Asthma Education Specialist Needed for Milford Regional Program

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Asthma Education Specialist Needed for Milford Regional Program

Provide in home asthma assessments and medication management strategies for the Milford Health Department’s Putting on AIRS asthma intervention program

This is a grant-funded contractor position contingent on availability of funds. Open availability $28/hr. This hourly rate includes travel time, asthma education with Putting on AIRS client and paperwork.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS – Licensed Respiratory Therapist

 QUALIFICATIONS – Respiratory Therapist with current asthma educator certification and experience in education and asthma care. Experience and training in asthma management and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Guidelines for Asthma Management. Displays effective communication and interpersonal skills working with providers, staff and patients. Utilizes problem solving approach to difficult/complex patient and staff situations. Organizational skills are necessary to prioritize and coordinate activities with other members of the health care team.

Must have a valid Connecticut Driver’s License and own reliable transportation. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends.

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