Respiratory Therapist
Job Details
HN74 - Portland, OR
Professional Services
Description

Respiratory Therapist

SIGN ON: Bonus $1,000.00

Location Options: Beaverton, Clackamas, Medford, Springfield

Working with Med-X Staffing Services puts you at the front of the line with multiple hiring managers simultaneously. With our help, you’ll have an inside track on the hottest new local healthcare jobs. Plus, we provide free, one-on-one resume tips and interview coaching to guarantee you’ll shine when your dream opportunity arrives. This is a permanent, direct hire position. Must be available for on-call duty evenings and weekends on a rotating basis.

Med-X Staffing Services seeks to fill two (8) Respiratory Therapists. There are multiple location options available! 

This position offers a Respiratory Therapist excellent benefits with good working environments. The ideal candidate must be able to work in a team setting; communicate effectively; multi-task oriented, and be able to recognize inefficiencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist referring physician and referral source in planning and implementing patient care.
  • Inventory and order all equipment and supplies per company protocol.
  • Perform initial patient evaluation and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Read and evaluate physicians' orders and patient chart information to determine patients' conditions and treatment protocols.
  • Maintain thorough and appropriate documentation in the patient medical record of all visits and procedures performed as well as telephone contact with patient, caregiver, physician and other members of the healthcare team.
  • Instruct patient and/or caregiver in equipment usage.
  • Perform follow-up procedures to determine the efficacy of patient compliance while on therapy.
  • Assist in resolving patient equipment problems.

Qualifications:

Education

  1. Completion of a respiratory therapy care program.
  2. Registration by the National Board of Respiratory Care.
  3. Respiratory Therapy - registered or certified
  4. BLS for Providers

Experience

  1. One year of clinical experience as a Respiratory Therapist working in home health is preferred.
  2. Organized, self-motivated, effective oral and written communication skills, computer literate.
  3. CPAP/Bi-level patient administration and appropriate mask fitting.
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