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DUMED INC Respiratory Therapist in STORM LAKE, Iowa

Respiratory TherapistRequisition ID2021-10531CategoryHealthcare Practitioners and TechniciansLocationUS-IA-STORM LAKEPosition TypePerm Full-TimeAddress321 W MILWAUKEE AVECitySTORM LAKEPostal Code50588State/ProvinceIAOVERVIEW Join the Leader in the Home Healthcare IndustryRotech 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 45 states. For additional information, please visit our company homepagewww.rotech.comTEXT ROTECH TO 51893 TO JOIN OUR TALENT NETWORK JOB INFORMATION SummaryWe are seeking a qualified Respiratory Therapist to join the Rotech team. In this position you will be responsible for providing clinical patient services and support within the location.Storm Lake, Charles City and Oelwein areaEssential Duties and ResponsibilitiesAvailable for on-call assignments as neededAssumes 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 ordersMaintains continuing education as necessary for performance of job responsibilities and as required for state licensure or certificationMaintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed per Rotech's policies and proceduresMaintains records and workspace in an organized, safe, clean, and neat fashionMaintains up-to-date licensure certification or other requirements per state law in the state(s) of practiceProvides in-home and location visits with patients per Rotech's policies and proceduresProvides Sleep Central Clinics (where applicable) for patients per Rotech's policies and proceduresSupports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Location ManagerPerforms other duties and responsibilities as required by state licensure law or by the Location ManagerPatient 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 obtaine) Visits are scheduled on time; visits are not overdue; visits patient per proceduref) Evaluates patient and completes all applicable sections of the patient CVRProvides patient education as applicable. Education may include but is not limited to:a) Respiratory equipment use, maintenance and safetyb) Physician's prescription for equipment usec) Importance of compliance with physician's prescriptiond) Benefits of therapye) Potential consequences of noncompliancef) Potential adverse reactions/side effects from therapySets up all highly technical respiratory equipment including but not limited to:a) Invasive ventilatorb) Noninvasive ventilatorc) Infant monitorsd) 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 ventilatorb) Noninvasive ventilatorc) Infant monitorsd) Other high-tech respiratory equipment as defined by scope of service at the location (e.g., cough assist, negative pressure ventilation, IPPB, etc.)Supervisory ResponsibilitiesNone QUALIFICATIONS Employment is contingent onBackground investigation (company-wide)Drug screen (when applicable for the position)Valid driver's license in state of residence with a clean driving record (when applicable for the position)Education and/or ExperienceCompletion of an accredited program/degree in respiratory care preferredCredentials as a respiratory therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist (R

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