Registered Respiratory Therapist – Respiratory job in Dothan, AL

  • Profession:

    Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Specialty:

    Respiratory
  • Location:

    Dothan, AL
  • Start date:

    2021-10-04
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    280578

Respiratory Therapist (CRT/RRT) Travel Job

Respiratory Therapists provides respiratory care treatment, oxygen services, diagnostic testing, and ventilation support services to both in-patients and out-patients ranging in age from neonatal to geriatric. As a CRT/RRT, you may perform ECG, EEG, pulmonary static function testing, bronchoscopy, and any other testing as deemed within the scope of practice by national standards. Our ideal Respiratory Therapist candidate must be able to analyze and score data and make patients of all backgrounds feel comfortable.

Respiratory Therapist (CRT/RRT) Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and wean Oxygen Therapy and artificial ventilation.
  • CRT/RRT draws, analyzes, and reports Arterial Blood Gases and EKGs.
  • Delivers intermittent therapy and assists with changing of artificial airways.
  • Respiratory Therapist performs routine and advanced therapeutic procedures according to established policy and procedure.
  • Operate, maintain, and repair respiratory equipment to ensure proper static functioning, cleanliness, and operation.
  • CRT/RRT performs CPR and bag- mask ventilation.
  • Consult with physicians to develop patient treatment plans.
  • Respiratory Therapist performs diagnostic tests such as measuring lung capacity and monitors patients’ treatment.
  • Participate in the development and/or implementation of patient care plans.
  • CRT/RRT administers pulmonary static function tests for assessment of lung static function and draws blood and analyzes the oxygen, carbon dioxide, and Ph levels.
  • Performs Endotracheal Intubations.
  • Respiratory Therapist collects, reviews, and maintains a patient’s medical history and records
  • Educate patients, families, physicians, nursing, and other members of the health care team on procedures and treatment plans.
  • CRT/RRT assists physicians to perform special procedures.

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a Registered Nurse – You and your referral both get $500 with GIFTED’s Refer an RN Friend Program
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

FACILITY DETAILS

The medical center is a general medical and surgical hospital complete with 420 beds. The facility is a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to serving those living in the region surrounding it. Focused on providing quality healthcare to each patient, the medical center is constantly evolving to include the newest technologies and practices. Over 90% of the medical staff at the hospital is board-certified compared to the 60% national average. The facility is regarded as a top hospital in terms of providing the best diagnostic, clinical, surgical, and overall patient care in the region. With a variety of services form neurology to stroke care and diabetes treatment to urology care, the hospital is a complete care facility.

Only 20 miles away from the Georgia State boarder, Dothan is a small town in the southeast corner of Alabama. For a true old town experience, check out the Antique Attic which is filled with some of the most beautiful old artifacts from collectors themselves. For something a little more exciting, Adventureland and Water World are two fun ways to spend a day off. The city is also home to some interesting art museums and a colorful botanical garden. The town of Dothan has a little something for everyone.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a Registered Respiratory Therapist at GIFTED? We do!


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