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Respiratory Therapist

Location: Grand Junction, CO
Date Posted: 09-25-2017
Respiratory Therapist Opportunity!

We are seeking a Respiratory Therapist with a flexible schedule and the ability to work with patients and machines in a home health environment.  This is a wonderful opportunity in the Grand Junction area if you are looking for additional work! We provide all of the following:


Benefits
  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Part and Flexible schedules available
  • 24-40 hours per week
  • Full medical benefits available including matching 401K
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides instruction to patients and/or caregivers on the proper use of equipment and/or respiratory care procedures.
  • Ensures patients and/or caregivers can effectively operate and maintain equipment. Performs clinical assessments and tests such as pulse oximetry, ETCO2, spirometry, and vital signs.
  • Responsible for routine patient follow-up contacts based on individual needs.
  • May need to perform on-call duties as needed.
  • Provides and operates various types of respiratory care equipment including but not limited to oxygen therapy, nebulization therapy, apnea monitoring, suctioning, PAP, invasive and non-invasive ventilation.
  • Inspects and tests equipment to ensure proper operating condition.
  • Prepares and maintains a record for each patient containing all pertinent information, care plans, physician prescriptions and follow-up documentation.
  • Responsible for accurate data entry on monitoring websites for certain respiratory equipment
  • Consults with referring physician regarding patient treatment, medical condition, home environment, and Plan of Care.
  • Participates in ongoing education and training sessions regarding respiratory patient care.
  • Assist with patient scheduling as needed.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Meets company minimum standard of Background Check
Education and/or Experience
  • Graduate of an accredited program for respiratory therapy is required
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations
  • Must possess a valid and current driver's license and auto insurance per Apria policy. May be required to drive personal vehicle for patient home visits.
  • Registration or certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Does not include RN or LPN clinicians.
  • Hold a current RCP license in the state of practice (or states that the location covers) if that state requires an RCP license to allow the practice of respiratory therapy.
  • Hold a current CPR Certification.
  • Hold all applicable licensure in good standing for all states of practice.
Skills Required
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, on the phone and electronically
Computer Skills
  • Ability to use electronic hand held device
  • Microsoft Office programs
  • Basic printing/faxing/scanning
Language Skills
  • English (reading, writing, verbal)
 
Lauren LaBrosse -Recruitment Specialist
CareerStaff Rx – Anchorage, Alaska
A Division of CareerStaff Unlimited | A Genesis HealthCare Company
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