Respiratory Therapist Paid Per Service

Rotech Healthcare Inc
Published
November 13, 2020
Location
Lakewood, CO
Category
Job Type

Description

OVERVIEW

Join the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry

 

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 contribute to delivering outstanding customer service and patient care through hundreds of locations across 48 states. Additional information can be found at  www.rotech.com.

 

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JOB INFORMATION

Summary

We are seeking a qualified Respiratory Therapist (RT / RRT / CRT) to join the Rotech team. In this position you will be responsible for providing clinical patient services and support within the location.  This position is a Paid Per Service / Paid Per Job / Paid Per Set-Up.  Want extra money on top of your other job??  Want to work PT or FT??  This would be perfect for you.   Work your own hours, create your own schedule.   The more set-ups you complete, the more money you will make.   Doesn't that sound sweet?   Apply now to have the schedule that you want to work and as many or little hours that you want.

 

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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