DME Respiratory Therapist

Requisition ID
2021-161375
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Home Respiratory Care
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday-Friday 8:30a-5pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Health Saint Elizabeth Reg Med Ctr
Location
NE-LINCOLN

Overview

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities.

 

What sets us apart from other healthcare organizations? How much time do you have? In short, it all starts with our current employees. They believe in living our mission to provide compassion to everyone. We, in turn, believe that growing and supporting our people allows us to deliver a higher degree of quality care to our patients. CHI advocates for all who live in the communities we serve, especially the most vulnerable. Choose an organization who will champion your talents and nurture your career. Choose CHI! 

Responsibilities

Our Respiratory Therapists are highly trained when it comes to performing specialized respiratory care for patients in the home setting. Care at home involves caring for patients who need CPAP/VPAP devices, nebulizers, and other various home medical equipment. 

 

Some of your responsibilities:

  • Assess and evaluate of the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy based on patient’s age, cognitive and physical abiliites, and/or developmental needs.
  • Educates patients on disease process, test results and appropriate treatment. If appropriate make recommendations for changes in specific modes of therapy.
  • Ensures the patient is compliant and successful with therapy.
  • Providing follow-up assessments using language and materials appropriate for age, cognitive and physical abilities and/or developmental needs.

Qualifications

What you will need:

  • Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy
  • BLS through American Heart Association
  • Respiratory Care License with Nebraska

 

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