Registered Respiratory Therapist – Respiratory job in Lake Charles, LA

  • Profession:

    Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Specialty:

    Respiratory
  • Location:

    Lake Charles, LA
  • Start date:

    2021-09-27
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    268854

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

Ranked among the top 10 largest Catholic health systems in the United States by size, this health system includes more than 40 hospitals and facilities in North and Centeral and South America. This facility is a general medical and surgical hospital with 160-beds. It is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

Explore energetic casinos, live music, Cajun cuisine and restaurants of Lake Charles, LA. Outdoor adventures include a journey into Louisiana’s Outback along the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road. Known as the Festival Capital of Louisiana, boasting over 75 fairs and festivals, including Mardi Gras, the Contraband Days Pirate Festival and the Cajun Music & Food Festival. The Charpentier Historic District and area museums give visitors a glimpse into the past.

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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