UnityPoint Health Respiratory Therapist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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: 2021-92810
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 8:30am - 5pm, rotating call
External Company Name: UnityPoint Health
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org