Registered Respiratory Therapist – Respiratory job in Hermiston, OR

  • Profession:

    Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Specialty:

    Respiratory
  • Location:

    Hermiston, OR
  • Start date:

    2020-11-02
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    158798

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

This progressive, not-for-profit hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital with 25-beds and an array of services. This facility is the largest entity in the healthcare system it belongs to and serves the people in Northeast Oregon. It is fully accredited by Det Norske Veritas and boasts state-of-the-art equipment, not usually found in smaller hospitals. It’s Trauma Level 3 Emergency Room is open 24 hours a day and in 2011 was named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in America.

Hermiston, Oregon is described as peaceful, beautiful, relaxing, sunny, and elegant, it fosters a quality-of-life environment. Located along the Umatilla and Columbia Rivers, water enthusiasts can enjoy boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, windsurfing, and fishing. Riverfront trails and paths stretch for more than 20 miles for hiking, jogging, biking, and walking; there is even a pedestrian path that will take you over the border into Washington State! Centrally located between the major cities of Portland, Spokane and Boise, its proximity to the areas of Blue Mountains makes this town a favorite destination. This town prides itself on sustain locally owned businesses. Check out locally owned wineries that are within 10 miles of Hermiston that host live musicians every weekend. Stroll through Bellinger Farms and Gourmet Shoppe that sells local produce, gifts, coffee and also offers a rustic atmosphere and lunch menu.

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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