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Respiratory Therapist Ventilator Patient Specialist

Company: Rotech
Location: Middletown
Posted on: May 18, 2023

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 Rotech.com

Overview and Responsibilities


We are seeking a qualified Ventilator Patient Specialist to join the Rotech team. In this position, you will be responsible for managing a set number of ALS and/or Pediatric ventilation patients within a defined territory; will be the primary contact for patient, caregiver and any other entity directly involved with the patient's ventilation care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Available for on-call assignments as needed; responsible for phone consultations during non-business hours
  • Maintains continuing education as necessary for performance of job responsibilities and as required for state licensure or certification
  • Maintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed per Rotech's policies and procedures
  • Maintains records and workspace in an organized, safe, clean, and neat fashion
  • Maintains up-to-date licensure certification or other requirements per state law in the state(s) of practice
  • Supports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Manager
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required by state licensure law or by the Manager
  • Patient assessment
  • Provides patient education as applicable
  • Sets up all highly technical respiratory equipment
  • Monitors ongoing function of highly technical respiratory equipment

    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)
      Education and/or Experience
      • Completion of an accredited program/degree in respiratory care preferred; nursing (RN) may be acceptable depending upon state licensure laws
      • Credentials as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) is preferred but other medical credentials may be acceptable (e.g., RN) depending upon state licensure laws
      • Home respiratory care experience is preferred or equivalent hospital experience
      • May be required to obtain license in neighboring states as required by defined service area of location
      • Must be licensed in primary state of home office as required by state law and provide a copy of license to the location
      • Pediatric and/or ALS Ventilation experience is required
      • Proficient in the use of equipment download software (Care Orchestrator, Astral, etc.)
        Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
        • Deductive problem solving skills
        • Effectively communicate in English; both oral and written, with physicians, location employees and patients to ensure questions and concerns are processed in a timely manner
        • Helpful, knowledgeable and polite while maintaining a positive attitude
        • Interpret a variety of instructions in a variety of communication mediums
        • Knowledge of Durable Medical Equipment (DME) or Home Medical Equipment (HME)
        • Maintain confidentiality and practice discretion and caution when handling sensitive information
        • Make appropriate recommendations for changes to patient care as dictated by patient assessment
        • Multi-task along with attention to detail
        • Read and successfully interpret written directions and/or instructions in English
        • Review patient charts and discern compliance with Rotech's policies and procedures
        • Self-motivation, organized, time-management and deductive problem solving skills
        • Sense of urgency and responsiveness to physicians, location employees and patients
        • Work independently and as part of a team
          Physical Demands
          • Available for on-call assignments as needed
          • Requires close vision to small print on computer and or 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 or listening
            Machines, Equipment and Technical Abilities
            • Email transmission and communication
            • Internet navigation and research
            • Microsoft applications including but not limited to Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.
            • Office equipment; fax machine, copier, printer, phone and computer
              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
              • Cellular phone reimbursement
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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.

Keywords: Rotech, Middletown , Respiratory Therapist Ventilator Patient Specialist, Healthcare , Middletown, Connecticut

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