Senior Respiratory Therapist
Req #: 44428
Full Time
Shift: Days
Respiratory Therapy
United Health Services Home Care PHC
Johnson City, NY
Weekly hours: 40

Respiratory Therapist, Professional Home Care

United Health Services is seeking a Respiratory Therapist to join our Professional Home Care Team. This is a Benefits Eligible/Full Time position. This is a Monday through Friday, day shift schedule with no nights or weekends.

Shift: Day
Hours per week: 40
Salary range: $24.93 - $37.41/hour, depending on experience


Respiratory Therapist Overview

The Respiratory Therapist ensures that Respiratory Therapy services rendered (the evaluation and treatment of patients) are completed in a timely, accurate and reliable manner. The therapist would serve patients in their homes.

Respiratory Therapist Key Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Performs patient assessments on oxygen patients, in accordance with policy. Makes travel arrangements for oxygen patients, as needed.
  • Performs clinical patient assessments, pulse oximetry, and routine respiratory therapy procedures, per physician orders.
  • Provides instruction and education to patients, their families, and caregivers on the use of respiratory equipment which includes 02 concentrators, 02 tanks and regulators, nebulizers, CPAP/BiPAP, compressors, suction equipment and oximetery.
  • Completes necessary paperwork in an accurate and timely manner. Records and reports appropriately the results of all procedures.
  • Troubleshoots respiratory equipment, as needed. Remains available for 24 hour on call coverage, as required.
  • Acts as a resource for Customer Service Technicians, Patient Account Representatives, and other staff.
  • Develops and reviews Policies and Procedures and assists with the development of the program budget.
  • Assists in the training and orientation of Respiratory Therapy students and new employees. Makes visits and phone calls to referral sources, as needed, as a representative of Professional Home Care.
  • Evaluates products and contributes to the development of programs for Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
  • Promotes good customer service and encourages continued participation in patient satisfaction surveys.
  • Demonstrate commitment to organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation

Position Qualifications


  • Graduation from an accredited School for Respiratory Therapy with tow (2) years of prior experience providing Respiratory Therapy.
  • Certification by the National Board of Respiratory Therapy.
  • CPR certification within 3 Months of hire


  • Registry eligible by National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and/or an Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy.

Employee Benefits at United Health Services

When you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. We’re proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Voluntary benefits, including cancer, pet, and life insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match model
  • Immediate accrual of paid time off
  • Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP) counseling and concierge services
  • Free, extensive online training through HealthStream

About United Health Services

United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.

About New York’s Southern Tier

As an employee of United Health Services, you’ll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. We’re a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada.


United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at
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Benefits That Make A Difference

While you’re making a difference in the health and well-being of our patients and communities, United Health Services takes care of you. We are proud to be able to offer our employees and providers a comprehensive benefits package that supports their needs today and for the future with a competitive retirement plan; comprehensive health, dental, vision and health savings and spending accounts; wellness programs that empower our employees to stay healthy and balance work and life goals; group life and disability options; and a generous paid time off (PTO) program. On top of that, we invest in you by offering tuition reimbursement and other programs designed to help you grow your career. The majority of these benefits are available to you for working at least 24 hours per week.

These are just a few of the perks and benefits you can expect when you join the United Health Services team. Be sure to ask your recruiter about all the benefits associated with the position you’re applying for.

Why United Health Services?

We are one of the region’s top employers with an excellent reputation for the care we provide. Our pay, benefits and perks are very competitive. We’re compassionate about patients and respectful of each other. We offer you the stability, size, scope and capabilities of big city health systems, but with the trust and familiarity of more personalized care. We’re engaged with our communities. And, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. Discover the difference you can make, here with us, at United Health Services.

About Our Region

Binghamton, a friendly and close-knit city in Broome County, offers beautiful and affordable homes in downtown, suburban and rural settings, as well as good public and private schools. Nightlife and cultural activities include craft breweries, restaurants and award-winning wineries. First Fridays celebrate local artists and there are frequent music and food festivals. Outdoor activities also abound, from skiing and golf to hiking, biking and more.