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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Job in Erie, PA

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Professional License RRT
Location Erie, PA
Shift 7:00P - 7:00A
Pay Rate /week, total
Duration 13 Weeks
Start Date 10/18/2019

Description

JOB REQUIREMENTSRespiratory Therapist (CRT/RRT) Local JobRespiratory 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 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 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 function tests for assessment of lung 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 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

FACILITY DETAILS

Part of a network of more than 100 long-term acute care sites this 50-bed facility features lower than average staffing ratios. The specialized facility provides comprehensive, specialized long-term care for patients with acute or chronic respiratory disorders with the primary focus of weaning medically complex patients from mechanical ventilation and restoring independent breathing.

Services provided include pulmonary, ventilator weaning, wound care, cardiac/heart failure, medically-complex treatment, renal, neuro, post-trauma, and infectious disease. The clinical practice is guided by medical directors and chief nursing officers. This opportunity provides nurses a small, critical care environment with excellent patient care assignments.

Erie is located in the northwestern part of Pennsylvania and is on the southern shore of Lake Erie, across from Ontario, Canada. Because of its great location and beautiful beaches, Erie is one of Pennsylvania’s top vacation destinations. Presque Isla is Erie’s top attraction, it is a National Natural Landmark including distinctive blends of natural beauty and year-round recreation including swimming, boating, biking, surfing, birding, and fishing. Downtown Erie includes several historic sites, such as the Thomas B Hagen history Center, located on Millionaire’s Row. If you want to take a road trip, cities such as Cleveland, Buffalo, Pittsburgh, and Detroit are all located only a few hours away.

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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2748 Metairie Lawn Drive
Metairie, LA 70002

(844) 869-4925

www.giftedhealthcare.com

Benefits Offered

Health Insurance Provided: Yes
First Day Health Insurance: Yes
Licensing Reimbursement: Yes
Housing Provided: Depends
Housing Stipend: Depends
Flexible Payment Options: Yes
JCAHO Certified: Yes