National Respiratory Therapist


National Respiratory Therapist

@ VieMed

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the installation/delivery of respiratory therapist equipment and provision of all needed supplies and products to the patients in the home and ongoing assessment of patients and equipment in covering/ assigned service area.  
  • Is responsible for clinical contact with the physician, referred contacts, health care practitioners, area patient care coordinators, and others involved in the care of the patients referred to Sleep Management, LLC d/b/a VieMed for home respiratory therapist services. 
  • Is responsible for the maintenance of records, charting, progress notes, clinical files, equipment records, preventative maintenance records, and other necessary documentation for any patient service in dictated area.
  • Is responsible to maintain accurate inventory of all Sleep Management/VieMed assets and supplies. 
  • Is responsible for vehicle maintenance and service (paid for by Sleep Management, LLC d/b/a VieMed).  (If applicable)
  • Ensures that vehicle is always maintained per applicable accreditation standards.  (If applicable)
  • Is responsible to ensure all pertinent demographic information and insurance coverage is updated regularly and with any change in personal or professional status. 
  • Is responsible for the overseeing of all applicable regulatory rules and guidelines as pertains to the staff respiratory therapist. 
  • Exhibits effective written and verbal communication skills. Adheres to cost-containment policies and procedures. 
  • Works with the local/remote office staff to ensure prompt and accurate billing and documentation of services, including providing adequate information to satisfy third-party payor guidelines for coverage. 
  • Works with all clinical, managerial, and sales staff to promote and market home respiratory therapist services to all referral sources. 
  • Ensures proper, accurate, and safe operation of all equipment prior to installation. 
  • Is required to provide availability for patient contact and response to patient needs.
  • Completes equipment setups, quarterly checks, and any unscheduled equipment service/patient calls for all types of equipment.
  • Will work with fellow RTs in the area (if applicable) on a rotating on-call schedule and or cover on-call when coverage is needed in within dictated service area.
  • Will work with team members (other RTs, PCC’s, ACM’s and various departments) to ensure tasks are completed.
  • Apply and maintain any states licensures dictated by Clinical Coordinator.
  • Travel to assigned territories needing assistance 75% of the year; or as deemed necessary
  • Responsible for equipment retrieval/ returning equipment to local RT or storage location.
  • Other duties/projects as assigned. 
  • Will adhere to company credit card and expense policy during travel. 

Professional Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to company dress code and maintains neat and clean appearance.
  • Completes annual education/in-services requirements
  • Maintains regulatory requirements, including state, federal, and joint commission standards.
  • Maintains and always ensures patients confidentially.
  • Wears identification tag during working hours.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.



  • Technical Capacity.
  • Customer/Client Focus.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Initiative
  • Collaboration
  • Financial Management.
  • Presentation Skills.

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.
  • EE must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • EE must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Work Environment:

  • This job will require the employee to go into patient homes for the set-up and service of medical devices.
  • Travel to dictated Viemed servicing areas across the United States.


Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Medical or respiratory experience.
  • Valid Respiratory Therapist licensures in the States in which you practice.

How to Apply:

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: May 01, 2024
Application Deadline: August 08, 2024
Job Type: Full-time