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Respiratory Therapist (Christiansburg/Roanoke)

Rotech Healthcare Inc.
life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k), employee discount
United States, Virginia, Roanoke
2149 Electric Road (Show on map)
October 03, 2023
About Rotech

Rotech Healthcare Inc. is a national leader in providing ventilators, oxygen, sleep apnea treatment, wound care solutions and home medical equipment. We help patients lead a more comfortable and productive life by keeping them engaged in their care and empowering them to manage their health and treatment at home. Rotech provides high quality medical products, services and outstanding customer care through hundreds of locations across 45 states. For additional information, visit our company homepage

External candidates are eligible for a sign on bonus of $1,500 gross to be paid after 90 days of continuous employment

Overview and Responsibilities


We are seeking qualified Respiratory Therapists (RRT / CRT / RN) to join our team to educate, train and monitor patients using ventilators, PAP therapy, home oxygen and other respiratory equipment. You'll use your clinical skills by assessing patient needs and communicating your findings to the physician. Our model of care ensures patients receive quality care specific to their individual needs and medical condition.

We have both Full Time and Per Diem / PRN positions available.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Maintains a complete listing of all current respiratory patients
  • Provides initial and ongoing phone contacts with all respiratory patients per Rotech policy and procedure
  • Provides in-home visits to patients per Rotech's policy and procedure
  • Conducts patient assessment per Rotech's policy and procedure and the physician's order Patient assessment may include but is not limited to:
    • Verbal assessment (e.g., patient history, symptom review, etc.)
    • Physical assessment (e.g., lung auscultation, blood pressure, etc.)
    • Diagnostics (e.g., spirometry, oximetry, sleep studies)
  • Provides patient education as applicable. Education may include but is not limited to:
    • Respiratory equipment use and maintenance
    • Physician's prescription for equipment
    • Importance of compliance with physician's prescription
    • Benefits of therapy
    • Potential consequences of noncompliance
    • Potential adverse reactions/side effects from therapy
  • Sets up all highly technical respiratory equipment including but not limited to:
    • Invasive Ventilator
    • Noninvasive Ventilator
    • Infant Monitors
    • Other high-tech respiratory equipment as defined by scope of service at the branch (e.g., cough assist, negative pressure ventilation, IPPB, etc.)
  • Monitors ongoing function of highly technical respiratory equipment including but not limited to:
    • Invasive Ventilator
    • Noninvasive Ventilator
    • Infant Monitors
    • Other high-tech respiratory equipment as defined by scope of service at the branch (e.g., cough assist, negative pressure ventilation, IPPB, etc.)
  • Maintains documentation of all services provided and all work performed per Rotech's policies and procedures
  • Assumes on-call responsibilities for phone consultations during non-business hours as outlined by Rotech's policy
  • Supports orientation and training of other personnel at the direction of the Area Manager
  • Performs other duties as required by state licensure law
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as defined by the Area Manager


Employment is contingent on

  • Background investigation (company-wide)
  • Drug screen (when applicable for the position)
  • Valid driver's license in state of residence with a clean driving record (when applicable for the position)

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 laws
  • 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

Preferred Education and/or Experience

  • Completion of an accredited program/degree in respiratory care preferred
  • Nursing or other paramedical training may be acceptable depending upon state licensure laws
  • Home respiratory care experience is preferred
  • Degree in respiratory therapy or related science is preferred
  • One year of related work experience, preferred

Skills and Competencies

  • Accurately perform simple mathematical calculations
  • Effectively communicate in English; both oral and written
  • Interpret a variety of communications (verbal, non-verbal, written, listening and visual)
  • 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

Machines, Equipment and Technical Abilities

  • Email transmission and communication
  • Internet navigation and research
  • Microsoft applications; Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Office equipment; fax machine, copier, printer, phone and computer and/or tablet

Physical Demands

  • Lift and carry office equipment at times
  • 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
  • Requires sitting, walking, standing, talking and listening
  • Required to comply with Rotech 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

Rotech Information


  • 401k
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Recognition program
  • Bonus and Incentive Opportunities
  • Cellular phone reimbursement

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Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Rotech Healthcare Inc. recruits, employs, trains, promotes, transfers, separates from employment and compensates employees without regard to membership in, association with, or perception of race, color, age, gender, gender identity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in each locality where Rotech has employees. Rotech Healthcare Inc. is a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE