Temp Registered Respiratory Therapist

Tulane Medical Center   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on January 4, 2023
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Temp Registered Respiratory Therapist - $75.00 Per Hour!

Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Temp Registered Respiratory Therapist opening with Tulane Medical Center today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.

Benefits

Tulane Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

We are seeking a(an) Temp Registered Respiratory Therapist for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Provide therapeutic, diagnostic, and emergency services in the critical and acute care setting related to care of the airway and cardiopulmonary system under physician direction. Scope of service includes managing equipment, performing assessments, providing patient care, and educating the patient, family and staff. Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Perform emergency, special and routine respiratory care procedures in the critical and acute care setting according to physician orders, policies, procedures and approved care plans and practice guidelines.
  • Manage cardiopulmonary equipment related to acute care, including long- term mechanical ventilation, by performing monitoring, maintenance, troubleshooting, assessment, cleaning, and documentation.
  • Perform appropriate physical exam; review radiographic, laboratory and other test results to assist in respiratory care plan assessment and document patient progress.
  • Perform arterial and capillary blood gas punctures, arterial artery cannulazation, endotracheal intubation in addition to oximetry appropriate for age and level of comprehension, and other pulmonary and cardiovascular procedures and assessments as required and authorized by the medical director.
  • Communicate rationale, adverse reactions and initiate recommendations to the medical and nursing staff related to the clinical management of cardiopulmonary disease by applying current trends and technology as appropriate.

What qualifications you will need:

  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: NBRC credentials and licensed by LSBME as a Registered Respiratory Therapist; current CPR/BCLS required, ACLS and PALS required within 1 year.
  • Education: Graduate of JCRCE accredited Registered Respiratory Therapist entry level program.
  • Experience: Minimum one year post graduate clinical experience preferred.
  • Special qualifications: Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period. Complete an intubation rotation, become cross trained in SICU/MICU and PICU/NICU and accept assignments in these areas as deemed necessary by the Clinical Supervisor.
  • Work schedule: Temporary(13 week contract) - Night shift(7:00 pm-7:00 am) w/rotating weekends

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Tulane Medical Center is a 235+ bed teaching, research and medical center serving the greater New Orleans area. Tulane Medical Center has been named a World’s Best Hospital by Newsweek in its 2019 listing of the top medical facilities. Of the 1,000 hospitals listed in the report, Tulane Medical Center is one of just 250 World’s Best Hospitals found in the United States. We were the only hospital in southern Louisiana on the list. At Tulane Medical Center, our mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment to them. We are equally committed to our employees. You are part of an organization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

 

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Temp Registered Respiratory Therapist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Tulane Medical Center

New Orleans , LA