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Rotech Healthcare Inc. Respiratory Therapist in Iron River, Michigan

Respiratory TherapistRequisition ID 2020-9197 Category Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians Location US-MI-IRON RIVER Position Type Active Part-Time Address 4963 HWY U.S. 2 WEST City IRON RIVER Postal Code 49935 State/Province MI Travel 75+% OVERVIEWYES, Rotech is still hiring to help serve our patients during this time of COVID-19As 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 deliveryickup, whenever possible.and#8226;We are asking patients to complete a screening questionnaire to determine high-risk situations for our employees.and#8226;We have enhanced cleaning procedures for all of our equipment.and#8226;We are communicating frequently with our employees regarding the latest guidance from the CDC.JOB INFORMATIONSummaryWe 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 Responsibilitiesand#8226;Available for on-call assignments as neededand#8226;Assumes on-call responsibilities for phone consultations during non-business hours as outlined by Rotechand#8217;s policy and the Location Manager (e.g., AHCC locations)and#8226;Conducts patient assessment per Rotechand#8217;s policies and procedures and the physicianand#8217;s ordersand#8226;Maintains continuing education as necessary for performance of job responsibilities and as required for state licensure or certificationand#8226;Maintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed per Rotechand#8217;s policies and proceduresand#8226;Maintains records and workspace in an organized, safe, clean, and neat fashionand#8226;Maintains up-to-date licensure certification or other requirements per state law in the state(s) of practiceand#8226;Provides in-home and location visits with patients per Rotechand#8217;s policies and proceduresand#8226;Provides Sleep Central Clinics (where applicable) for patients per Rotechand#8217;s policies and proceduresand#8226;Supports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Location Managerand#8226;Performs other duties and responsibilities as required by state licensure law or by the Location Managerand#8226;Patient assessment may include but is not limited to:and#8226;a) Verbal assessment (e.g., patient history, symptom review, etc.)and#8226;b) Physical assessment (e.g., lung auscultation, blood pressure, etc.)and#8226;c) Diagnostics (e.g., oximetry, sleep screenings, etc.)and#8226;d) Determines whether Standing Order exists for each patient; and if not, works with sales to obtainand#8226;e) Visits are scheduled on time; visits are not overdue; visits patient per procedureand#8226;f) Evaluates patient and completes all applicable sections of the patient CVRand#8226;Provides patient education as applicable. Education may include but is not limited to:and#8226;a) Respiratory equipment use, maintenance and safetyand#8226;b) Physicianand#8217;s prescription for equipment useand#8226;c) Importance of compliance with physicianand#8217;s prescriptionand#8226;d) Benefits of therapyand#8226;e) Potential consequences of noncomplianceand#8226;f) Potential adverse reactions/side effects from therapyand#8226;Sets up all highly technical respiratory equipment including but not limited to:and#8226;a) Invasive ventilatorand#8226;b) Noninvasive ventilatorand#8226;c) Infant monitorsand#8226;d) Other high-tech respiratory equipment as defined by scope of service at the location (e.g., cough assist, negative pressure ventilation, IPPB, etc.)and#8226;Monitors ongoing function of highly technical respiratory equipment including but not limited to:and#8226;a) Invasive v