Respiratory Therapist Paid Per Service - Belleville
Company: Rotech Healthcare Inc
Posted on: January 8, 2019
OverviewJoin the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Employer.Let us be Your Road to Success--We are seeking a qualified Respiratory Therapist to join the Rotech team. In this position you will be responsible for providing clinical patient services and support within the location.Why work for Rotech?--If we take a look at all the ways employees benefit from working at Rotech, we have a philosophy we like to call: "The Rotech Difference."What's the Rotech Difference?--It's made up of all the benefits, services and offerings available to Rotech Employees. It is the employee-based strategies that make our company an employer of choice in the healthcare industry. As a member of the Rotech Healthcare Team, employees can take advantage of many great opportunities as part of their career path.ResponsibilitiesMaintains records and workspace in an organized, safe, clean, and neat fashionProvides in-home and location visits with patients per Rotech's policies and proceduresProvides Sleep Central Clinics (where applicable) for patients per Rotech's policies and proceduresConducts patient assessment per Rotech's policies and procedures and the physician's ordersPatient assessment may include but is not limited to:a) Verbal assessment (e.g., patient history, symptom review, etc.)b) Physical assessment (e.g., lung auscultation, blood pressure, etc.)c) Diagnostics (e.g., oximetry, sleep screenings, etc.)d) Determines whether Standing Order exists for each patient; and if not, works with sales to obtaine) Visits are scheduled on time; visits are not overdue; visits patient per proceduref) Evaluates patient and completes all applicable sections of the patient CVRProvides patient education as applicable. Education may include but is not limited to:a) Respiratory equipment use, maintenance and safetyb) Physician's prescription for equipment usec) Importance of compliance with physician's prescriptiond) Benefits of therapye) Potential consequences of noncompliancef) Potential adverse reactions/side effects from therapySets up all highly technical respiratory equipment including but not limited to:a) Invasive ventilatorb) Noninvasive ventilatorc) Infant monitorsd) Other high-tech respiratory equipment as defined by scope of service at the location (e.g., cough assist, negative pressure ventilation, IPPB, etc.)Monitors ongoing function of highly technical respiratory equipment including but not limited to:a) Invasive ventilatorb) Noninvasive ventilatorc) Infant monitorsd) Other high-tech respiratory equipment as defined by scope of service at the location (e.g., cough assist, negative pressure ventilation, IPPB, etc.)Maintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed per Rotech's policies and proceduresAssumes on-call responsibilities for phone consultations during non-business hours as outlined by Rotech's policy and the Location Manager (e.g., AHCC locations)Supports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Location ManagerPerforms other duties as required by state licensure lawPerforms other duties and responsibilities as defined by the Location ManagerMaintains up-to-date licensure certification or other requirements per state law in the state(s) of practiceMaintains continuing education as necessary for performance of job responsibilities and as required for state licensure or certificationPerforms other duties as required or assignedSupervisory ResponsibilitiesNoneEducation and ExperienceCompletion of an accredited program/degree in respiratory care preferredNursing or other paramedical training may be acceptable depending upon state licensure lawsHome respiratory care experience is preferredDegree in respiratory therapy or related science is preferredCredentials as a respiratory therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)(CRT) is preferred but other medical credentials may be acceptable (e.g., RN, LPN, LPV) depending upon state licensure lawsMust be licensed in primary state of home office as required by state law and provide a copy of license to the locationMay be required to obtain license in neighboring states as required by service area of locationMaintain CEUs as required by state law, and if not required by state law, then maintain a minimum of 4 CEUs per yearValid driver's license with a clean record in the state in which you resideEmployment is contingent upon a drug screening test and background investigationSkillsMust be able to clearly communicate verbally with patients, caregivers, and Rotech personnelMust be able to clearly communicate via written correspondence to physicians, patients, and other personnelMust be able to review patient charts and discern compliance with Rotech's policies and proceduresMust be able to make appropriate recommendations for changes to patient care as dictated by patient assessmentPhysical DemandsRequires sitting, walking, standing, talking or listeningRequires close vision to small print on computer and or paperworkRequires occasional lifting and transporting of patient equipmentRequires contact with patients and equipment with potential exposure to contagious pathogensMachines, Equipment and Technical AbilitiesUnderstands use of all applicable home respiratory equipment and suppliesUsing common office equipment (e.g., phone, copier, fax, computer, etc.)Internet, including knowledge of email transmission and communicationInternet navigation and researchMicrosoft applications including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, etc.Work EnvironmentOffice, warehouse, fieldSome travel via automobile required to patient's homes, referral sources, and meetingsMay be required to use a personal vehicle for business activities with reimbursement according to Rotech's policyDepartmental InteractionThe respiratory clinician has a direct reporting line to the Location Manager (LCM), who is responsible for their day-to-day activitiesClose communication with all location personnel should be maintained to ensure consistent communication on patient mattersRotech OffersCompetitive CompensationCareer Path and Management opportunitiesHealth and wellness benefits to include medical, prescription, dental and vision plans, short term and long term disability, supplemental life insurance and flexible spending accountsEmployee Assistance programFull Time, Part Time, and Paid per Service positionsPTO and Paid Holidays401KBonusEmployee DiscountsMileage ReimbursementCell Phone ReimbursementEmployee Referral programEmployee Recognition programEmployee Service ProgramMake the right move, apply today & create your job profile!This process will take approximately 2-5 minutes to complete. The hiring manager will review your resume and contact you--if your qualifications match our needs. We appreciate your interest in Employer.CAREERS PORTAL-------------------------------- JOIN OUR TALENT NETWORK---------------------- FACEBOOK---------------------- LINKEDIN ---------------------------- TWITTEREqual Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with DisabilitiesEmployer. recruits, employs, trains, promotes, transfers, separates from employment and compensates employees without regard to membership in, association with, or perception of race, color, age, gender, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in each locality--where Rotech has employees.
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