Respiratory Therapist / Nurse Job at Rotech Inc, Austin, TX

  • Rotech Inc
  • Austin, TX

Job Description

About Rotech

Rotech Healthcare Inc. is a national leader in providing ventilators, oxygen, sleep apnea treatment, wound care solutions, diabetic solutions and home medical equipment. We help patients lead a more comfortable and productive life by keeping them engaged in their care and empowering them to manage their health and treatment at home. Rotech provides high quality medical products, services and outstanding customer care through hundreds of locations across 45 states. For additional information, visit our company homepage

Overview and Responsibilities

Job Summary

We are seeking a dedicated Respiratory Therapist to join our team. In this position, you are responsible for providing clinical patient services and support within the location.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.)

  • Assumes on-call responsibilities for phone consultations during non-business hours as outlined by Rotech's policy
  • Conducts patient assessment per Rotech's policy and procedure and the physician's order
  • Maintains a complete listing of all current respiratory patients
  • Maintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed
  • Monitors ongoing function of highly technical respiratory equipment
  • Patient assessments
  • Provides in-home visits to patients
  • Provides initial and ongoing phone contacts with all respiratory patients
  • Provides patient education as applicable
  • Sets up all highly technical respiratory equipment
  • Supports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Manager
  • In some locations, we need RTs to be on call and drive a company vehicle
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Some travel via automobile required to patient's home and meetings

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)
Required Education and/or Experience
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent, required
  • Credentials as a respiratory therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) is preferred but other medical credentials may be acceptable (e.g., RN, LPN, LPV) depending upon state licensure laws
  • Must be licensed in primary state of home office as required by state law and provide a copy of license to the location
  • May be required to obtain license in neighboring states as required by service area of location
Preferred Education and/or Experience
  • Completion of an accredited program/degree in respiratory care preferred
  • Nursing or other paramedical training may be acceptable depending upon state licensure laws
  • Home respiratory care experience is preferred
  • Degree in respiratory therapy or related science is preferred
  • One year of related work experience, preferred
Skills and Competencies
  • Accurately perform simple mathematical calculations
  • Effectively communicate in English; both oral and written
  • Interpret a variety of communications (verbal, non-verbal, written, listening and visual)
  • Maintain confidentiality, discretion and caution when handling sensitive information
  • Multi-task along with attention to detail
  • Self-motivation, organized, time-management and deductive problem solving skills
  • Work independently and as part of a team
Machines, Equipment and Technical Abilities
  • Email transmission and communication
  • Internet navigation and research
  • Microsoft applications; Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Office equipment; fax machine, copier, printer, phone and computer and/or tablet
Physical Demands
  • Lift and carry office equipment at times
  • Requires close vision to small print on computer and/or tablet and 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, talking and listening
  • Required to comply with Rotech Respiratory Protection & N95 Mask Fit Testing Policy
    • Medical Evaluation and Fit Testing Compliance in a timely manner
    • Annual Recertification
    • Keep face clean-shaven to ensure N95 Mask face-seal protection per OSHA guidelines
Rotech Information

  • 401k
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Bonus and Incentive Opportunities
  • Mileage reimbursement (when applicable for the position)
  • Telephone reimbursement (when applicable for the position)

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Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Rotech Healthcare Inc. recruits, employs, trains, promotes, transfers, separates from employment and compensates employees without regard to membership in, association with, or perception of race, color, age, gender, gender identity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in each locality where Rotech has employees.

Job Tags

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