Registered Respiratory Therapist
Company: Tulane Medical Center
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: May 24, 2023
Description 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 Tulane Medical Center 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
- 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 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: Full-time - Night shift(7:00 pm-7:00 am)
w/rotating weekends & holidaysWith 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 the list. 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 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
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