Respiratory Therapist/DME Office Manager - FT (Southeastern KY)
- Location: Hazard, KY
- Posted: Dec 4, 2019
Respiratory Therapist/DME Office Manager - Full-time, Day Shift
Bluegrass Care Navigators Barbourville, Hazard & Pikeville, KY
Recognized as a program of excellence receiving 3 awards in 2017
Living with a serious illness or caring for a loved one who is seriously ill can be one of lifes most challenging times. We need experts who have been there for families countless times, providing experience, guidance and care.
Bluegrass Care Navigators connects patients with caregivers who have exactly the right expertise to meet their health care needs and help handle the activities of everyday living. Our team provides unsurpassed private duty nursing, palliative care, hospice care and more.
CRT or RRT licensed in the state of Kentucky.
Graduate of Respiratory Care program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to give excellent customer service.
Thorough knowledge of routine clerical procedures.
Thorough knowledge of computers and word processing.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in confidential matters.
A pleasant telephone manner and ability to relate positively to all persons.
Ability to work in a stressful environment.
Ability to communicate with healthcare professionals, hospice patients and families and fellow workers.
Possesses and maintains good physical stamina and mental health. Has presented a pre-employment physicians health clearance including a negative TB skin test and/or CXR and other tests as required by organizational policy.
SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
An employee in this position is responsible for Respiratory Therapist duties including coordination of patient services and product setup and delivery from the DME Office. This position is also responsible for general clerical duties of that office, as well as medical records for hospice patients served out of that office. The Director of DME Services directly supervises this position.
At Bluegrass Care Navigators, we are proud of the quality of care we provide to patients, and the compassion and support we give their families and caregivers. We have received several awards highlighting our quality of care, including the American Hospital Association Circle of Life Award, and the Hospice Honors Elite award. Weve also be recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of its Best Places to Work.
In addition to hospice care, Bluegrass Care Navigators also provides private home nursing care, transitional care after a hospital stay, palliative care, adult day care, and grief support. We operate in 32 counties and care for nearly 1000 patients each day across central, northern and eastern Kentucky. With 40 years of hospice experience, were eager for new members to join our team in delivering Expert, Connected Care!