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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Job in McKeesport, PA

  • Bonus

    Yes
  • Shift

    PM
  • Compact State

    No
  • Walk Through State

    No
  • Profession:

    RRT
  • Specialty:

    Respiratory
    • Location:

      McKeesport, PA
  • Start date:

    04-19-2019
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    57031

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Respiratory Therapist (RT) Travel Job

To work as a Respiratory Therapist (RT) you must have a current and valid RRT or CRT license, and possess comprehensive knowledge of therapy procedures for patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric.

Respiratory Therapist (RT) Responsibilities:

  • Interview and examine patients with breathing or cardiopulmonary disorders
  • Respiratory Therapist perform diagnostic tests such as measuring lung capacity
  • Monitor and record the progress of treatment
  • The RT collaborates with nursing staff to administer blood gas samples and perform basic analysis
  • The Respiratory Therapist consults with physicians to develop patient treatment plans
  • Respiratory Therapists will perform necessary procedures with non-invasive methods such as CPAP and BIPAP therapies
  • The RT will provide emergency care, including artificial respiration, external cardiac massage and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, and aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a nurse for this position and earn up to $1500 referral bonus when he/she completes a minimum of 8-week assignment. Refer a nurse for a PRN position, and earn $250 once he/she completes three shifts.
  • 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

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 RRT, at GIFTED? We do!

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