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Distinct Home Health Care Inc DBA Rotech Healthcare Inc. Respiratory Therapist Paid Per Service /Grenada MS in Grenada, Mississippi

This Position is for a Respiratory Therapist with a work location in Grenada, MS. JOB INFORMATION Summary Seeking a qualified Respiratory Therapist (RRT / CRT / RN) to join the Rotech team. This position responsible for providing clinical patient services and support within the location. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Available for on-call assignments as needed Maintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed per Rotech's policies and procedures Provides in-home and location visits with patients Provides Sleep Central Clinics (where applicable) for patients Supports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Location Manager Performs other duties and responsibilities as required by state licensure law or by the Location Manager Patient assessment may include but is not limited to: a) Verbal or physical assessment c) Diagnostics (e.g., oximetry, sleep screenings, etc.) d) Determines whether Standing Order exists for each patient; and if not, works with sales to obtain e) Visits are scheduled on time; visits are not overdue; visits patient per procedure f) Evaluates patient and completes all applicable sections of the patient CVR Provides patient education as applicable. Education may include but is not limited to: a) Respiratory equipment use, maintenance and safety e) Potential consequences of noncompliance f) Potential adverse reactions/side effects from therapy Sets up all and monitors ongoing function of highly technical respiratory equipment; a) Invasive ventilator, b) Noninvasive ventilator and/or c) Infant monitors QUALIFICATIONS Employment is contingent on Background 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 Experience Degree in respiratory therapy or related science is preferred Completion of an accredited program/degree in respiratory care preferred Must be licensed in primary state of home office and may be required to obtain license in neighboring states Credentials as a respiratory therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT); RRT/CRT is preferred but other medical credentials may be acceptable (e.g., RN) depending upon state licensure laws Home respiratory care experience is preferred Maintain CEUs as required by state law, and if not required by state law, then maintain a minimum of 4 CEUs per year Nursing or other paramedical training may be acceptable depending upon state licensure laws Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Deductive problem solving skills Effectively communicate in English; both oral and written, with physicians, location employees and patients to ensure questions and concerns are processed in a timely manner Helpful, knowledgeable and polite while maintaining a positive attitude Interpret a variety of instructions in a variety of communication mediums Knowledge of Durable Medical Equipment (DME) or Home Medical Equipment (HME) Maintain confidentiality and practice discretion and caution when handling sensitive information Make appropriate recommendations for changes to patient care as dictated by patient assessment Multi-task along with attention to detail Read and successfully interpret written directions and/or instructions in English Review patient charts and discern compliance with Rotech's policies and procedures Self-motivation, organized, time-management and deductive problem solving skills Sense of urgency and responsiveness to physicians, location employees and patients Work independently and as part of a team Physical Demands Available for on-call assignments as needed Requires close vision to small print on computer and or paperwork Requires contact with patients and equipment with potential exposure to contagious pathogens Requires occasional lifting and transporting of patient equipment Requires sitting, walking, standing, talkin

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