CarePro Health Services Respiratory Therapist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
CarePro Home Medical-Cedar Rapids has an immediate opening for a full-time Respiratory Therapist to educate and demonstrate the use of respiratory equipment and monitor the compliance of our patients as prescribed by their provider. This position is full-time with scheduled hours Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm with an on-call evening and weekend rotation. The successful candidate will be dependable and seeking long-term employment. Must demonstrate initiative and be team-oriented while providing excellent customer service and maintaining professionalism.
Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:
+ + Following physician’s orders, meets with patients to dispense PAP Therapy equipment and supplies
Provides support to ventilator patients through hospital discharge to home and ongoing support needs
Assists with in-home patient visits and equipment set up
Troubleshoots equipment and/or patient problems with respiratory equipment
Conducts follow up calls with patients regarding their respiratory equipment
Works with hospital discharge staff on patient training of equipment
Consults with Physician when necessary
Maintains patient's chart that contains pertinent identification and patient notes
Completes required documentation promptly and accurately
Inspects and tests respiratory therapy equipment to ensure equipment is functioning safely and efficiently
Qualifications: Must possess an active Iowa Respiratory License and active NBRC status; 1 or more years of active therapy experience in a home setting is highly desired; Microsoft Office experience including excellent Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet skills required; caring and compassionate personality; comprehensive knowledge of therapy procedures for patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric; must have valid driver's license and be insurable.
Post offer, pre-employment background checks, reference checks, drug screen, physical agility test and TB screen required. CarePro is an Employee Owned Company, offers competitive pay and comprehensive benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer! Learn more about us at www.careprohs.com!