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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Rotech Healthcare
Location: Orem
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

OVERVIEW Join the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry 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 TEXT ROTECH TO 51893 TO JOIN OUR TALENT NETWORK JOB INFORMATION SummaryWe 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 ResponsibilitiesAvailable for on-call assignments as neededMaintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed per Rotech's policies and proceduresProvides in-home and location visits with patientsProvides Sleep Central Clinics (where applicable) for patientsSupports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Location ManagerPerforms other duties and responsibilities as required by state licensure law or by the Location ManagerPatient assessment may include but is not limited to:a) Verbal or physical assessmentc) Diagnostics (eg, 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 safetye) Potential consequences of noncompliancef) Potential adverse reactions/side effects from therapySets up all and monitors ongoing function of highly technical respiratory equipment; a) Invasive ventilator, b) Noninvasive ventilator and/or c) Infant monitors Job Requirements: Employment is contingent onBackground 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 ExperienceDegree in respiratory therapy or related science is preferredCompletion of an accredited program/degree in respiratory care preferredMust be licensed in primary state of home office and may be required to obtain license in neighboring statesCredentials as a respiratory therapist , Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT); RRT/CRT is preferred but other medical credentials may be acceptable (eg, RN) depending upon state licensure lawsHome respiratory care experience is preferredMaintain CEUs as required by state law, and if not required by state law, then maintain a minimum of 4 CEUs per yearNursing or other paramedical training may be acceptable depending upon state licensure lawsSkills, Knowledge and AbilitiesDeductive problem solving skillsEffectively communicate in English; both oral and written, with physicians, location employees and patients to ensure questions and concerns are processed in a timely mannerHelpful, knowledgeable and polite while maintaining a positive attitudeInterpret a variety of instructions in a variety of communication mediumsKnowledge of Durable Medical Equipment (DME) or Home Medical Equipment (HME)Maintain confidentiality and practice discretion and caution when handling sensitive informationMake appropriate recommendations for changes to patient care as dictated by patient assessmentMulti-task along with attention to detailRead and successfully interpret written directions and/or instructions in EnglishReview patient charts and discern compliance with Rotech's policies and proceduresSelf-motivation, organized, time-management and deductive problem solving skillsSense of urgency and responsiveness to physicians, location employees and patientsWork independently and as part of a teamPhysical DemandsAvailable for on-call assignments as neededRequires close vision to small print on computer and or paperworkRequires contact with patients and equipment with potential exposure to contagious pathogensRequires occasional lifting and transporting of patient equipmentRequires sitting, walking, standing, talking or listeningMachines, Equipment and Technical AbilitiesEmail transmission and communicationInternet navigation and researchMicrosoft applications; Word and ExcelOffice equipment; fax machine, copier, printer, phone and computerWork EnvironmentOffice and warehouse environmentsTravel via automobile to patient's homes, referral sources and meetingsMaybe required to use a personal vehicle (depending on the location) for business activities with reimbursementOccasionally works alternative schedules to accommodate clinics ROTECH INFORMATION Benefits401kMedical, Dental and VisionLife Insurance and DisabilityGenerous Paid Time Off and Paid HolidaysBonus and Incentive Opportunities (Non-Exempt and Exempt)Mileage reimbursement (when applicable for the position)Telephone reimbursement (when applicable for the position)Make the Right Move, Create your Profile and Submit your Resume TODAY!! The hiring manager reviews resumes and contacts applicants that have related experience to the applied position. To view the status of a position that you submitted your profile / resume to, Sign into your account. We appreciate your interest in Rotech Healthcare Inc.TEXT ROTECH TO 51893 TO JOIN OUR TALENT NETWORK Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Rotech Healthcare Inc. 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, gender identity, 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. Rotech Healthcare Inc. is a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE Associated topics: aso, crt, resp, respiratory, respiratory care, respiratory therapist, rrt, therapist

Keywords: Rotech Healthcare, Orem , Respiratory Therapist, Other , Orem, Utah

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