Envision Healthcare

  • Respiratory Therapist

    Job Locations US-TX-Plano
    Company EVPS
    Requisition ID
    2018-13878
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Envision Physician Services is a multispecialty physician group and practice management company. Established in 1953, our organization provides anesthesia, emergency medicine, hospital medicine, radiology, primary/urgent care, surgical services, and women’s and children’s health services to hospitals and health systems nationwide. Sheridan Healthcare, EmCare, Reimbursement Technologies and Emergency Medical Associates have recently joined forces to form Envision Physician Services.  As one organization, we now provide a greater scope of service than any other national physician group. Our collective experience from hundreds of local, customized engagements, culture of continuous lean process improvement, and team of experts in the business of healthcare enable us to better solve complex problems and consistently give healthcare organizations confidence in our execution. Our combined organization serves more than 780 healthcare facilities in 48 states and the District of Columbia. Join our Questcare Pulmonary practice team in Plano, Texas! This is a part-time professional opportunity that may be just the right fit!

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

    Full Medical, Dental and Vision benefits effective on your first day of employment

    Company Matching 401 K

    Tuition Reimbursement

    Company Paid Life Insurance and Long-term Disability

    Generous PTO and Paid Holidays

    Responsibilities

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Collaboratively provides clinical and administrative support for providers, patients, and office operations.
    • Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders.
    • Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate pulmonary function equipment.
    • Set up and operate respiratory devices such as pulmonary function testing equipment.
    • Inspect, clean, test and maintain pulmonary function equipment to ensure equipment is functioning safely and efficiently, facilitating repairs when necessary.
    • Performs necessary quality assurance processes, as directed by equipment manufacturer and clinical practice.
    • Educate patients and their families about their medical conditions and teach appropriate disease management techniques, such as breathing exercises and the use of medications and respiratory equipment.
    • Explain treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation and alleviate fears and apprehension.
    • Perform pulmonary function testing and adjust equipment to obtain optimum results in therapy.
    • Demonstrate respiratory care procedures, including pulmonary function testing techniques, to trainees and other healthcare personnel.
    • Triage adult and pediatric patients and obtain vital signs, record medical history & confirm purpose of visit.
    • Draw blood and assist with various skills.
    • Keep exam rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments, prepare sterilization tools and equipment as required.
    • Administer medications as directed by physician.
    • Comply with legal regulations to maintain a safe, secure and healthy work environment for staff and patients.
    • Monitor supplies and appropriately advise as needed regarding inventory orders.
    • Practice common safety hazards and precautions.
    • Maintain medical records while adhering with HIPAA compliance.
    • Assist with prescription needs and refills.

    Qualifications

    Skills & Qualifications

    • Associates Degree required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • Minimum 1-2 years respiratory care experience.
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist with current Texas RCP license.
    • Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart Association at hire.
    • Knowledge of medical practice and medical terminology.
    • Skill in identifying and resolving problems.

    EOE including Veterans and Disabled

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