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Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - Outpatient

Company: CARLE
Location: Kenney
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

$5,000.00 sign on bonus 1 or more years of experience - External only
$2,500.00 sign on bonus less than 1 year of experience - External only
The Carle Medical Supply (CMS) Registered Respiratory Therapist educates clients and/or caregivers on use, cleaning, and maintenance of home respiratory equipment. Proficient in respiratory assessment, CPR, airway management, and has knowledge of respiratory disease processes. Represents CMS as a leader in home medical equipment, products, and services through product knowledge, customer service, and patient, caregiver, and staff education.

  • Consults with referring physicians concerning quality of patient care by answering questions and/or making suggestions as appropriate.
  • Coordinates patient care with physicians, nurses, discharge planners, appropriate internal departments, patients, and care givers to develope an appropriate plan of care for patients.
  • Educates patients and/or caregivers, as appropriate for care and services being provided.
  • Effectively evaluate the results of patient respiratory care delivered per care plans.
  • Insures quality control and infection control by following departmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintains adequate inventory of respiratory equipment and related supplies.
  • Maintains and processes patient records accurately and expediently, per policy.
  • Markets Carle Medical Supply to internal and external referral sources in a professional manner.
  • Participates in on-call rotations based on employment status.
  • Performs oxygen saturations as needed.
  • Provides preventive maintenance and minor repair work on respiratory equipment as qualified to do so.
  • Serves as a resource for respiratory care product information.
  • Trains additional staff as required and qualified.
  • Utilizes the automated service order on a routine bases, using the manual service order only when automation is not feasible. Process paperwork per policy in a timely manner.

Keywords: CARLE, Decatur , Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - Outpatient, Healthcare , Kenney, Illinois

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