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Respiratory Therapist / Nurse (PRN)

Company: Rotech
Location: Greenville
Posted on: September 22, 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 LINKEDINJOB INFORMATION Summary We 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. PRN positions (Per Diem/ Paid Per Set-Up): As a Rotech employee you would be able to create your own schedule by accepting the number of set-ups you would like to complete each week. You are paid per set-up which ranges from $5.00 - $100.00 per service. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Maintains a complete listing of all current respiratory patients
  • Provides initial and ongoing phone contacts with all respiratory patients per Rotech policy and procedure
  • Provides in-home visits to patients per Rotech's policy and procedure
  • Conducts 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 maintenance
      • Physician's prescription for equipment
      • Importance of compliance with physician's prescription
      • Benefits of therapy
      • Potential consequences of noncompliance
      • Potential adverse reactions/side effects from therapy
      • Sets up all highly technical respiratory equipment including but not limited to:
        • Invasive Ventilator
        • Noninvasive Ventilator
        • Infant Monitors
        • Other 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 Ventilator
          • Noninvasive Ventilator
          • Infant Monitors
          • Other 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 procedures
          • Assumes on-call responsibilities for phone consultations during non-business hours as outlined by Rotech's policy
          • Supports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Area Manager
          • Performs other duties as required by state licensure law
          • Performs other duties and responsibilities as defined by the Area Manager QUALIFICATIONS 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. Nursing or other paramedical training may be acceptable depending upon state licensure laws
              • Home respiratory care experience is preferred
              • Degree in respiratory therapy or related science is preferred.
              • Maintains continuing education as necessary for performance of job responsibilities and as required for state licensure Certifications, License, Registrations
                • Credentials 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 laws
                • Must 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 location
                • Must possess a current driver's license and/or commercial driver's license as required by law Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
                  • Effectively communicate in English; both oral and written
                  • Helpful, knowledgeable and polite while maintaining a positive attitude
                  • Interpret 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 information
                  • Make appropriate recommendations for changes to patient care as dictated by patient assessment
                  • Multi-task along with attention to detail
                  • 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
                    • Requires occasional lifting and transporting of patient equipment
                    • Requires contact with patients and equipment with potential exposure to contagious pathogens
                    • May be required to comply with OSHA Respirator Requirements, including but not limited to Medical Evaluations and Fit-Testing
                    • Some travel via automobile required to patient's home and meetings
                    • Will maintain an office as provided by Location Manager ROTECH INFORMATION Benefits
                      • 401k
                      • Medical, Dental and Vision
                      • Life Insurance and Disability
                      • Generous Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
                      • Employee Discount Program
                      • Employee Recognition program
                      • Bonus and Incentive Opportunities
                      • Cellular phone reimbursement 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. 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, Greenville , Respiratory Therapist / Nurse (PRN), Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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