UnityPoint Health Respiratory Therapist in Sioux City, Iowa
Unity Point at Home
Part-Time, 20 Hours/ Week
Monday- Friday, Days, Shift Varies
Ensures quality and safe delivery of services to patients according to care plan. Uses equipment and supplies safely, effectively, and efficiently.
Consistently utilizes a patient-centered approach considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned service area.
Sets up and instructs patient/family/caregivers on the safe use and function of home respiratory equipment in accordance with written physician prescription and patient evaluation.
Responsible for the completion of all set-up documentation including initial patient assessment, developing patient plan of equipment services and providing follow-up contact as necessary.
Provides patient, family, and/or caregiver education and information pertinent to use of equipment and safety issues.
Assists in the troubleshooting and preventive maintenance checks of home respiratory
Responsible for selecting the most appropriate and cost-effective equipment and supplies from the available product options approved by management.
Develops a field of expertise by maintaining a working knowledge of third party coverage.
Maintains accurate and timely documentation of clinical records.
Delivers quality care consistent with the plan of care.
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.
Assists in the promotion of services and products.
Maintains regular and consistent attendance at work.
Behaves in a manner consistent with Mission, Vision, Values and Expectations for Excellence.
Maintains compliance with OSHA, Accreditation Standards and Risk Management guidelines.
Maintains compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.
Behaves in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as requested by management to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the organization.
Employee is responsible for completion of communication tasks and activities in a timely manner. This would include, but is not limited to: responding to email, voicemail or telephone messages, promptly, accurately, and professionally; attending staff meetings as scheduled or viewing videotapes of those meetings; asking questions of team members and supervisors when needing clarification about various day-to-day issues or patient needs; and reviewing employee communication pieces, to stay aware of UnityPoint at Home programs and initiatives.
Graduate of a State Board approved program for Respiratory Therapy and valid license as a Respiratory Therapist.
Credentialed as a CRT/RRT.
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.
Valid Mandatory Reporter course completion by state(s) requirement
Valid licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state and/or organizational requirements.
- One year critical care respiratory therapy experience.
Requisition ID: 2018-46899
Street: 2905 Hamilton Blvd
Name: 9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate
Name: Operations- HME- SC
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday - Friday, Days, Shift Varies
External Company Name: UnityPoint Health
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org