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Respiratory Therapist / Nurse

Company: Rotech Healthcare Inc.
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

OVERVIEW:
Rotech Healthcare Inc. -is a national leader in providing ventilators, oxygen, sleep apnea treatment, wound care solutions and home medical equipment. - We help patients lead a more comfortable and productive life by keeping them engaged in their care and empowering them to manage their health and treatment at home. - -Rotech provides high quality medical products, services and outstanding customer care through hundreds of locations across 45 states. For additional information, visit our company homepage -Rotech.com -Connect with us! - -FACEBOOK - -INSTAGRAM - -TWITTER - -LINKEDIN

JOB INFORMATION:
SummaryWe are seeking qualified -Respiratory Therapists (RRT / CRT / RN) -to join our team to educate, train and monitor patients using ventilators, PAP therapy, home oxygen and other respiratory equipment. You'll use your clinical skills by assessing patient needs and communicating your findings to the physician. Our model of care ensures patients receive quality care specific to their individual needs and medical condition.We have both Full Time and Per Diem / PRN positions available. -Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.Maintains a complete listing of all current respiratory patientsProvides initial and ongoing phone contacts with all respiratory patients per Rotech policy and procedureProvides in-home visits to patients per Rotech's policy and procedureConducts patient assessment per Rotech's policy and procedure and the physician's order - Patient assessment may include but is not limited to:Verbal assessment (e.g., patient history, symptom review, etc.)Physical assessment (e.g., lung auscultation, blood pressure, etc.)Diagnostics (e.g., spirometry, oximetry, sleep studies)Provides patient education as applicable. - Education may include but is not limited to:Respiratory equipment use and maintenancePhysician's prescription for equipmentImportance of compliance with physician's prescriptionBenefits of therapyPotential consequences of noncompliancePotential adverse reactions/side effects from therapySets up all highly technical respiratory equipment including but not limited to:Invasive VentilatorNoninvasive VentilatorInfant MonitorsOther high-tech respiratory equipment as defined by scope of service at the branch (e.g., cough assist, negative pressure ventilation, IPPB, etc.)Monitors ongoing function of highly technical respiratory equipment including but not limited to:Invasive VentilatorNoninvasive VentilatorInfant MonitorsOther high-tech respiratory equipment as defined by scope of service at the branch (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 policySupports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Area ManagerPerforms other duties as required by state licensure lawPerforms other duties and responsibilities as defined by the Area Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:
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 ExperienceCompletion of an accredited program/degree in respiratory care preferred. Nursing or other paramedical training may be acceptable depending upon state licensure lawsHome respiratory care experience is preferredDegree in respiratory therapy or related science is preferred.Maintains continuing education as necessary for performance of job responsibilities and as required for state licensureCertifications, License, RegistrationsCredentials as a respiratory therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (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 location. May be required to obtain license in neighboring states as required by service area of locationMust possess a current driver's license and/or commercial driver's license as required by lawSkills, Knowledge and AbilitiesEffectively communicate in English; both oral and writtenHelpful, knowledgeable and polite while maintaining a positive attitudeInterpret 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 informationMake appropriate recommendations for changes to patient care as dictated by patient assessmentMulti-task along with attention to detailReview 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 DemandsRequires occasional lifting and transporting of patient equipmentRequires contact with patients and equipment with potential exposure to contagious pathogensMay be required to comply with OSHA Respirator Requirements, including but not limited to Medical Evaluations and Fit-TestingSome travel via automobile required to patient's home and meetingsWill maintain an office as provided by Location Manager

ROTECH INFORMATION:
Benefits401kMedical, Dental and VisionLife Insurance and DisabilityGenerous Paid Time Off and Paid HolidaysEmployee Discount ProgramEmployee Recognition programBonus and Incentive OpportunitiesCellular phone reimbursementMake 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. -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

Keywords: Rotech Healthcare Inc., Kokomo , Respiratory Therapist / Nurse, Healthcare , Kokomo, Indiana

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