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Date: 4/22/21

Position: Part Time Respiratory Therapist

Location: Kentucky

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Part Time Respiratory Therapist Encore Healthcare is seeking a Respiratory Therapist to fulfill the role of Respiratory Navigator in a SNF in Kuttawa, KY. This role will act as a CardioPulmonary specialist in one of Encore's Pulmonary Independence Center located within a skilled nursing facility. Overseeing and providing care for chronic high acuity respiratory patients receiving short-term rehab. Encore is based in Livingston, TN owned and operated by a group of patient-centric clinicians, Pulmonary Physicians, and business experts in the respiratory device, homecare, SNF, and cardiopulmonary disease management space. Encore contracts with health plans, SNF, hospitals, and Accountable Care Organizations (ACO's) to improve health outcomes and reduce overall healthcare costs for patients living with certain chronic conditions. The Respiratory Therapist/ Navigator would be responsible for:

  • Following Encore’s Mission Statement

  • Overseeing day to day clinical operation within the Pulmonary Independence Center

  • Participating in all education for nursing, rehab, and CNA team members

  • Creating and managing relationships with local hospitals, physician, outpatient pulmonary rehab centers, and discharge planners

  • Building a relationship with local RT departments to assist in creating a seamless transition from hospital to home

  • Maintaining the highest level of quality for all programs and services with improving patient outcomes being the driving force behind the programs

  • See that the policy & procedures are followed

  • Assist in refining the process as needed

Requirements:

  • Respiratory Therapist with active TN license

  • Able to produce deliverables according to schedule

  • Good command of MS Office

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in Pulmonary Rehab and/or

  • Experience in Navigator, case management, or disease management role

  • Business Development, Marketing/Liason work

  • Supervisor, Coordinator, or management experience

Other Relevant Experience:

  • Experience in homecare

  • Business management, general administration, and/or startup/small business

  • Disease Management/ Population Health

  • Care Management

  • Business Operations

  • Quality Assurance, Quality Control

  • Compliance

  • Education

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft products, Excel, Word, and Powerpoint

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Typical start time:

  • 9AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM

Company's website:

  • www.encorehc.com

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process