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Respiratory Therapist - Norfolk

Company: Home DME
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Job Description:

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for delivery of Respiratory Therapy (RT) equipment and services to client/patients of the Company. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Report any misconduct, suspicious or unethical activities to the Compliance Officer
  • Represent the Company in a professional and courteous manner in all interactions with client/patients
  • Deliver and set up respiratory therapy (RT) equipment, including (but not limited to) oxygen therapy, CPAP/BIPAP, nebulization therapy, apnea monitoring, suctioning, and ventilation
  • Demonstrate the use of RT equipment in the client/patient's home, and ensure that the client/patient and/or caregiver demonstrate knowledge of proper operation of the equipment
  • Provide ongoing client visits for RT equipment maintenance and revisions to Plan of Care.
  • Pick up and clean RT equipment as needed
  • Assist in resolving RT equipment problems under emergency conditions when appropriate.
  • Assume on-call responsibilities in accordance with Company policy
  • Complete appropriate documentation of client visits, including reports as needed to physicians with regard to client/patient clinical progress
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance and simple repairs on RT equipment as required; arrange for repair by manufacturer when necessary
  • Report RT equipment hazards and/or product incidents as required in compliance with Company policy
  • Participate in surveys conducted by authorized inspection agencies
  • Participate in the Company's Performance Improvement program as requested by the Performance Improvement Coordinator
  • Participate in Company committees when requested
  • Pursue continuing education programs appropriate to job responsibilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Vice President REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE
  • Valid driver's license
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care Program
  • Certified and/or Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care
  • Licensed by the State
  • Effective interpersonal, time management and organizational skills
  • One year of home medical equipment experience Physical Requirements
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, and sit
  • Required to use hands to operate vehicles and office equipment
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds

    Keywords: Home DME, Norfolk , Respiratory Therapist - Norfolk, Healthcare , Norfolk, Virginia

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