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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Lincare
Location: Sparks
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

As the nation's leading provider of oxygen, durable medical equipment, and clinical respiratory services, Lincare is looking to add to our ever-expanding staff of competent healthcare professionals. Our mission is to set the standard for excellence, transforming the way respiratory care is delivered in the home.
Help us change our patient's lives while doing what you love!
Why Work at Lincare?

  • Culture- -An inclusive, open and friendly environment focused on our associates and their success
  • Benefits- -Comprehensive benefits package with flexible options to fit your individual health and financial needs
  • Growth- -As an industry leader that has experienced continued growth, our associates have a defined career path focused on professional development
    Provide comfort to families and patients by ensuring they are educated on how to manage equipment, follow up with care checks and provide support to patients outside the hospital. Strong knowledge of pulmonary function, pulmonary rehabilitation and experience with respiratory equipment preferred.
  • Set up, operate and provide training on equipment including but not limited to CPAP/BiPap, Nebulizers, Oxygen Concentrators and mechanical ventilators.
  • Monitoring patient physiological responses to therapy and consulting with physicians in the event of adverse reaction
  • Perform thorough and professional patient assessments in accordance with Lincare policies and procedures
  • Inspect, test and adjust equipment to ensure it is functioning safely and efficiently
  • Review prescription and patient information to assess condition and determine suitable treatment administration and modifications that may be needed, compatible with physician orders
  • Maintain charts and documentation in a complete and timely manner
  • Provide telephone support and/or emergency visits to resolve equipment issues when necessary
    • Active clinical license and in good standing as mandated per state of practice
    • In all states, CRT's and RRT's are qualified for this position. Subject to state law/regulation, RN's, LPN's, LVN's paramedics, EMT's and other clinicians may also be qualified for this position
    • Strong knowledge of pulmonary function and pulmonary rehabilitation
    • Must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation to commute between the office and patient's homes. Mileage reimbursement is provided monthly.

Keywords: Lincare, Sparks , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Sparks, Nevada

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