Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Therapist

03 Apr 2022
Wyoming, Sheridan, 82801 Sheridan USA

Respiratory Therapist

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Rotech Healthcare Inc. is a national leader in providing Respiratory and Sleep Apnea treatment as well as home medical equipment. Each and every day, thousands of employees contribute to delivering outstanding customer service and patient care through hundreds of locations across 45 states. For additional information, please visit our company homepage

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JOB INFORMATION


Summary


We are seeking a qualified

Respiratory Therapist (RRT / CRT / RN) to join the Rotech team. This position is responsible for providing clinical patient services and support within the location.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Available for on-call assignments as needed
  • Maintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed per Rotech's policies and procedures
  • Provides in-home and location visits with patients
  • Provides Sleep Central Clinics (where applicable) for patients
  • Supports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Location Manager
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required by state licensure law or by the Location Manager
  • Patient assessment may include but is not limited to:

    • a) Verbal or physical assessment
    • c) Diagnostics (e.g., oximetry, sleep screenings, etc.)
    • d) Determines whether Standing Order exists for each patient; and if not, works with sales to obtain
    • e) Visits are scheduled on time; visits are not overdue; visits patient per procedure
    • f) Evaluates patient and completes all applicable sections of the patient CVR
  • Provides patient education as applicable. Education may include but is not limited to:

    • a) Respiratory equipment use, maintenance and safety
    • e) Potential consequences of noncompliance
    • f) Potential adverse reactions/side effects from therapy
  • Sets up all and monitors ongoing function of highly technical respiratory equipment; a) Invasive ventilator, b) Noninvasive ventilator and/or c) Infant monitors



QUALIFICATIONS


Employment is contingent on


  • Background investigation (company-wide)
  • Drug screen (when applicable for the position)
  • Valid driver's license in state of residence with a clean driving record (when applicable for the position)
Education and/or Experience


  • Degree in respiratory therapy or related science, preferred
  • Completion of an accredited program/degree in respiratory care, preferred
  • Licensed in primary state of home office, required
  • May be required to obtain license in neighboring states
  • Credentials as a respiratory therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT); RRT/CRT is preferred but other medical credentials may be acceptable (RN) depending upon state licensure laws
  • Home respiratory care experience, preferred
  • Maintain CEUs as required by state law, and if not required by state law, then maintain a minimum of 4 CEUs per year
  • Nursing or other paramedical training may be acceptable depending upon state licensure laws
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities


  • Effectively communicate in English; both oral and written
  • Helpful, knowledgeable and polite while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Interpret a variety of communications (verbal, non-verbal, written, listening and visual)
  • Knowledge of Durable Medical Equipment (DME) or Home Medical Equipment (HME)
  • Maintain confidentiality and practice discretion and caution when handling sensitive information
  • Make appropriate recommendations for changes to patient care as dictated by patient assessment
  • Multi-task along with attention to detail
  • Review patient charts and discern compliance with Rotech's policies and procedures
  • Self-motivation, organized, time-management and deductive problem solving skills
  • Sense of urgency and responsiveness to physicians, location employees and patients
  • Work independently and as part of a team
Physical Demands


  • Available for on-call assignments as needed
  • May be required to comply with OSHA Respirator Requirements, including but not limited to Medical Evaluations and Fit-Testing
  • Requires close vision to small print on computer and or paperwork
  • Requires contact with patients and equipment with potential exposure to contagious pathogens
  • Requires occasional lifting and transporting of patient equipment
  • Requires sitting, walking, standing, talking or listening
  • Travel via automobile to patient's homes, referral sources and meetings
  • Maybe required to use a personal vehicle (depending on the location) for business activities with reimbursement
  • Occasionally works alternative schedules to accommodate clinics
Machines, Equipment and Technical Abilities


  • Email transmission and communication
  • Internet navigation and research
  • Microsoft applications; Word and Excel
  • Office equipment; fax machine, copier, printer, phone and computer



ROTECH INFORMATION


Benefits


  • 401k
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Recognition program
  • Bonus and Incentive Opportunities
  • Cellular phone reimbursement
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