Registered Respiratory Therapist – Respiratory job in Wilkes-Barre, PA

  • Profession:

    Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Specialty:

    Respiratory
  • Location:

    Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Start date:

    2021-09-28
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    280537

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 healthcare system that is widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models. With a focus on patient care and quality, this medical center offers comprehensive services to meet patients’ complex healthcare needs. This 159-community hospital has been named of the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals by Solucient and is a secondary referral center recognized for its cardiology, oncology, surgery, orthopedics, obstetrics-gynecology, pediatrics, emergency medicine and hospitalist services. This facility has an EPIC EMR system, providing the most up-to-date information regarding patients’ care and treatment to its nurses, physicians and facilities.

Wilkes-Barre, PA is an outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise, located along the scenic Susquehanna River, kayaking, whitewater rafting, and hiking/ biking trails are just a few of the adventures to explore. This area is home to four state parks and numerous ski areas. Take in a minor-league Pittsburgh Penguins hockey game or watch the Railriders baseball team at PNC field. Wilkes-Barre loves the arts, offering a Third Friday Art Walk and two large galleries, the Marquis and the Sordoni. Downtown Wilkes-Barre is home to many dining options and small boutiques along Main Street.

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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