DUMED INC Respiratory Therapist Paid Per Service in STORM LAKE, Iowa

Job Description OverviewJoin the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Rotech Healthcare Inc.Let us be Your Road to SuccessWe 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.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.ResponsibilitiesMaintains records and workspace in an organized, safe, clean, and neat fashionProvides in-home and location visits with patients per Rotech's policies and proceduresProvides Sleep Central Clinics (where applicable) for patients per Rotech's policies and proceduresConducts patient assessment per Rotech's policies and procedures and the physician's ordersPatient 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 obtaine) Visits are scheduled on time; visits are not overdue; visits patient per proceduref) Evaluates patient and completes all applicable sections of the patient CVRProvides patient education as applicable. Education may include but is not limited to:a) Respiratory equipment use, maintenance and safetyb) Physician's prescription for equipment usec) Importance of compliance with physician's prescriptiond) Benefits of therapye) Potential consequences of noncompliancef) Potential adverse reactions/side effects from therapySets up all highly technical respiratory equipment including but not limited to:a) Invasive ventilatorb) Noninvasive ventilatorc) Infant monitorsd) 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 ventilatorb) Noninvasive ventilatorc) Infant monitorsd) Other high-tech respiratory equipment as defined by scope of service at the location (e.g., cough assist, negative pressure ventilation, IPPB, etc.)Maintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed per Rotech's policies and proceduresAssumes on-call responsibilities for phone consultations during non-business hours as outlined by Rotech's policy and the Location Manager (e.g., AHCC locations)Supports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Location ManagerPerforms other duties as required by state licensure lawPerforms other duties and responsibilities as defined by the Location ManagerMaintains up-to-date licensure certification or other requirements per state law in the state(s) of practiceMaintains continuing education as necessary for performance of job responsibilities and as required for state licensure or certificationPerforms other duties as required or assignedSupervisory ResponsibilitiesNoneQualificationsEducation and ExperienceCompletion of an accredited program/degree in respiratory care preferredNursing or other paramedical training may be acceptable depending upon state licensure lawsHome respiratory care experience is preferredDegree in respiratory therapy or related science is preferredCredentials as a respiratory therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)(CRT) is preferred but other medical credentials may be acceptable (e.g., RN, LPN, L