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RESPIRATORY THERAPIST (RT) PRN NIGHTS

Company: AMG SPECIALTY HOSPITAL - LAFAYETTE
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

At AMG we offer our employees much more than just a job in the healthcare industry. We offer unique career opportunities for people who are called to make a healing difference in the lives of others and desire to be part of a team that makes a difference each day for our patients. We invite you to join our team and share your gifts and talents. In addition to market competitive pay rates and benefits in the Lafayette market, you will have the opportunity to work for an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), as AMG is an employee owned company!

AMG Specialty Hospital Lafayette is part of the AMG Integrated Healthcare Management Hospital System a Top-5 Post-Acute Care Hospital System. Our mission is an unyielding commitment to Patients, People, and the Pursuit of Healing. We believe our employees are the asset and heart of our organization. We are located in the heart of South Lafayette on the 4th floor of Park Place Surgical Hospital.

AMG Specialty Hospital Lafayette is seeking PRN Respiratory Therapist for Night Shifts. Some of the medical conditions that are commonly treated include but are not limited to; Respiratory Failure requiring ventilation, vapotherm, high flow, bipap, cpap, and nasal cannula. Depending on the complexity of these patients, they can require sedation/pain management, pressor management, and cardiac/anti-arrhythmic management. Complicated infections requiring long-term IV antibiotics. Chronic non-healing wounds requiring extensive treatment with wound vacs and frequent dressing changes. RN's will be responsible for direct and indirect patient care in the long-term acute care setting. Ability to communicate with physicians, CCO/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient's clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

Shift Differentials are paid for all Night and Weekend Shifts!

Join our dynamic team and enjoy a career where you can make a difference with AMG Specialty Hospital - Lafayette!

Job Requirements

Completion of an approved respiratory care program
Active Louisiana Respiratory Therapist License.
Current BLS certification.
Current ACLS certification
Minimum of one to three years of related work experience.
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.

Company Overview

AMG Specialty Hospital Lafayette is a Long-Term Acute Care hospital that specializes in the management of complex medical needs.

Our mission is to return patients to their optimal level of well-being in the least restrictive medical environment. We accomplish this through a multi-disciplined approach that includes aggressive clinical and therapeutic interventions, as well as family involvement. Our high staff to patient ratio ensures individualized attention. Our nurses, therapists, and physicians work with each patient to obtain the best possible outcomes. Learn more about the quality care we provide by visiting our website at: amgihm.com/lafayette .

AMG Specialty Hospital Lafayette is an equal opportunity employer and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), an employee owned company.

Keywords: AMG SPECIALTY HOSPITAL - LAFAYETTE, Lafayette , RESPIRATORY THERAPIST (RT) PRN NIGHTS, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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