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UnityPoint Health Respiratory Therapist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Respiratory Therapist

Home Medical Equipment/Home Health

$3000 Sign on bonus

FT: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm

Works in a home care environment and assists treatment, management and education of patient’s home medical equipment for those patients with pulmonary disorders.

  • Set up and provide education/instruction on safe use of Respiratory equipment in accordance of written physician prescription and patient evaluation.

  • Responsible for set up documentation and patient follow up as necessary.

  • Ensures quality and safe delivery of services to patients according to plan of care. Uses equipment and supplies safely, effectively, and efficiently.

  • Consistently utilizes a patient-centered approach considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety

  • Develops a field of expertise by maintaining a working knowledge of third party coverage.

  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of clinical records.

  • Assist in troubleshooting and preventive maintenance of respiratory equipment.

  • Responsible for selecting the most appropriate and cost-effective equipment and supplies from available product options approved by management.

  • Conducts clinical review of record to include multi-disciplinary review, coordination of care provided in conjunction with visits and documentation.

  • Identifies risk for acute hospitalization and proactively prevents adverse events.

  • Graduate of a State Board approved program for Respiratory Therapy and valid license as a Respiratory Therapist.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to take initiative and exercise independent judgment, decision making and problem solving expertise.

  • Knowledge of professional respiratory therapy principles and practices.

  • Ability to work as a collaborative team member.

  • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.

  • Credentialed as a CRT/RRT.

Requisition ID: 2021-92694

Street: 298 Blairs Ferry Rd

Name: 9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate

Name: Operations- HME- CR

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday - Friday, 830am - 5pm, rotating call after hours

External Company Name: UnityPoint Health

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