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Respiratory Therapist, Grand View Medical Equipment Company
Full Time, 8:30am-5pm, Monday-Friday
Hatfield, PA 19440

Responsibilities

Under general direction of the General Manger, the Respiratory Therapist performs direct patient respiratory care in the home or office to clients served: infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. The Respiratory Therapist orients and educates patients and families to equipment, therapy, safety and infection control. The Respiratory Therapist assesses clients and develops a plan of care according to the assessment. All care and service are documented in a client clinical record. The Respiratory Therapist also assists in the office and warehouse and participates in ordering of supplies and equipment.

Essential Functions:
  • Performs safely and accurately competencies for neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients (concentrators, suction equipment, aerosol, nebulizer, CPAP/BIPAP, portable oxygen and oxygen-conserving devices).
  • Maintains effective, professional working relationships with company personnel, hospice, home care, nursing home and hospital personnel in order to ensure continuity of care and foster communication and understanding.
  • Adheres to Safety and Infection Control guidelines.
  • Documents all care and services according to policy and standards. Maintains clinical records on patients and documents in a timely and legible manner.
  • Deals effectively with clients and their families, exhibiting patience, understanding and good teaching skills to ensure quality of care and patient compliance.
  • Works closely with service technician to provide for set-ups and equipment flow and with billing/accounting to communicate changes or other information.
  • Maintains records to track equipment and provide for accurate and timely billing. Forwards them appropriately. Collects data and maintains records for Quality Process and Improvement as requested.
  • Evaluates current company practices and participates in Quality Process and Improvement activities, suggesting ways to improve.
  • Routinely communicates to physicians about the patient's plan of care/treatment and updates on patient's condition.
  • Assists with PI programs.
  • Evaluates company practices as they pertain to Respiratory and makes suggestions to managment to implement changes.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Associate's degree from an accredited respiratory therapy program or vocational diploma graduate of a respiratory therapy program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) required.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), upon hire, required.
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), upon hire, required.
  • Licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine (or PA State Board of Osteopathic Medicine) as a Respiratory Therapist, upon hire, required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire required.

BENEFITS:
  • Medical, free dental, vision insurance for full time and part time
  • 403B
  • Pension plan
  • On-site discounted child care center
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5250 per year
  • Free life insurance
  • Free parking
  • Paid time off
  • Sick time
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Employee referral bonus
Grand View Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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