Respiratory Therapist

UnityPoint Health St. Lukes

Requisition ID
2021-92694
Category
Therapy
Location
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
Address
298 Blairs Ferry Rd
Affiliate
9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate
City
Cedar Rapids
Department
Operations- HME- CR
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Monday - Friday, 830am - 5pm, rotating call after hours
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

Respiratory Therapist

Home Medical Equipment/Home Health

$3000 Sign on bonus

FT: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm

Responsibilities

Works in a home care environment and assists treatment, management and education of patient’s home medical equipment for those patients with pulmonary disorders.

  • Set up and provide education/instruction on safe use of Respiratory equipment in accordance of written physician prescription and patient evaluation.
  • Responsible for set up documentation and patient follow up as necessary.
  • Ensures quality and safe delivery of services to patients according to plan of care. Uses equipment and supplies safely, effectively, and efficiently.
  • Consistently utilizes a patient-centered approach considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety
  • Develops a field of expertise by maintaining a working knowledge of third party coverage.
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of clinical records.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and preventive maintenance of respiratory equipment.
  • Responsible for selecting the most appropriate and cost-effective equipment and supplies from available product options approved by management.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a State Board approved program for Respiratory Therapy and valid license as a Respiratory Therapist. 
  • 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.
  • Credentialed as a CRT/RRT.

Job ID: 75471

Posted 9 days ago

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