Renker Wellness Center
Part Time
8 Hour Shift
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Job #
  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • The position provides routine patient care to Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab patients and Adult Community Fitness Center Members
  • Reports to
    • Manager, Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Supervises
    • None
  • Ages of Patients
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • Minimal/ No Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: Graduate from an AMA, CoARC or JRCRTE approved Respiratory Therapy program; current and valid Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
      • Preferred: Associate Degree
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) required; American Heart Association BLS.
      • Preferred: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and EKG Interpretation.
    • Experience
      • Required: 2 yrs acute/chronic resp. care
      • Preferred: 5 yrs acute/chronic resp. care
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Responsible for direct patient care in Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
    • Performs evaluation on outpatient candidates for Pulmonary Rehab.
    • Develops care plan and establishes goals with patient and revises as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment.
    • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate.
    • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of pulmonary disease, surgeries and therapies.
    • Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
    • Stays current with new treatments/technologies/advancements through continuing education, seminars/conferences, professional journals and societies.
    • Provides accurate and precise reporting of patient condition and changes in a timely manner to Coordinator and physicians.
    • Consistent documentation in accordance with EMC policies and procedures.
    • Assists unit goals to meet budget.
    • Demonstrates competency in the operation of equipment specific to clinical area.
    • Communicates with co-workers prior to breaks and lunches to ensure continuity of patient care.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of Department of Nursing performance Improvement and Patient Safety goals.
    • Assists with rehabilitation of cardiac patients within scope of practice
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

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