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Genesis Health System HH Respiratory Therapist in Davenport, Iowa

Position Title: HH Respiratory Therapist

Department: DME

Purpose: Responsible for the implementation and management of the Non-invasive Ventaliation (NIV) Program for GHME, including drafting the policy, standard work and all necessary and associated forms. Performs the intake and screening process of all potential NIV Program candidates as well as gathers all necessary qualifying documentation for insurance qualification. Will provide marketing to Genesis entities as well as other potential referral sources.

Report To: Manager, Home Medical Equipment

Supervisory Responsibility: Direction: The job requires some accountability for scheduling, assigning or coordinating work. Employees check the quality of work and provide guidance, instruction, training and direction to others. Although the job does not require formal or official supervisory responsibility, the incumbent serves as group leader or acts in an informal "assistant supervisory" or "lead" role. In addition, the employee may be expected to provide information or suggestions on human resources matters.

Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Vendors/Clients


Education: 2 year college program or equivalent experience

Field Of Study: Respiratory Care

Special Training: Basic Life Support within 6 months, Ventilation Specialist Certification

Training Preferred:

Licensure/Registration: Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT), RCP State of Iowa, RCP State of Illinois

Experience: More than 1 year experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.

Working Conditions: There is exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions. The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions is limited to 70% or less of the work day.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: