VieMed

Respiratory Therapist / Patient Care Coordinator

Location

Gadsden, AL

Type

Full Time

 

Supervises: None

Expectation of Work Hours: Full-Time

 

Job Duties

 

Sales Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Works with the office staff to ensure prompt and accurate billing and documentation of services, including providing adequate information to satisfy third-party payor guidelines for coverage.
  • Exhibits effective written and verbal communication skills. Adheres to cost-containment policies and procedures.
  • Works with all clinical, managerial, and sales staff to promote and market home respiratory therapist services to all referral sources.
  • Prepare action plans and schedules to identify specific targets and to project the number of contacts to be made.
  • Prepare a variety of status reports, including activity, closings, follow-up, and adherence to goals.
  • Communicate new product and service opportunities, special developments, information, or feedback gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff.
  • Identify sales prospects and contact these and other accounts as assigned.
  • Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts.
  • Participate in marketing events such as seminars and trade shows.
  • Coordinate with company staff to accomplish the work required to close sales.
  • Uncapped Commission Structure.

Respiratory Therapist Essential Functions 

Responsible for the overall technical and administrative functions at the location on record regarding the Home Respiratory therapist program. 

  • Responsible for the installation/delivery of respiratory therapist equipment and provision of all needed supplies and products to the patients in the home and ongoing assessment of patients and equipment. 
  • Is responsible for clinical contact with the physician, referred contacts, health care practitioners, and others involved in the care of the patients referred to Sleep Management for home respiratory therapist services. 
  • Is responsible for the maintenance of records, charting, progress notes, clinical files, equipment records, preventative maintenance records, and other necessary documentation. 
  • Is responsible to maintain accurate inventory of all Sleep Management/VieMed assets and supplies. 
  • Is responsible for company vehicle maintenance and service (paid for by Sleep Management/VieMed). 
  • Ensures that company vehicle is maintained per applicable accreditation standards at all times. 
  • Is responsible to ensure all pertinent demographic information is updated regularly and with any change in personal or professional status. 
  • Is responsible for the overseeing of all applicable regulatory rules and guidelines as pertains to the staff respiratory therapist. 
  • Is responsible for orientation and training of subordinate or newly hired respiratory therapist staff service technicians. 
  • Exhibits effective written and verbal communication skills. Adheres to cost-containment policies and procedures. 
  • Works with the office staff to ensure prompt and accurate billing and documentation of services, including providing adequate information to satisfy third-party payor guidelines for coverage. 
  • Works with all clinical, managerial, and sales staff to promote and market home respiratory therapist services to all referral sources. 
  • Ensures proper, accurate, and safe operation of all equipment prior to installation. 
  • Is required to provide availability for patient contact and response to patient needs. 
  • Will work with fellow RTs in the area on a rotating on-call schedule. 
  • Other duties/projects as assigned. 

Physical Demands

Sitting, standing, walking at desk, in office 

  • Operation of office machinery and computer 
  • Occasionally lift/move items up to 100 pounds 
  • Visual abilities to include reading, distance vision and peripheral vision 

Competencies

 

  1. Technical Capacity.
  2. Customer/Client Focus.
  3. Communication Proficiency.
  4. Initiative.
  5. Collaboration.
  6. Financial Management.
  7. Presentation Skills.

 

Work Environment

Sales: This job operates in the field by calling on Pulmonologist, hospitals, Case Managers, Social workers, etc. 

RT: This job will require the employee to go to patient homes to set up and service devices. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 40 hours per week. Entertaining in off hours may be required. 

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Advanced training in sales skills.
  2. Medical or respiratory experience
  3. A valid Respiratory Therapist license in all states you will be working in (preferred).

 

You will be expected to work during normal business hours, which are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Please note this job description is not designed to cover and/or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                         

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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