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STANG DECISION SYSTEMS LPN-Home Medical Equipment Specialist in IRON MOUNTAIN, Michigan

JOB REQUIREMENTS: The Dickinson County Healthcare System (DCHS) seeks a full-time Home Medical Equipment Specialist to join their team in Iron Mountain, Michigan. This position requires someone compassionate and competent to set-up, deliver and follow-up on home medical equipment and clinical intervention needed for the patient. RESPONSIBILITIES. Plan, prepare, deliver, retrieve, set-up and demonstrate use of home medical equipment. Follow-up with patient via telephone within 72 hours of initial set-up. Train and educate patients, caregivers and co-workers on the safe and proper use of respiratory equipment including cleaning/maintenance; set and adjust clinical settings of respiratory equipment as directed by physician orders. Monitor and document compliance with equipment to meet patient insurance requirements. Work with patients to meet compliance goals; assist patient with fitting, evaluating and re-supply of equipment to ensure best treatment possible. Perform maintenance and servicing visits in patient homes to ensure needs are met and equipment if functioning appropriately; conduct in-home safety and patient needs assessment; report findings to supervising staff. Promptly respond to and troubleshoot equipment problems in the home, office and/or via phone. Follow policies, procedures, directives and compliance standards established by hospital and supervising staff. Maintain effective and professional communication with patients, staff and care teams. Document and maintain data within patient and insurance records. WAGE/BENEFITS. Starting pay of $16.09 - $20.45 per hour based on years of experience. In addition, we offer medical, dental, vision, pension plan, paid time off (sick, vacation) and life insurance. WORK SCHEDULE. This is a full-time position requiring participation in a rotating schedule to be on-call for after hours, weekend and holidays. MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the State of Michigan or Wisconsin required, or obtained within 60 days upon hire. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire. 1 year clinical experience and/or Durable Medical Equipment (DME) experience preferred. Knowledge of oxygen, sleep apnea and CPAP/BIPAP equipment/therapy preferred Possess a valid driver's license and reliable transportation. Must be willing to travel (up to 60%) to patient locations in a hospital provided vehicle or personal vehicle during various weather/road conditions while transporting medical equipment. Exceptional customer service skills with a professional demeanor that ensures trust, competence and compassion amongst patients, families, caregivers, and team members. Ability to physically and mentally carry out the functions of this position including lifting/lowering equipment up to 50 pounds. Ability to successfully pass a pre-hire drug screening and background check. INTERESTED? Submit your application for employment at https://dchs.hirescore.com/job/home-medical-equipment-lpn/ ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION. DCHS has been named a 2020 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This annual award honoring rural hospital performance is determined by the results of iVantage Health Analytics' Hospital Strength INDEX , which is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2020. Learn more at dchs.org ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: https://dchs.hirescore.com/job/home-medical-equipment-lpn/

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