KexRx Pharmacy & Home Care - Respiratory Therapist

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Job Classification: Non-Exempt, Full-Time

Reports To:  DME Manager

Job Overview:

The Respiratory Therapist will assess, treat and care for patients with breathing disorders.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • This position is responsible for initiating and conducting therapeutic procedures.
  • Create and maintain patient records.
  • Be able to select, assemble, check and operate the equipment.
  • Read prescriptions, review and input patient information to process orders.
  • Verify patient insurance eligibility, deductible and copayments.
  • Be the patients advocate, using all possible resources available to assist them in their plan of care. Proactively recommend items needed by the customer to improve satisfaction and transaction profitability.
  • Responsible for working with providers, patients and other healthcare providers to provide the most beneficial and cost effective respiratory treatments.
  • Ensure proper documentation is in place for billing of respiratory products.
  • Accountable for gathering required documentation for audits of respiratory claims.
  • Responsible for instructing patients on proper use of respiratory equipment.
  • Accountable for the set up and operating of devices such as Nebulizers, Oxygen Concentrators and CPAP and BiPAP machines.
  • Responsible for performing follow-up consultations with patients to evaluate effectiveness of treatment.
  • Monitor patient’s responses to therapy and consult with provider regarding outcomes.
  • Inspect, clean, test, and maintain respiratory therapy equipment to ensure equipment is functioning safely and efficiently, ordering repairs when necessary.
  • Enforce safety rules and ensure careful adherence to providers’ orders.
  • Ensure compliance with accreditation standards.
  • Take call on a rotational basis.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.
  • Provide emergency care, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation if needed.

Company Wide Standards:

  • Manage your time, effectively and productively, respect the time of others to also fulfill their responsibilities.
  • Participate and have 100% attendance to all store meetings.
  • Respond to phone calls, text messages and/or emails within 1 hours of receiving.
  • Deliver superior Customer Service as outlined in Employee Handbook.
  • Identify and communicate opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Actively participate and promote company goals and objectives.
  • Adhere to company dress code as outlined in Employee Handbook.
  • Confidentiality of all patient and business information.
  • Give your best effort every day to make your pharmacy the best it can be!

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"We have worked with Kristina and her firm on multiple occasions. Since we're too small to have an HR advisor on staff, we have relied on her expertise in reviewing our employee manual and other HR-related documents.

She has also been available for advice when needed. She's thorough, straightforward and focused on positive outcomes. I am always confident in her counsel."