Patient Educator

Job Description

American HomePatient

Respiratory Therapist – Healthcare Specialist / Patient Educator

If you are looking for an opportunity to bring and put into action your exceptional nursing support skills to start building a thriving and rewarding career with an industry-leading healthcare organization – we have been waiting for you to join us at American HomePatient! We are a dynamic, growing company with 250 locations, transforming the way respiratory care is delivered in the home. We are inspired by a vision to enable patients with chronic conditions to remain engaged in life, and to have peace-of-mind knowing that we are caring for them.

As a part of our continued success, we are currently seeking entry level and experienced health care personnel or clinicians including RNs, LPNs, LVNs, paramedics, or EMTs to join our team as Respiratory Therapists. In this position, you will be responsible for setting up highly technical equipment, providing patient education according to the patient's needs. This will involve teaching, advising, and cleaning in order to ensure appropriate functioning of our equipment.

If you want to be part of a motivated and successful team of winners, we definitely want to hear from you. Contact us today!

Respiratory Therapist – Healthcare Specialist

(Healthcare / Nursing Aide / Entry Level / Medical Services)

Job Requirements

We are looking for an entry level and experienced full time Respiratory Therapist who combines exceptional human relations skills to interface with doctors, patients, and a wide variety of customers. You should display excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills. In addition, it is also vital that you demonstrate commitment to provide exceptional service to our patients, as well as the ability to work on an independent basis with minimal supervision.

Specific duties for this home health therapist role include, but are not limited to:

* Level 1 - Familiarity with equipment and services provided in the home healthcare setting, or other experience in patient care

* Level 2 - Minimum of two years' experience in home healthcare

* Level 3 - Minimum of three years' experience in home healthcare, possibility to be involved in training for future positions

* Willingness to use personal vehicle for business with valid driver's license and clean driving record

* Current certification of CRT and RRT in applicable states

* Valid state license, current National Board of Respiratory Care Credentials

* Solid knowledge and ability to follow applicable policies and procedures of the Safety & Regulatory Manual regarding General Safety, OSHA, DOT, FDA, and Emergency Planning

* Schedule flexibility to work on evenings and weekends as scheduled

* Must be 18 years or older to apply

* Must have a High School Diploma/GED

Respiratory Therapist – Healthcare Specialist

(Healthcare / Nursing Aide / Entry Level / Medical Services)

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