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Hospital Medical Equipment Technician

Company: Rotech Healthcare
Location: High Point
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

About RotechRotech Healthcare Inc. is a national leader in providing ventilators, oxygen, sleep apnea treatment, wound care solutions, diabetic 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 Rotech.comOverview and ResponsibilitiesJob Summary We are seeking a dedicated Liaison to join our team. In this position, you are responsible for working in conjunction with an assigned hospital's Case Management / Continuing Care staff and personnel to plan, coordinate and facilitate discharge planning for home care services for patients receiving Respiratory and DME services. Facilitates delivery and set-up of equipment at point of discharge. Educates the patient and/or caregiver on the safe use and maintenance of the equipment. Weekend work is mandatory, 5 day work week will include a weekend day (either Sat or Sun) Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.)

  • Adheres to company policies and procedures in regards to using personnel protective safety equipment and services provided by the company
  • Assists in resolving customer equipment problems under emergency conditions
  • Assists with implementation of quality improvement programs to meet company and JCAHO standards
  • Communicates to supervisor any vehicle problems or conditions which would otherwise compromise the vehicle's safe operations
  • Complete and submit all required paperwork requirements (Referral Intake Forms, Insurance Verification Documents, Delivery Tickets, Clinical Liaison Activity Logs, etc.) and special information reports with specific deadlines in a timely fashion
  • Completes shipping papers when transporting hazardous materials
  • Coordinates the patient referral process including referral demographics, communication with customer service/clinicians, verification of insurance coverage, delivery, education, CMN retrieval and patient/referral source satisfaction follow-up
  • Develops and maintains working knowledge of current HME products and services offered by the company; and all applicable governmental regulations
  • Develops basic reimbursement knowledge, completely documents all information required to ensure reimbursement of equipment, products and services
  • Develops technical knowledge, as appropriate, of the HME or respiratory products
  • Identify, maintain, and develop relationships with hospital personal: case managers, social workers, physicians, nursing, etc.
  • Maintains assigned company vehicle in a clean and safe working condition
  • Prepares and maintains written company records to include invoices, work orders, manifests and logs
  • Processes all orders and required paperwork in a timely and accurate manner
  • Provide or assist with In-services training seminars and/or CEU programs
  • Reports equipment hazards and/or product incidents as required
  • Represent company at local, regional and other assigned trade shows
  • Performs other duties as assigned Travel
    • Travel via company vehicle required to patient's homes for set-ups and reoccurring delivery
      QualificationsEmployment 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 Preferred Education and/or Experience
          • Experience with medical equipment, preferred
          • Experience with medical billing practices and of billing reimbursement, preferred
          • Experience in medical field and administrative record management, preferred
          • Three years of related work experience, preferred
          • Medical terminology, 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
              • Successfully demonstrates loading, unloading and proper tie down procedures as per company policy of transported cargo
              • Understands use of all applicable home respiratory equipment and supplies
              • Mechanically inclined for the repair and troubleshooting of equipment Physical Demands
                • Lift and carry office equipment at times
                • Requires sitting, walking, standing, talking and listening
                • Requires close vision to small print on computer and/or tablet and paperwork
                • Requires lifting (minimum of 65 pounds) and transporting of patient equipment
                • Requires contact with patients and equipment with potential exposure to contagious pathogens
                • Requires driving a company vehicle for the majority of the workday
                  Rotech InformationBenefits
                  • 401k
                  • Medical, Dental and Vision
                  • Life Insurance and Disability
                  • Generous Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
                  • Employee Discount Program
                  • Employee Recognition program
                  • Mileage reimbursement Make the Right Move and Submit your Resume Today! The hiring manager reviews resumes and contacts applicants that have related experience to the applied position. To view the status of a position that you submitted your profile to, Sign into your account. We appreciate your interest in Rotech Healthcare Inc. 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.

Keywords: Rotech Healthcare, High Point , Hospital Medical Equipment Technician, Engineering , High Point, North Carolina

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