Registered Respiratory Therapist – Respiratory job in Lake Charles, LA

  • Profession:

    Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Specialty:

    Respiratory
  • Location:

    Lake Charles, LA
  • Start date:

    2021-11-29
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    308698

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 facility is part of a larger health care system and is recognized as the region’s largest family-centered medical complex, serving the needs of Southwest Louisiana for over 60 years! This main campus consists of 314 licensed acute care beds and provides the largest array of specialty and emergency services in the community. It is a member of the Voluntary Hospitals of America and is fully licensed by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The Cancer Center was also the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons’(ACS) Commission on Cancer (CoC).

Lake Charles, LA is often referred to as Southwest Louisiana and is a thriving destination that caters to many. This area offers everything from flashy casinos and award-winning golf courses to hunting and fishing adventures and over 75 festivals, ranging from the area’s family friendly Mardi Gras to the Contraband Days Pirate Festival. Performing arts are flourishing in Lake Charles, with theatre and musical groups, including the Lake Charles Symphony. There are multiple museums to explore the history and culture of Lake Charles, including the Mardi Gras Museum, which houses the largest display of Mardi Gras costumes in the world. In South Louisiana is where you can taste world-famous Cajun and Creole cuisine. Take a drive along the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road, which is alive with wildlife, including alligators, birds and three wildlife refuges. The nightlife scene in Lake Charles is also booming with headlining entertainment and excellent amenities at the area’s casino resorts.

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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