Respiratory Care Practitioner / Respiratory Therapist / RCP / RRT

Post Acute Medical Lafayette, LA

Overview:

Respiratory Care Practitioner / Respiratory Therapist / RCP / RRT

The Respiratory Care Practitioner / Respiratory Therapist / RCP / RRT is responsible for:

Performing routine therapy, diagnostic and emergency cardiopulmonary procedures for patients

Maintaining all equipment in working order

Providing phlebotomy and basic laboratory testing for the patient population as required

Having knowledge of all modalities of respiratory care Having the ability to interact well and provide instruction and information, both orally and in written form to patients, family and staff Respiratory Care Practitioner / Respiratory Therapist / RCP / RRT must:

Be certified to practice respiratory care by the Department of Health for the state in which the facility is located

Possess and maintain current ACLS and CPR certifications

Have at least one year of experience in mechanical ventilatory support, EKG performance, ABG puncture and analysis

Experience in pediatric and adult critical care preferred

Post Acute Medical/Warm Springs Hospitals provide competitive employee benefits packages, 401K, life insurance, bonuses, and more!

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