Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy - Days
- Location: Baton Rouge, LA
- Posted: Sep 23, 2019
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.
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.
7:00am - 7:00pm Primary Shift
7:00pm-7:00am coverage if staffing requires
$20.82 - 30.19
Bachelor's Degree or better.
One year or experience as a Respiratory Therapist
Licenses & Certifications
Cert Resp Therapist
Reg Resp Therapist