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Carle Medical Supply RRT OutPt

Company: Carle Health
Location: Normal
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




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.









Qualifications:




EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Associate's Degree or Certificate of Completion in Respiratory Therapy

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Respiratory Care Practitioner License Illinois upon hire
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)(NBRC) upon hire
Driver's License upon hire
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
One (1) Healthcare/Medical or Two (2) Home Health

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Excellent written and oral communication skills; good driving record; ability to meet deadlines and work independently with minimal supervision; possess strong computer skills and excellent organizational skills.









Essential Functions:




  • 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.









    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: human.resources@carle.com.



    Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted. With an approved exemption, healthcare workers must do weekly testing and verify a negative COVID-19 test.























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