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Respiratory Therapist
Ref No.: 18-04144
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia
Position Type:Contract to Hire
Respiratory Therapist
Lynchburg, VA

MUST:

Experience Respiratory Therapist
1+ years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist
Must be have a valid Respiratory Therapist state Licensure in Virginia
Must be CPR Certified

Must have injection experience3
Must have EMR/EHR experience
Must be able to work in a fast pace environment
Customer service attitude and experience
Strong communication skills

DUTIES:

Respiratory Therapist will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:
Bring patients back to the clinical area in a timely manner
Utilize EHR for entering vital signs, allergies, weight, and oxygen saturations
Ensure that patient chart is current with any test results, dictations, etc.
Perform PFTs as ordered by the physician
Perform exercise oximetry, and 6-min. walks as ordered by the physician
Obtain consents for procedures performed by physician and assist as needed (thoracentesis, laryngoscopy) and cleanup
Instruct patients in proper use of inhalers, respiratory equipment and respiratory medications
Schedule outside tests and procedures
Instruct in overnight oximetry tests
Staff sleep lab as needed
Insurance pre-authorizations
Aerosol treatments and sputum inductions
Function in message person position after comprehensive training
Administer injections, immunizations, and TB tests under the direction of the provider after completing training and competency checklist
Check next day's patient charts on-line and correlate new patient information
Assist message person with fax machine, out-boxes, shredding and filing as needed
Stock examination rooms
Other duties as assigned by the manager
*Quadrant, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Quadrant is committed to administering all employment and personnel actions on the basis of merit and free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Consistent with this commitment, we are dedicated to the employment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, persons of all ethnic backgrounds and religions according to their abilities.