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Clinician (LPN, RN, RT)

Company: Apria Healthcare
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary (External):

With over 300 locations across the US, Apria Healthcare’s mission is to improve the quality of life for our 1.8 million patients at home by providing home respiratory services and select medical equipment to help them sleep better, breathe better, heal faster, and thrive longer. Additional information can be found at www.apria.com.




Licensed professionals in this position are responsible for verifying prescriptions and equipment settings to ensure prescribed therapy is prepared for delivery to patients in compliance with physician orders. The role requires professional review and interpretation of relevant clinical documentation to identify contraindications and verify prescription settings, to ensure patient safety and adherence to Apria’s clinical policies.



  • Provides and operates PAP, TRAVEL PAP and BiPAP-S equipment.
  • Inspects and tests equipment to ensure proper operating condition.
  • Prepares and maintains a record for each patient, containing, physician prescriptions, sleep study reviews, identification of contraindications, verification of settings, and equipment checks, in accordance with Apria’s clinical policies.
  • Enters accurate data on vendor compliance monitoring websites for certain respiratory equipment.
  • Consults with referring physicians regarding patient treatment, medical condition, and plan of care relative to the provision of prescribed medical equipment.
  • Adheres to HIPAA guidelines.



  • Performs other duties as required.



  • N/A
Minimum Required Qualifications (External):


  • Meets company minimum standard of Background Check


Education and/or Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited program for Respiratory Therapy, Licensed Practical Nursing or Registered Nursing is required.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

  • Must hold an active Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license, Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license, or a Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of practice to conduct the essential duties and responsibilities in accordance with a physician prescription.
  • Respiratory Therapists must be registered or certified by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
  • All required licensure maintained in good standing with issuing state licensure Board.



  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, on the phone and electronically
  • Successful completion of Apria's respiratory therapy orientation and competency evaluation program


Computer Skills

  • Ability to use electronic hand-held device
  • Microsoft Office programs
  • Basic printing/faxing/scanning


Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)




Education and/or Experience

  • At least one year of related experience is preferred but not required




Computer Skills


Language Skills

  • Reading, writing, verbal



While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.  Possible lifting of equipment up to 40 lbs.




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


  • The noise level in the work environment is varies based on the locations or activities proximate to which can range from low to high.
  • There is moderate exposure to dust, fume, mists and odors.
  • Temperature range is normal indoor climate-controlled environment.
  • General lighting is generally provided via florescent lighting indoors, and natural lighting outdoors, and low light conditions consistent with outdoor and/or night working environment.
  • Will be required to wear various personal protective equipment consistent with the hazards encountered in this role.
  • Will be required to use hand tools for assembly and repair, material handling equipment, cutting, carrying devices, cleanup kits or equipment.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Apria Healthcare is committed to hiring veterans and military spouses. 


Comprehensive benefits package offered for eligible employees:

  • Competitive salary
  • Ability to have early access to earned wages
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Accounts and Healthcare Savings Accounts
  • Life, AD&D and Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off, including Vacation, Personal Time, Paid Sick Leave & Paid Holidays
  • 401K Savings Plan (available immediately)
  • Educational Assistance
  • Employee Referral Reward Program
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan (available immediately)
  • We recognize our veterans by offering a company paid day off for Veterans Day
  • Career Advancement/ Development Opportunities
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience
  • Annual compensation is based on a 40 hour week
EEO Statement:

As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.  Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and Vet.

Keywords: Apria Healthcare, Kansas City , Clinician (LPN, RN, RT), Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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