Company: AdaptHealth LLC
Posted on: May 15, 2022
AdaptHealth Opportunity - Apply Today!
At AdaptHealth we offer full-service home medical equipment
products and services to empower patients to live their best lives
- out of the hospital and in their homes. We are actively
recruiting in your area. If you are passionate about making a
profound impact on the quality of patients' lives, please click to
apply, we would love to hear from you.
This position is a NBRC credentialed professional who provides
respiratory care to patients in alternate sites in accordance with
AdaptHealth's policies and procedures. Respiratory care will be
preventative, rehabilitative, and palliative in nature. The
Respiratory Therapist will utilize all the resources available
within the agency and community to accomplish care objectives.
Consistently demonstrates ability to adequately complete all
documentation and charting procedures in compliance with ACHC and
company policy and procedures.
Reviews Plan of Treatments and Care Plans to assure they are
accurate and up to date.
Documents procedures including how the patient tolerated a
procedure, side effects and other pertinent information.
Assists with authorization for CPAP/BiPAP referrals for
Shows adequate knowledge of respiratory equipment and displays
ability to utilize knowledge in the clinical setting.
Demonstrates ability to effectively troubleshoot equipment in the
Maintains inventory control of CPAP/BiPAP supplies for sleep
Displays knowledge of assessment skills and demonstrates
application of clinical skills during set-ups, follow-ups, and
Participates in discharge planning of highly technical cases.
Performs clinical assessments as needed and reports results and
recommendations to the referral and physician.
Participates in highly technical discharges and prepares in advance
to assure the patient and caregivers have a smooth transition to
the home setting.
Performs in-services to hospital staff, referrals, other
professionals regarding equipment & issues of clinical nature.
Follows up with physician and referrals regarding patient status
and documents accurately and in a timely manner.
Retain knowledge of and consistently adhere to procedures for the
use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), infection control and
hazardous materials handling.
Assume on-call responsibilities during non-business hours in
accordance with company policy.
Maintain patient confidentiality and function within the guidelines
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Competency, Skills and Abilities: ?
Competent in PAP, Ventilator, Airway Clearance, and Oxygen therapy
administration and management
Able to perform clinical assessments and make recommendations to
Equipment troubleshooting and maintenance skills.
Decision making, analytical and problem-solving skills with
attention to detail.
Strong verbal and written communication
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to prioritize and manage competing priorities and
Computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office
Minimum Job Qualifications:
Associates degree from an AMA approved respiratory program.
Valid and unrestricted RT clinical license in all states serviced
by the branch, or an Associate degree in Nursing, with a valid and
unrestricted LPN or RN clinical license.
Must be CPR certified,
One (1) year of clinical experience as a Health Care RT, HME RT or
clinical nursing with Vent experience.
Valid and unrestricted driver's license
AdaptHealth is an equal opportunity employer and does not
unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for
employment on the basis of an individual's race, color, religion,
creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status,
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic
information, or any other status protected by applicable law. This
policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of
employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, compensation,
promotion, discipline, and termination.
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