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Req. No

172546

Job Title

Registered Respiratory Therapist-Respiratory Resp Therapy-Full Time

Market

CHRISTUS Central Louisiana/St. Frances Cabrini

Category

Respiratory Care

Facility

CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini Hospital

Address

3330 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA  71301
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Type

FULL TIME

Registered Respiratory Therapist-Respiratory Resp Therapy-Full Time Job in Alexandria

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 patient assessments and institutes respiratory care plans. Performs various technical and diagnostic respiratory therapy procedures in all areas of the hospital.

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; Transport duties.

Requirements:

  • 1 - 3 years of experience preferred.
  • RT or RCP License in state of employment required.
  • BLS required.
  • RRT thru the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) required.

Work Schedule:

TBD

Work Type:

Full Time


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Registered Respiratory Therapist-Respiratory Resp Therapy-Full Time