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Registered Respiratory Therapist - RRT - Acute Care

Company: CareerStaff Unlimited - Davenport, IA
Location: Davenport
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionRegistered Respiratory Therapist - RRT - Acute CareInvest in your future by discovering a hospital in Davenport, IA with resources, technology, and opportunities that will positively impact the rest of your career. Registered Respiratory Therapists are valued members of the care team who are focused on helping patients with medically complex conditions regain their quality of life. PAY:$46/Hourly$1,656/Weekly Gross36 Hours/Weekly ABOUT CAREERSTAFF UNLIMITED:CareerStaff Unlimited, LLC ("CareerStaff") is a renowned industry leader in healthcare staffing, managed services, and workforce solutions. For over 30 years, we've connected our clients with talented healthcare professionals to deliver proven excellence in patient care. With a gold star in Joint Commission-certified healthcare services, we offer per diem, local, and travel career opportunities for allied, interim healthcare leadership, nursing, and pharmacy. CAREERSTAFF BENEFITS FOR THE RRT REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST:

  • Flexible Day, Night, or Weekend Schedule
  • Medical, Vision, Dental, and 401(k)
  • Guaranteed Weekly Direct Deposit
  • 24/7 Clinical Services Team & Unparalleled Support
  • Bonus Programs available!Our strong, long-term connections with exclusive healthcare facilities mean a new world of possibilities for your career! Opportunities with CareerStaff put you on an inside track to give you access to more career opportunities and get your dream job faster than going at it alone. MORE ABOUT THE RRT REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST POSITION:CareerStaff Unlimited partners with companies around the country to raise the bar in healthcare by setting new standards for quality care and personalized service. Responsibilities for this Registered Respiratory Therapist opportunity include, but are not limited to:
  • Explain the purpose and procedure of treatments, tests, and equipment to the patients, and provide necessary education upon discharge to home.
  • Conduct physician-prescribed treatments of a routine nature operating various ventilatory equipment, both invasive and non-invasive, various oxygen and aerosol devices, and various nebulizer devices to administer prescribed medications, humidification, ventilation, and oxygenation to the patient.
  • Perform chest physiotherapy by operating various equipment to promote secretion clearance.
  • Perform suctioning of the patient by various methods (oropharyngeal, nasal, and tracheal).
  • Perform oximetry and capnography monitoring according to policy.
  • Perform routine review of patient's chest x-rays to determine the need for further evaluation.
  • Performs 12-Lead EKG and basic arrhythmia recognition.
  • Performs pulmonary function studies according to policy (i.e. NIF, VC etc.)
  • Assists with procedures relating to respiratory care according to policy (i.e. Bronchoscopy, Perc Trachs, Chest Tube placement, etc.).
  • Performs adequate drainage of chest via PleurX catheter or similar device where applicable. JOB REQUIREMENTS FOR THE RRT REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST:
  • 1+ years of recent acute care experience required
  • BLS issued by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Must possess "Active" CRT or RRT credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) or state equivalent.CareerStaff is proud to be a six-time Great Place to Work™ and Diversity for Social Impact™ certified source of healthcare careers. Our award-winning team of recruitment professionals connects clinicians with unique career opportunities nationwide that match your lifestyle. Premium pay, exclusive benefits, and unparalleled customer service make CareerStaff the top choice for over 6,500 healthcare professionals.CareerStaff Unlimited is proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA).#SE23 Other Info
  • Job City: Davenport
  • Setting: Hospital/Acute
  • Order ID: 846541
  • Hourly Comp: $46
  • Weekly Comp: $1,656
  • Total Comp: $26,496

Keywords: CareerStaff Unlimited - Davenport, IA, Davenport , Registered Respiratory Therapist - RRT - Acute Care, Healthcare , Davenport, Iowa

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