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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Rotech Healthcare Inc
Location: Bensalem
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Rotech Healthcare Inc . is still hiring to help serve our patients during this time of the COVID 19
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:
Maintaining social distancing of at least 6 feet in both the workplace and during home delivery/pickup, whenever possible.
Asking patients to complete a screening questionnaire to determine high-risk situations for our employees.
Enhanced cleaning procedures for all of our equipment.
Communicating frequently with our employees regarding the latest guidance from the CDC.
Rotech is a federal contractor and certain contracts require our employees to provide proof of the COVID 19 Vaccination or provide support for an Exemption.

We are seeking a qualified Respiratory Therapist (RRT / CRT / RN) -to join the Rotech team. This position is responsible for providing clinical patient services and support within the location.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Available for on-call assignments as needed
Maintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed per Rotech's policies and procedures
Provides in-home and location visits with patients
Provides Sleep Central Clinics (where applicable) for patients
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 or physical assessment
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
e) Potential consequences of noncompliance
f) Potential adverse reactions/side effects from therapy

Sets up all and monitors ongoing function of highly technical respiratory equipment; a) Invasive ventilator, -b) Noninvasive ventilator and/or -c) Infant monitors

Job Requirements:
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
Degree in respiratory therapy or related science is preferred
Completion of an accredited program/degree in respiratory care preferred
Must be licensed in primary state of home office and may be -required to obtain license in neighboring states
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) depending upon state licensure laws
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
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
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; Word and Excel
Office equipment; fax machine, copier, printer, phone and computer
Work Environment
Office and warehouse environments
Travel via automobile to patient's homes, referral sources and meetings
Maybe required to use a personal vehicle (depending on the location) for business activities with reimbursement
Occasionally works alternative schedules to accommodate clinics
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 Healthcare Inc, Philadelphia , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Bensalem, Pennsylvania

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