Registered Respiratory Therapist - Neonatal Intensive Care - (RRT - NICU)

Job ID: 389759
Setting NICU
Date Posted: 5/18/2018
Address: 401 Kendall Drive
Location: Lamar, CO
Shift: 8/10/12 D/E
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: 06/04/2018
Organization: Med Travelers
Employment Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: $31.00 - $36.00*
*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

Job Description & Requirements

Registered Respiratory Therapist - Neonatal Intensive Care - (RRT - NICU)


SHIFT: DAYS/EVENINGS

Required Qualifications

2+ years of experience. Under the supervision of the Cardio-Pulmonary manager, the Licensed Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician's orders, and department policies and procedures. The Licensed Respiratory Therapist manages and provides care to patients via the nursing process, therapeutic environment, treatment modalities and inter-disciplinary collaboration. Performs assessment/data collection in an ongoing systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychologic and cognitive status. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of oxygen concentrations and medication doses as they relate to patients of varying ages, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients. Formulates a goal directed plan of care which is prioritized and based on determined nursing diagnosis and patient outcomes. Accountability The Licensed Respiratory Therapist reports directly to the Cardio-Pulmonary Supervisor. Astute communication skills with employees, physicians, visitors, administration and public. Ability to adjust to job situations that involve many different people and projects, requiring some independent action and judgment. Must have the ability and competency to operate the equipment of his/her position; perform technical procedures; speak intelligently and in a professional manner before others; and exercise supervision and management skills. Must be a graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy and have a current state of Colorado Respiratory Therapist license. Must have proof of current instruction in CPR. Experience: Minimum of one or more years of experience preferred. Bi-lingual capabilities helpful. New graduates are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications

START DATE: 06/04/2018 for 13 weeks

Job Benefits

Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Free Private Housing
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company

Med Travelers, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing. Our relationships with numerous healthcare facilities - including hospitals, home health agencies, school systems, and long-term care facilities - enable us to offer the most current temporary therapy positions and medical imaging jobs. And our traveler customer service is among the best in the industry. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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