Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy - Days


  • Location: Baton Rouge, LA
  • Posted: Sep 23, 2019

Job Description


Administers respiratory care and life support to patients, practicing under physician direction. Assumes primary responsibility for all respiratory care therapeutic treatments and diagnostic procedures following specific, well-defined department procedures in ages ranging from neonatal to geriatric patients. Provides complex therapy requiring considerable independent judgment such as caring for patients on life support and intensive care units. Primarily consults with physicians and other healthcare staff to help develop and modify individual patient care plans. Performs under the supervision of the respiratory care department director and medical director. Must perform duties in the hospital according to the mission and policies and procedures of Woman's Hospital.

Job Knowledge

Current knowledge of advances of respiratory therapy theory and practice. Must demonstrate strong technical skills in respiratory care and particularly in the assigned specialty areas. Requires strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Familiarity with organization and all departmental policies/procedures.

Hours:

7:00am - 7:00pm Primary Shift

7:00pm-7:00am coverage if staffing requires

Pay Range:

$20.82 - 30.19

Qualifications
Education

Preferred

Bachelor's Degree or better.

Experience

Preferred

One year or experience as a Respiratory Therapist

Licenses & Certifications

Required

Cert Resp Therapist

Preferred

Reg Resp Therapist

Employment Type


  • Full-Time

Woman's Hospital

100 Woman's Way
Baton Rouge, LA 70817

Opened: 1968

Phone: (225) 927-1300

Web: http://www.womans.org

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