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Respiratory Therapist (RRT CRT) - HME - DME

Company: Northwest Medical
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Sign-on Bonus and Relocation Assistance available Position Location: 5633 B Street, Anchorage, AK 99518 A Respiratory Therapist works in the home care setting providing quality patient care with equipment set-up and instruction to the patient and/or caregiver on how to administer the therapy. This team member provides services in accordance with written policies and procedures. and frequently travels by car to the hospital and/or patient---s home to deliver, check or pick up equipment. New Grads Welcome We are looking for motivated, forward-thinking professionals who thrive in a fast-paced environment and wish to grow their knowledge in this ever-evolving field. We are seeking compassionate, reliable team members who can provide excellent patient care in a variety of ways. About You Knowledgeable and polite, able to maintain a positive attitude Organized, self-motivated; effective oral and written communication skills, computer literate Current Respiratory License (registered or certified) Driver---s License with clean driving record for 3 years HME/DME experience preferred, but not required On year of clinical experience as a Respiratory Therapist preferred Responsibilities & Duties: Assist referring physician and referral source in planning and implementing patient care Inventory and order all equipment and supplies per company protocols Perform initial patient evaluation and on-going patient assessments Read and evaluate physicians' orders and patient---s chart information to determine patients' condition and treatment protocols Maintain thorough and appropriate documentation in patient medical record of all visits and procedures performed as well as telephone contact with the patient, caregiver, physician and other members of the health care team Instruct patient and/or caregiver in equipment usage, respiratory services and equipment Perform follow up procedures to determine efficacy of patient compliance while on therapy per protocols Clean, sterilize, check and maintain all equipment and accessories Must be able to lift and deliver an oxygen concentrator (55 lbs) Ability to travel by car to hospitals and/or patient---s home to provide services Assist in resolving patient equipment problems Provide clear and compassionate communication with the patient Follows safety standards in all aspects of performance of the above functions, reports/removes unsafe equipment and attends safety education sessions Available for on-call duty evenings and weekends on a rotating basis. Benefits: -- Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision -- Short- and Long-Term Disability -- AD&D -- Supplemental Life Insurance -- Employee Assistance Program -- 401K -- Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off COVID-19 Vaccination Not Required, but Recommended Company Description Northwest Medical, a division of Great Elm Healthcare, is a full service DME provider focused on continued excellence in patient care. Our family of companies have grown over the last several years and so has our commitment to provide the best possible service one patient at a time. Our Values: C.R.I.S.P. - Collaboration, Results Driven, Integrity, Shared Knowledge, Professionalism Our Mission: To enhance our patients' quality of life by providing exceptional service and compassionate care

Keywords: Northwest Medical, Anchorage , Respiratory Therapist (RRT CRT) - HME - DME, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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