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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Rapides Regional Medical Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have the career opportunities as a Respiratory Therapist you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Rapides Regional Medical Center a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED CANDIDATES!

At Rapides Regional we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

* Paid Personal Leave
* 401k (100% annual match - 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
* Identity Theft Protection discounts
* Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
* Adoption Assistance
* Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

How We Build Better Communities

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Respiratory Therapist where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Respiratory therapy is best described as the assessment and treatment of patients with both acute and chronic dysfunction of the cardiopulmonary system. Today's respiratory therapists have demanding responsibilities related to patient care and serve as vital members of the healthcare team.

Respiratory therapists must have a broad knowledge of the pathophysiology of the cardiopulmonary system and the complex procedures required to properly diagnose and treat patients, from the very young to the very old.

About this unit:

* Teamwork is the core of how we operate
* Engagement of Leadership - Everyone on the team is motivated and patient focused.
* Dynamic Departmental Duties

Responsibilities:

* Medical gas administration and aerosol therapy
* Obtaining and analyzing blood specimens
* Operating and maintaining various respiratory and cardiopulmonary equipment
* Maintain artificial airways, provide mechanical ventilation and assist with CPR as needed
* Provide patient education
* Assess equipment function and monitor patient response to therapy

Qualifications

What Qualifications You Will Need:

* 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

Rapides Regional Medical Center is an award-winning 328+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana that offers a wide array of services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care, and our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties.

At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of your patients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Respiratory Therapist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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