Respiratory Therapist

Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Posted: 03/01/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Division: Commercial Job Number: JN -032024-18453 State: Idaho

Job Description

Respiratory Therapist

SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the Staffing industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

Title: Respiratory Therapist
Location: Idaho Falls, ID
Industry: Healthcare
Salary: $28-33/hr. - External candidates are eligible for a $2,000 gross Sign-On Bonus to be paid after 90 days of continuous employment.
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8-5
Employment Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary
We are seeking a dedicated Respiratory Therapist (RT / RRT) to join our team. In this position, you are responsible for providing clinical patient services and support within the location.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assumes on-call responsibilities for phone consultations during non-business hours as outlined by company policy
  • Conducts patient assessment per company policy and procedure and the physician s order
  • Maintains a complete listing of all current respiratory patients
  • Maintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed
  • Monitors ongoing function of highly technical respiratory equipment
  • Patient assessments
  • Provides in-home visits to patients
  • Provides initial and ongoing phone contacts with all respiratory patients
  • Provides patient education as applicable
  • Sets up all highly technical respiratory equipment
  • Supports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Manager
  • In some locations, we need RTs to be on call and drive a company vehicle
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Some travel via automobile required to patient s home and meetings

  • Background investigation
  • Drug screen
  • Valid driver s license in state of residence with a clean driving record

Required Education and/or Experience
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent, required
  • Credentials as a respiratory therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) is preferred but other medical credentials may be acceptable (e.g., RN, LPN, LPV) depending upon state licensure law
  • Must be licensed in primary state of home office as required by state law and provide a copy of license to the location
  • May be required to obtain license in neighboring states as required by service area of location

Skills and Competencies
  • Maintain confidentiality, discretion and caution when handling sensitive information
  • Multi-task along with attention to detail
  • Self-motivation, organized, time-management and deductive problem-solving skills
  • Work independently and as part of a team

Physical Demands
  • Requires close vision to small print on computer and/or tablet and paperwork
  • Requires contact with patients and equipment with potential exposure to contagious pathogens
  • Requires occasional lifting and transporting of patient equipment
  • Required to comply with company Respiratory Protection & N95 Mask Fit Testing Policy
    • Medical Evaluation and Fit Testing Compliance in a timely manner
    • Annual Recertification
    • Keep face clean-shaven to ensure N95 Mask face-seal protection per OSHA guidelines


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