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Respiratory Therapist (RT) PRN

Company: Longview Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Longview
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

A career at Longview Rehabilitation Hospital, a state-of-the-art, 36-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital owned and operated exclusively by Lifepoint Rehabilitation, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in Gregg County who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Longview area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!

Medical, Dental, & Vision plans
Health Savings Account (with Company Contribution)
Flexible Spending Account (Health Care and Dependent Care)
Life Insurance / AD&D options
Basic Life / AD&D - 1x annual salary ER paid
Supplemental EE Life & AD&D - employee paid
Supplemental Dependent Life & AD&D for spouse and children
Short and Long Term Disability plans - ER paid
Voluntary benefits -
Accident, Hospitalization and Critical illness
Identity Theft
Legal Services
Lifepoint Health 401k Plan
New competitive pay rates
Various shift availabilities
Tuition assistance/reimbursement
Low nurse-to-patient ratios
Low therapist-to-patient ratios
Expansive benefit package
Professional development and advancement opportunities
Targeted approach to career development
Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
Superior quality patient outcomes
Supportive leadership and culture
CEU Support
State-of-the-art equipment

What you will do in this role:

Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment. - Remains alert to assess possible side effects to oxygen delivery
Administers respiratory therapy treatments, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each
Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning
Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function or participation in rehabilitation. - Makes appropriate physician contact for intervention
Performs arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure
Performs EKGs, types report interpretations, sends reports to physicians who requested them and files reports in department, according to department procedures
Other duties as assigned

Current State Respiratory Therapist Licensure
Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy
Current CPR certification. (Specify if BLS or ACLS)
Three (3) or more years of previous experience in all aspects of cardiopulmonary services highly preferred

Longview Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

Keywords: Longview Rehabilitation Hospital, Longview , Respiratory Therapist (RT) PRN, Other , Longview, Texas

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