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Respiratory Therapist CRTT/RRT FT DAYS

Company: Rapides Regional Medical Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 9, 2019

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Doyou enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-startyour career and submit your application today! --Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Wehave a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicatedto caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. Wewant your knowledge and expertise! --We offer you an excellent total compensation package, includingcompetitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. Webelieve in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Yourbenefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability,tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchaseprogram and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about thisfantastic opportunity.--Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) is a leadinghealthcare provider with over 31.2 million patient encounters a year atlocations in 21 states including the UK. We care about our community! HCA hasbeen continually named one of Ethisphere---s most ethical company---s in the worldsince 2010. In 2018, HCA spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for thedelivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensatedexpenses. Rapides is a 350 bed facility.
GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:-- TheRespiratory Therapist is responsible for day-to-day operations in therespiratory care department.-- Assumesresponsibility for policy/procedure formulations, performance improvement, anddiagnostics.-- Assumes preceptorresponsibilities for Respiratory Care Practitioners and new employees asdirected within the area of specialty. Assists with initial assessment for allrespiratory protocol patients.---- Assistswith clinical-based research projects that are related to definingappropriateness and efficiency of respiratory care delivered.--When it comesto patient care, we strive to be the healthcare provider of choice.-- Whenit comes to employee care, our goal is to be the employer ofchoice.--
Benefits include:--

  • Medical,Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan withemployer match
  • Generous PaidTime Off
  • FlexibleSpending Account
  • Long Term andShort Term Disability Benefits
  • Direct Deposit
  • TuitionReimbursement
  • EmployeeDiscounts
  • And more!--Qualifications EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES:--
  • Graduate from an accredited Respiratory Therapy program
  • Current Louisiana Respiratory Care Practitioner License (Certified or Registered)
  • CPR for Healthcare Providers to be completed within 30 days of hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) to be completed within 30 days of hire --MAJORTASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Performs respiratorycare procedures in response to patient needs, physician direction/orders, andwithin the limits of established RRMC respiratory care policies/procedures andrespiratory care consults
    • Promotes optimalrespiratory status of assigned patients through physical exam, chart review,and response to ordered therapies, and recommendations, when appropriate, toaffect and achieve an optimal level of response to the intervention ordered.
    • Performs airwaymanagement and cardiopulmonary resuscitation as required
    • Communicates thepatient care plan thoroughly and effectively with peers, physicians, andnursing staff, maintaining health care teams focus during and between shifts.
    • Corrects and adjustsrespiratory care equipment, communicates operational theory to other healthcare professionals, and recommends technology most appropriate to maximizepatient comfort and safety, and provide effective and appropriate use oftechnology.
    • Able to modify jobduties and communicate with customers in an age appropriate manner.
    • Appropriately assessesthe patient---s pain and involves the patient in effective management of the painusing age appropriate interventions.
    • Demonstrate clinicalcompetence with patient care.
    • Demonstrate goodability to communicate in written and verbal fashion, promoting a team approachto patient care.If you are looking for an opportunity that providessatisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly reviewall applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of ourmanagers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!--We are an equal opportunityemployer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on thebasis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation,age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

      Company Description:

      HCA Healthcare is a collaborative healthcare network, driven by physicians, nurses and colleagues helping each other champion the practice of medicine to give people a healthier tomorrow. With a comprehensive network of more than 270,000 people across approximately 1,800 care facilities, our scale enables us to deliver great outcomes for our patients, provide superior nursing care and be a preferred place for physicians to practice medicine. We never stop in our pursuit of insights and care advances based on the knowledge and data we gain from approximately 30 million patient encounters a year. Every day, we raise the bar to improve the way healthcare is delivered, not just in our facilities, but everywhere. We---re committed to improving more lives in more ways, and above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

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