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HH Respiratory Therapist

Company: Genesis Health System
Location: Davenport
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Position Title: HH Respiratory TherapistDepartment: Genesis Home Medical EquipmentPurpose: This position is responsible for daily clinical services at Genesis Home Medical Equipment. Performs patient PAP (Positive Airway Pressure), NIV (Non Invasive Vent) set ups and mask fittings. Responsible for follow up with patients to establish compliance with usage for reimbursement. Responsible for performing conserving device evaluations for portable oxygen. Ability to review and trouble shoot respiratory PAP and NIV devices for patient usage. Other duties as assigned.Report To: Director, Home Medical EquipmentSupervisory Responsibility: Direction: The job requires some accountability for scheduling, assigning or coordinating work. Employees check the quality of work and provide guidance, instruction, training and direction to others. Although the job does not require formal or official supervisory responsibility, the incumbent serves as group leader or acts in an informal 'assistant supervisory' or 'lead' role. In addition, the employee may be expected to provide information or suggestions on human resources matters.Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Vendors/Clients.POSITION SPECIFICATIONEducation: 2 year college program or equivalent experienceField Of Study: Respiratory CareSpecial Training: Basic Life Support within 6 monthsLicensure/Registration: Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT), RCP State of Iowa, RCP State of Illinois within 6 monthsExperience: More than 1 year experience required.Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.Physical Demands: High Intensity: Work requires heavy physical exertion and effort. Forces exerted are equivalent to lifting between 25 to 50 pounds. The need for physical stamina and endurance is great. The degree of physical strain produced on the job is high. It results in fatigue, and requires periods of rest. Job requirements for manual dexterity and physical manipulation are high. Work could involve the coordination of body movements involving various body postures. The position exceeds these high intensity demands occasionally, 10-35% of the time.Working Conditions: There is exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions. The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions is limited to 70% or less of the work day.Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: YesLocation: GENESIS Health System DMESchedule: Full-Time, Day, 8:30-5by Jobble

Keywords: Genesis Health System, Davenport , HH Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Davenport, Iowa

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