Respiratory Therapist – Full-Time

Job Summary

  • Perform a variety of complex clinical cardiopulmonary care procedures as prescribed by a physician.
  • Adheres to the provisions of the Compliance Program by complying with applicable laws, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to work after-hours-call and overtime when workload demand requires it.
  • Will maintain a patient-oriented awareness in acknowledging and responding to needs as they occur to ensure patient satisfaction is met at all times.
  • Will be proficient in all modes of Oxygen Therapy, Aerosol Therapy, Chest Physiotherapy, and Hyperinflation Therapy. Complete tracheostomy care, intra-tracheal suctioning, prolonged artificial ventilation, mask and nasal continuous positive airway pressure ventilation, endotracheal intubation, and extubation.
  • Performs EKG, Holter Monitoring, and Pulmonary Function testing.
  • Perform basic maintenance to all cardiopulmonary equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Louisiana Respiratory Therapist License and national accreditation as a Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist.
  • Current PALS, ACLS, BLS, MOAB – available onsite.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing. Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, balancing, and kneeling.
  • Ability to regularly lift, move, or carry items weighing up to 10 pounds. Frequently lift, move, or carry items up to 25 pounds. Occasionally assist in the movement of patients/equipment that weigh more than 100 pounds.

Additional Information

  • Position: Full Time
  • Shift: Day/Night/Weekends
  • Closing Date: 6/21/2024

Available Positions