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Apria Healthcare is one of nationA?s leading providers of home healthcare products and services including respiratory therapy, sleep apnea therapy, non:invasive ventilation therapy, enteral nutrition therapy, negative pressure wound therapy and home medical equipment. Headquartered in Lake Forest, California, Apria owns and operates branch locations across the nation and serves more than 1.8 million patients each year. With over 1 Billion in annual revenues, Apria is one of the largest home healthcare companies in the United States. Apria was the first company of its type to obtain voluntary accreditation from The Joint Commission and has been continuously accredited for more than 25 years. For more information, visit Assists in the treatment and management of patients with clinical needs. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESProvides 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. Performs clinical assessments and tests such as pulse oximetry, ETCO2, spirometry, and vital signs. Responsible for routine patient follow:up contacts based on individual needs.May need to perform on:call duties as needed.Provides and operates various types of respiratory care equipment including but not limited to oxygen therapy, nebulization therapy, apnea monitoring, suctioning, PAP, invasive and non:invasive spects 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.Responsible for accurate data entry on monitoring websites for certain respiratory equipmentConsults with referring physician regarding patient treatment, medical condition, home environment, and Plan of Care.Participates in ongoing education and training sessions regarding respiratory patient care.Assist with patient scheduling as needed.Performs other duties as required.Must be 21 years of ageMeets company minimum standard of Background Check Education and/or ExperienceGraduate of an accredited program for respiratory therapy is requiredCertificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional DesignationsMust possess a valid and current driverA?s license and auto insurance per Apria policy. May be required to drive personal vehicle for patient home visits.Registration or certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Does not include RN or LPN clinicians.Hold a current RCP license in the state of practice (or states that the location covers) if that state requires an RCP license to allow the practice of respiratory therapy.Hold a current CPR Certification.Hold all applicable licensure in good standing for all states of practice. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIESStrong interpersonal and teamwork skills.Ability to multi:task effectively.Ability to communicate effectively in person, on the phone and electronicallySuccessful completion of Aprias respiratory therapy orientation and competency evaluation program. Computer SkillsAbility to use electronic hand held deviceMicrosoft Office programsBasic printing/faxing/scanning Language SkillsEnglish (reading, writing, verbal) PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSEducation and/or ExperienceAt least one year related experience is preferred. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIESLanguage SkillsBilingual (reading, writing, verbal) PHYSICAL DEMANDSWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear. The employee uses computer and telephone equipment. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision. Must be able to travel by plane and automobile (if applicable). Possible lifting of equipment up to 50 lbs. WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representa


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