Respiratory Therapist
Apria Healthcare - Kahului, HI

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Description

Apria Healthcare is the largest provider of home healthcare products and services in the United States, offering a comprehensive range of home respiratory therapy, home infusion therapy and home medical equipment services to over 2 million patients annually in all 50 states through approximately 550 locations. We are committed to full-service homecare solutions that give maximum independence to our patients. Please visit our website at

www.apria.com

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Provides instruction to patients and/or caregivers on the proper use of equipment and/or respiratory care procedures.

Ensures patients and/or caregivers can effectively operate and maintain equipment.

Responsible for routine patient follow-up contacts based on individual needs.

Responds to emergency calls on an on-call basis.

Provides and operates various types of respiratory care equipment including but not limited

to oxygen therapy, nebulization therapy, apnea monitoring, suctioning, nasal CPAP and ventilation.

Inspects and tests equipment to ensure proper operating condition.

Prepares and maintains a record for each patient containing all pertinent information, care plans, physician prescriptions and follow-up documentation.

Consults with referring physician regarding patient treatment, medical condition and home environment.

Participates in ongoing education and training sessions regarding respiratory patient care.

Performs other related duties as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited program for respiratory therapy is required.

At least one year related experience is required.

Registration or certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).

Hold a current RCP license in the state of practice if that state requires an RCP license to allow the practice of respiratory therapy, or hold a current RN or LPN license in the state of practice if allowed by the applicable state Respiratory Care Practice Act and other state regulatory agencies.

Respiratory care experience preferred.

Successful completion of Apria's respiratory therapy orientation and competency evaluation program.

Must possess a valid and current driver’s license and auto insurance.

Apria Healthcare

(or Coram Healthcare

) is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, religion, citizenship, national origin/ancestry, physical/mental disabilities, military status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Because Apria believes in providing a safe work environment, we conduct drug and background checks in our recruiting/hiring processes. AA/EOE, M/F/D/V

Job

Clinical - Respiratory

Primary Location

HI-Kahului

Schedule

Per Diem

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