Respiratory Therapist, Home Health at Home Care United, Inc.

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Madison, Wisconsin





Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling.

WI-SSM Health at Home Madison Hammersley



Worker Type:

Regular



Job Summary:

Provides respiratory therapy services and prescribed medical equipment/supplies to patients.



Job Responsibilities and Requirements:



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES




  • Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.

  • Provides respiratory care services in accordance with specific physician's orders, department policies, and procedures and guidelines.

  • Coordinates care plans for respiratory patients. Evaluates patient progress and communicates with other health care providers regarding modifications to patient treatment, patient progress, and patient compliance.

  • Educates patients and caregivers in the proper use and maintenance of equipment and supplies. Troubleshoots equipment related questions/concerns.

  • Evaluates respiratory practice and treatment based on patient outcome.

  • Participates in maintaining departmental inventory levels for supplies and equipment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.





EDUCATION


  • Associate's degree or equivalent years of experience and education



EXPERIENCE


  • No experience required



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling and running.




Licenses / Certifications:



Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), Driver License - State of Work Location, FUTURE - Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) within 6 months - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), Respiratory Care Practitioner - State of Work Location



Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)



Job Type:



Employee



Department:

23880174 Madison DME



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40


SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.


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