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Respiratory Therapist - 162199 in Reno, NV at Preferred Homecare | LifeCare Solutions

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Reno, NV
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/26/2018

Job Description

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

Position Summary: Delivers and 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. Assists patients in solving problems regarding equipment use. Responsible for routine patient follow-up contacts and equipment maintenance checks. Completes necessary paperwork including daily delivery logs, plans of care and treatment, and any other paperwork required by the company. Inspects and tests equipment to ensure proper operating condition both in the field and at the office.

Provides and evaluates the effectiveness of respiratory care, coordinates respiratory services, and performs respiratory care services in accordance with the physician’s orders. Services include delivery, set-up, education, assessment, monitoring, treatment administration and care, as related to the individualized plan of care.

Education/Experience: Graduate of an AMA approved respiratory program is required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Credentials with the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) preferred, Certified Respiratory Technician (CRT) accepted. Must have current state professional license. A minimum of 1 year experience, or as required by law and regulation, in respiratory care is required. Experience with home medical equipment is highly desired. Current CPR certification and attainment of company direct patient care health requirements is required before interacting with patients

ADA Requirements:

MENTAL DEMANDS: Proven skills in critical thinking and problem solving, strong analytical, numerical and reasoning abilities. Detail oriented and responsible. Flexible and innovative thinking. Uses good judgment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Frequent climbing, balancing, stooping, crouching, standing, walking, sitting. Must be able to frequently lift 50 pounds. Frequent travel, usually using own vehicle.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work is performed in both office conditions and in the patients’ homes. Conditions may vary.

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