Clinical Respiratory Therapist Job Description

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TITLE:
RESPIRATORY CARE SPECIALIST
General:
Fit patients for proper Respiratory Care equipment and supplies according to
doctor’s prescription. Complete the proper paperwork and obtain appropriate
signatures to ensure successful billing of insurance and/or collection of payment.
Responsible
To:
Remote Site Respiratory Care Coordinator
Hours:
This is a full-time hourly position Monday thru Friday.
Qualifications
Physical:
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Education:
In an average 8 hour day the employee lifts/carries up to 20 pounds
frequently.
In an average 8 hour day the employee stands/walks about3 hours.
In an average 8 hour day the employee sits about 4 hours. (These hours
include up to 2 hours of data entry/phone work)
In an average 8 hour day employee drives about one hour
The employee lifts/carries up to 60 lbs. maximum.
Must be clean & neat in personal appearance.
Must be a currently Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner in the state of
Wisconsin
Experience:
1. Two years experience in Respiratory Care preferred.
2. Able to function as a polite and cooperative team member with a positive
attitude.
3. Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
4. Good oral and written communication skills
5. Must have a good driving record.
On Call:
This position requires employee to be on-call during non-business hours.
Responsibilities and Duties:
1. Educate and train new and current patients on the use of equipment and supplies in
relation to prescribed respiratory care.
2. Evaluate patients if they meet Medicare guidelines and/or Medicare Compliance
requirements.
3. Do Prior Authorizations for Medicaid patients as per guidelines. Follow up with
Medicaid and patient to make sure that he/she still have coverage and still meet
qualifications.
4. Call insurance company for authorization and required documentation
for respiratory care equipment and supplies.
5. Perform monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual follow-ups with Respiratory Care
Patients as recommended by the equipment manufacturer, or Federal or State guidelines.
6. Other duties as deemed appropriate by management.
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Signature
Date
Revised 10/23/15
Resumes for this position should be emailed to [email protected]
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