Millennium Physician Group
  • 27-Nov-2018 to 26-Jan-2020 (EST)
  • Fort Myers, FL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Summary

Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Interview and examine patients with breathing or cardiopulmonary disorders.
  • Consult with physicians to develop patient treatment plans.
  • Treat patients by using a variety of methods, including chest physiotherapy and aerosol medications.
  • Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases.
  • Measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is impaired function.
  • Monitors and record patients' progress in EMR system.
  • Teaches patients how to take medications and use equipment, such as ventilators.
  • Provides excellent patient care.
  • Abides by company Standards of Behaviors.
  • May be assigned to day or evening shifts as necessary in addition to working a weekend rotation.
  • Expected to work overtime for patient care as needed.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness in varying environments and with different tasks, responsibilities, and people.

Compassion - The responsibility to put a patient's or person's interests first, including the duty not to harm, deliver proper care, and maintain confidentiality. 

Compliance - Employee has satisfactory completed employers required compliance training.

Employee is able to demonstrate an understanding of employers Code of Conduct. 

Dependability - Meets commitments, deliverables, deadlines, work independently, accepts accountability, handles change, sets personal standards, stays focused under pressure, and meets attendance/punctuality requirements.

Energy - Consistently maintaining a high activity or productivity level; sustaining long work hours.

Humility/ Respect - Being courteously respectful of others. Awareness of oneself in relation to others, having a clear perspective and respect for one's place in context and of others. 

Integrity - Maintaining and promoting social, ethical, and organizational norms is conducting internal and external business activities. 

Judgement/ Problem Solving - Recognizes problems and responds, systematically gathers information, sorts through complex issues, seeks input from others, addresses root cause of issues, makes timely decisions, can make difficult decisions, uses consensus when possible, and communicates decisions to others. 

Patient Service Orientation - Proactively developing patient/customer relations by making efforts to listen and understand the customer and their needs (both internal and external); anticipating and providing solutions to customer needs; giving high priority to patient/customer satisfaction.  Ensures appropriate follow up and is their advocate in determining solutions.  The employee uses a variety of communication techniques to effectively express thoughts and ideas and to understand or influence.  

Quality Orientation/ Attention to detail - Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems. 

Results Driven& Execution - Accountable for meeting or exceeding individual and/or department goals and objectives.  Committed to producing results that will achieve company objectives.  Sets priorities and organizes time to meet or exceed goals, follows up, and takes personal responsibility for results whether they are positive or negative. Team work/ Collaboration - Working effectively with team/work group or those outside formal line of authority (e.g., peers, senior managers) to accomplish organizational goals; taking actions that respect the needs and contributions of others; contributing to and accepting the consensus; subordinating own objectives to the objectives of the organization or team.  Listens to others and values opinions.

Technological /Professional knowledge - Having achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills/knowledge in job-related areas; keeping abreast of current developments and trends in area of expertise.

Work Standards - Setting high goals or standards of performance for self, direct reports, others, and the organization; being dissatisfied with average performance; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed by others. 

Communication - Expressing ideas effectively in individual and group situations (including nonverbal communication); adjusting language or terminology to the characteristics and needs of the audience.  Good listening skills.

 

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

Requires an associate's degree and a credential of either CRT or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). In addition, it requires 1-year Respiratory Therapy Technical program. 1-2 years' experience, including ICU/CCU ventilator management.

Certified in the State of Florida current CPR.

(16) CEU's every 2 years.

 

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer skills. Must know how to use Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office software. Athena knowledge preferred.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CRT or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and CPR.

Any license or certification received, e.g. CPR etc. must be kept current.

 

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; talk or hear and smell.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate depending on the business activity at the office.

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