisor of Respiratory Care Services, the nurse primarily responsible for the patient, and the physician, as needed, and prior to leaving the facility

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

Current Respiratory Therapist Certification or Registration for the state in which he/she practices

One year of respiratory therapy clinical experience preferred

Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

Participation and completion of Maxim’s Competency program when applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age Compliance & Ethics Expectations


At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed. Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

  • ID: #50569879
  • State: Ohio Oregon 43616 Oregon USA
  • City: Oregon
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2023-11-20
  • Deadline: 2024-01-20
  • Category: Et cetera