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Work Schedule/Shift

3PM - 11PM

Req. No

180793

Job Title

Certified Respiratory Therapist-Respiratory Resp Therapy-PRN

Market

CHRISTUS Shreveport / Bossier

Category

Respiratory Care

Travel

No Travel Applicable

Facility

CHRISTUS Highland Medical Center

Address

1453 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
Shreveport, LA  71105
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Type

PRN

Certified Respiratory Therapist-Respiratory Resp Therapy-PRN Job in Shreveport

Job Description

Summary:

Responsible for the pulmonary care of critical, non-critical, and chronically ill adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients under the direction of a physician with minimal supervision. Performs various technical and diagnostic respiratory therapy procedures in all areas of the hospital. Performs patient assessments and institutes respiratory care plans.

Responsibilities:

• Include, but are not limited to: Emergency (Code Blue and White) response; Airway management including nasotracheal & endotracheal suctioning; Delivery of aerosolized drugs; Ventilator management (i.e.: setup and operation); Oral hygiene; Airway retaining device placement and maintenance; Airway support device management including BiPAP and CPAP devices; Oxygen delivery devices and therapeutic monitoring; Chest film analysis; Bloodgas collection and analysis; EKG analysis; Accurate and complete documentation; Cleaning and stocking of equipment and supplies as necessary; Participate in CAP and JC surveys

• RRTs may function as Shift Leader or serve in the capacity of Team Leader

• Advanced practice skills may include: Therapeutic gas management and monitoring, including INO and HeO2; Pulmonary Function Testing; Bronchoscopy assist; Hemodynamic Monitoring; Waveform analysis; Nocturnal SpO2 evaluation (Desaturation Studies); Polysomnography

Requirements:

  • 2 – 3 years of experience preferred.
  • RCP License in the state of employment required.
  • BLS required.
  • CRT thru the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) required.

Work Schedule:

3PM - 11PM

Work Type:

Per Diem As Needed


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Certified Respiratory Therapist-Respiratory Resp Therapy-PRN