Respiratory Therapist

Rotech Healthcare Inc
Published
September 11, 2019
Location
Venus, TX
Category
Job Type

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 to join the Rotech team. In this position you will be responsible for providing clinical patient services and support within the location.

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

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