RRT travel Therapy needed in Odessa, Texas :: AlliedTravelCareers.com
Odessa, TX

Travel RRT - $2,209 per week in Odessa, TX

 
Start: 6/3/2024
Duration: 13 weeks
estimated $2,209 per week
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RRT travel Therapy needed in Odessa, Texas

Summary:

  • RRT will perform all respiratory care related duties.
  • He or she sets up and administers all routine and complex respiratory therapy procedures to patients of all ages in all areas of the hospital, particularly in the ER, NURSERY/ NICU & PICU, and ICU/CCU departments as prescribed by a physician.
  • Responsible for the application and operation of acute care ventilators used for continuous short and long-term mechanical ventilation of adults, pediatrics and neonates.
  • Therapists are expected to be self directed in the absence of the full-time Team Leader.
  • Maintain all department and hospital records and enters accurate information into the hospital computer for the therapy as given. Reports to Supervisor on Unit.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review the chart to verify proper prescription by a physician, and appropriateness of the procedures ordered, will perform procedures accurately and in a timely manner, and as described in the policy and procedure manual of the contracted medical facility such as the following: Oxygen Therapy; tank, tent, mask, cannula, walker, high flow, etc.
  • Coughing and deep breathing instruction and exercises and related maneuvers including Incentive SpirometryAerosol Therapy; Bland and Medicated, Metered dose, Ambient, Ultrasonic, Sputum Induction Comprehensive Pulmonary Function Testing, and nutritional assessment via calorimetry Chest Physical Therapy IPPB, CPAP, BiPAP Therapy Airway maintenance, oral, nasal, and tracheal suctioning.
  • Arterial puncture for the purpose of blood gas analysis, after proper certification Non-invasive monitoring Mechanical Ventilation of the neonate/infant Continuous mechanical ventilation of acute and critically ill adults in ER, ICU-CCU & long term setting Assist with , diagnostic and therapeutic Bronchoscopies.
  • Performs assessment of the patient, determining needs related to the frequency and duration of the treatment regime ordered by the MD.
  • Requests reorder when necessary and communicates with nurse and MD about discrepancies and concerns.
  • Initiates and follows through with protocols described in the policy and procedure manual and as approved by the department and medical staff.
  • Observes the response of the patients to therapy, evaluates and records in the patient`s record.
  • Immediately reports adverse reactions following established mechanisms.
  • Maintains proper critical care records, (flowsheets, charts, and record cards.) Chart treatments and procedures accurate in the forms provided immediately upon completion.
  • Enters appropriate information into the hospital computer system accurately and completely.
  • Respond to emergent situations in the hospital and assists with providing CPR/ACLS as certified by the American Heart Association and as directed by the hospital procedure.
  • Assist with the on-going evaluation and renewal of therapy by direct communication with ordering practitioners as directed by policy and as assigned.
  • Makes oxygen rounds as necessary and appropriate, causing the safe and effective use of supplies and equipment.
  • Provide for the titration of oxygen as described by Protocol.
  • Demonstrates competence and provides for the cleaning, sterilization, assembly and maintenance of equipment and stocking of supplies in the department and the floors, as necessary and appropriate.
  • Provides complete report to on-coming personnel and takes a complete report from offgoing personnel.

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Current License or written permission to practice required.
  • Must have immediate access to license while on duty.
  • Actively registered with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) required.
  • Current BLS, ACLS, and NRP Certification required.
  • PALS and CPFT encouraged and preferred.
  • Membership in AARC and/or CSRC preferred.
  • 1 year previous hospital experience required.
  • Emergency Room, Critical Care, Pediatric, and Neonatal experience preferred.

Job Disclaimer:
Cynet Health is an equal employment opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any candidate based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, genetic information, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Cynet Health complies with all applicable state and federal laws regarding employment and consideration of unemployment status.

Estimated Weekly Total is based on working the listed number of hours per week and includes available stipend amounts; eligibility may vary subject to company policy and applicable law. Please contact a recruiter for full details.

Benefits:

  • USRx Care & ScriptSourcing Pharmacy Benefits
  • Teladoc® Allied health plan members (and their dependents – even if not covered under your Allied health plan)can access free sick or acute care consults with board-certified physicians 24/7
  • (AD&D) Accidental Death & Dismemberment benefits
  • Disability - Long-Term and or Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Benefits - Accident & Critical Illness + Cancer benefits.
  • Legal Assitance
  • Identity Protection
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Assist America Travel Assist
  • Genomic Life
  • HSA - pre-tax
  • Discount program

Referral Program:
Referrals are the highest compliment a recruiter and an agency can receive. We recognize that good referrals are hard to come by which is why we created a unique offering for anyone that chooses to refer someone to us. We provide referral bonuses for up to 3 assignments for the clinician that you send to us.

**To Qualify, Referrals are candidates not in our database, assignments must be 13 weeks in length, and subsequent assignments must be within 30 days of the previous assignment to qualify.

Loyalty Program:
We value hard work and commitment, and our Loyalty program showcases just that. Earn exclusive rewards and perks as you clock hours toward your loyalty milestones. You are rewarded for the number of hours you work, not based on the number of assignments, so the more you work, the more you unlock. We like to offer achievable milestones that can happen BEFORE your assignment ends, not just after. We know you have your choice in selecting an agency, so at Cynet, it pays to be loyal.
**Accumulated hours expire after one year of separation/inactivity from your last assignment and reset to zero.

Required for Onboarding

  • BLS
  • Skills Checklist
  • Specialty Exam

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