Registered Respiratory Therapist TEMP
Company: Tulane Medical Center
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Description SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
TEMP - Registered Respiratory Therapist
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 a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of
healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.
At Tulane Medical Center 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:
Student Loan Repayment
Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
Paid Personal Leave
401k (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of
Identity Theft Protection discounts
Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
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
The Staff Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) provides
therapeutic, diagnostic, and emergency services in the critical and
acute care setting related to care of the airway and
cardiopulmonary system under physician direction. - Scope of
service includes managing equipment, performing assessments,
providing patient care, and educating the patient, family and
staff. - Performs other duties as assigned.
- Medical gas administration and aerosol therapy
- Obtaining and analyzing blood specimens
- Operating and maintaining various respiratory and
- Maintain artificial airways, provide mechanical ventilation and
assist with CPR as needed
- Provide patient education
- Assess equipment function and monitor patient response to
- NBRC credentials and licensed by LSBME as a Registered
Respiratory Therapist; current CPR/BCLS required, ACLS and PALS
required within 1 year. - - -
- Graduate of JCRCE accredited Registered Respiratory Therapist
entry level program.
- Minimum one year post graduate clinical experience
- Must be able to successfully complete established competencies
for the position within designated probationary period. -
- Work Schedule: 13 week contract - Day shift(7:00 am-7:00 pm)
With 235+ beds, Tulane Medical Center -is an acclaimed teaching,
research and medical center serving the greater New Orleans area.
Tulane Medical Center has been named a -World's Best Hospital -by
Newsweek in its 2019 listing of the top medical facilities across
the globe. Of the 1,000 hospitals listed in the report, Tulane
Medical Center is one of just 250 "World's Best Hospitals" found in
the United States and the only hospital in southern Louisiana on
At Tulane, our mission statement reminds us that above all else we
are committed to the care and improvement of human life. When we
speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to
patients and their families and our commitment to them. But we are
also equally committed to our employees. You are part of an
organization with a long history of compassion and service to
patients. The degree to which we as an organization can provide
quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you are
able to perform your job.
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 -
Our Company's recruiters are here to help unlock the next
possibility within your career and we take your candidate
experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no
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