Respiratory Therapist Paid Per Service

Rotech Healthcare Inc.

Nashville, TN 37230

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

YES, Rotech is STILL HIRING to help serve our patients during this time of the COVID-19. Our business has picked up!! SUBMIT your RESUME today for a manager to review.


As your Home Respiratory and DME equipment and services provider, our number one priority is the safety of our patients and our employees. PPE is provided to all of our employees that will have contact with patients.


We have implemented the following measures:


+ We are maintaining social distancing of at least 6 feet in both the workplace and during home delivery/pickup, whenever possible.


+ We are asking patients to complete a screening questionnaire to determine high-risk situations for our employees.


+ We have enhanced cleaning procedures for all of our equipment.


+ We are communicating frequently with our employees regarding the latest guidance from the CDC.


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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 Responsibilities


+ Available 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 CVR


+ Provides 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 therapy


+ Sets 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 Responsibilities


+ None


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


+ Completion 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 Abilities


+ Deductive 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 Demands


+ Available 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 Abilities


+ Email 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, pri


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