Respiratory Therapist Paid Per Service

Wyoming, Sheridan Sheridan USA
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JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW

Join the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry and Let us be Your Road to Success

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 in the Rotech family of hometown companies contribute to delivering outstanding customer service and the very best in quality patient care through hundreds of locations across 48 states. Additional information can be found at www.rotech.com.

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.

JOB INFORMATION

Summary

We are seeking a qualified Respiratory Therapist (RT / RRT / CRT) to join the Rotech team. In this position you will be responsible for providing clinical patient services and support within the location. This position is a Paid Per Service / Paid Per Job / Paid Per Set-Up. Want extra money on top of your other job Want to work PT or FT This would be perfect for you. Work your own hours, create your own schedule. The more set-ups you complete, the more money you will make. Doesn't that sound sweet? Apply now to have the schedule that you want to work and as many or little hours that you want.

Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesAvailable for on-call assignments as needed

Assumes on-call responsibilities for phone consultations during non-business hours as outlined by Rotech's policy and the Location Manager (e.g., AHCC locations)

Conducts patient assessment per Rotech's policies and procedures and the physician's orders

Maintains continuing education as necessary for performance of job responsibilities and as required for state licensure or certification

Maintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed per Rotech's policies and procedures

Maintains records and workspace in an organized, safe, clean, and neat fashion

Maintains up-to-date licensure certification or other requirements per state law in the state(s) of practice

Provides in-home and location visits with patients per Rotech's policies and procedures

Provides Sleep Central Clinics (where applicable) for patients per Rotech's policies and procedures

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 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 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 CVRProvides patient education as applicable. Education may include but is not limited to:

a) Respiratory equipment use, maintenance and safety

b) Physician's prescription for equipment use

c) Importance of compliance with physician's prescription

d) Benefits of therapy

e) Potential consequences of noncompliance

f) Potential adverse reactions/side effects from therapySets up all highly technical respiratory equipment including but not limited to:

a) Invasive ventilator

b) Noninvasive ventilator

c) Infant monitors

d) 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 ventilator

b) Noninvasive ventilator

c) Infant monitors

d) Other high-tech respiratory equipment as defined by scope of service at the location (e.g., cough assist, negative pressure ventilation, IPPB, etc.)

Supervisory ResponsibilitiesNone

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

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 (e.g., RN, LPN, LPV) depending upon state licensure laws

Degree in respiratory therapy or related science is preferred

Home respiratory care experience is preferred

Maintain CEUs as required by state law, and if not required by state law, then maintain a minimum of 4 CEUs per year

May be required to obtain license in neighboring states as required by service area of location

Must be licensed in primary state of home office as required by state law and provide a copy of license to the location

Nursing or other paramedical training may be acceptable depending upon state licensure laws

Skills, Knowledge and AbilitiesDeductive problem solving skills

Effectively communicate in English; both oral and written, with physicians, location employees and patients to ensure questions and concerns are processed in a timely manner

Helpful, knowledgeable and polite while maintaining a positive attitude

Interpret a variety of instructions in a variety of communication mediums

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

Mapping skills including ability to plan time-saving routes

Multi-task along with attention to detail

Read and successfully interpret written directions and/or instructions in English

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 DemandsAvailable for on-call assignments as needed

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

Machines, Equipment and Technical AbilitiesEmail transmission and communication

Internet navigation and research

Microsoft applications including but not limited to Word, Excel, Power-Point, Publisher, Access, etc.

Office equipment; fax machine, copier, printer, phone and computer

Work EnvironmentOffice environment, warehouse, the field

Travel via automobile required to patient's homes, referral sources and meetings

May be required to use a personal vehicle for business activities with reimbursement

Will Work out of assigned location

Occasionally works alternative schedules to accommodate clinics

ROTECH INFORMATION

Rotech OffersCareer Path and Management Opportunities

Bonus

Employee Discounts, Referral Bonus, Recognition Program and Employee Service Program

Cell Phone reimbursement (when applicable for the position)

Mileage reimbursement (when applicable for the position)

Benefits401k

Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision plans

Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account

Short Term and Long Term Disability

Supplemental Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program

Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

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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 Rotech Healthcare Inc.

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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.

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