Respiratory Therapist / Pulmonary Health Navigator
Company: Therapy Management Corporation
Posted on: June 13, 2021
At TMC, the Pulmonary Health Navigator's (PHN) goal is to look
beyond in-patient education. The Pulmonary Health Navigator
utilizes clinical judgment and expertise to coordinate care
management activities for adult pulmonary patients. The PHN strives
to ensure that patients and caregivers are clear on when they
should be contacting their pulmonologist or primary care provider
and why it is so important that they are making those outreaches
early and not waiting.
This is your opportunity to be on the cutting edge of Pulmonary
Care in the Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care setting, by joining
one of the top therapy providers in the US. TMC was founded in 1995
and is committed to a standard of excellence in the quality of care
that is provided to our residents and the quality of work expected
in our team members.
The primary responsibilities of this position are to perform
patient assessment, develop and implement treatment plans, provide
education to both patients and their families, and complete
discharge planning prior to discharge.
- This individual will work closely with the facility's
interdisciplinary team (IDT) through rounding and through both
verbal and written communication and collaboration.
- This individual will serve as a liaison between pulmonary
medicine and the IDT.
- This individual facilitates seamless care for adult pulmonary
patient (outpatient and/or inpatient) and their families and
ensures effective and timely use of resources to address identified
- This individual promotes quality care delivery across the
continuum of care.
Additional duties include, but are not limited to:
- Current active Respiratory Therapy (CRT, RRT) and current state
license with no disciplinary action documented or a current Nursing
License (RN, BSN, or MSN) with documented training in
Pulmonary/Respiratory Care, qualifying the individual as a Trained
- Prior experience in Skilled Nursing and Home Health care
settings is preferred.
- Flexibility in hours and reporting based on urgent need - short
notice assignments and weekend availability
- An established working relationship with hospital in close
proximity to primary facility is preferred.
TMC is an equal opportunity employer.
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