Respiratory Therapist CRTT/RRT Job at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, Louisiana 71301


SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

you have the career opportunities as a Respiratory Therapist you want in your
current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Rapides
Regional Medical Center
a facility that
is part of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services,
HCA Healthcare.  



At Rapides Regional we want to
ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental,
and vision plans along with some unique benefitsincluding:

    • Paid
      Personal Leave
    • 401k
      (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
    • Identity
      Theft Protection discounts
    • Auto,
      Home, and Life Insurance options
    • Adoption
    • Employee
      Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

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teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Respiratory
Therapist where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are
valued?  If you are dedicated to caring
for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your
knowledge and expertise!


Respiratory therapy is best
described as the assessment and treatment of patients with both acute and
chronic dysfunction of the cardiopulmonary system. Today’s respiratory
therapists have demanding responsibilities related to patient care and serve as
vital members of the healthcare team.

Respiratory therapists must
have a broad knowledge of the pathophysiology of the cardiopulmonary system and
the complex procedures required to properly diagnose and treat patients, from
the very young to the very old.


About this unit:


  • Teamwork is the core
    of how we operate
  • Engagement of
    Leadership – Everyone on the team is motivated and patient focused.
  • Dynamic Departmental




  • Medical gas administration and aerosol therapy
  • Obtaining and analyzing blood specimens
  • Operating and maintaining various respiratory
    and cardiopulmonary equipment
  • Maintain artificial airways, provide mechanical
    ventilation and assist with CPR as needed
  • Provide patient education
  • Assess equipment function and monitor patient
    response to therapy


What Qualifications You Will Need:

  • Graduate from an accredited
    Respiratory Therapy program
  • Current Louisiana
    Respiratory Care Practitioner License (Certified or Registered)
  • CPR for Healthcare Providers to
    be completed within 30 days of hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    to be completed within 30 days of hire


Regional Medical Center
an award-winning 328+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana that offers
a wide array of services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care, and our
medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties.

At Rapides
Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and
patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive
culture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of your
patients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal job
satisfaction. We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitment
to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do
for your career.

HCA Healthcare
has been continually named a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere
since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for
the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated

you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal
growth, we encourage you to apply for our Respiratory Therapist opening. We
promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted
for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and 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.



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About Company

Company: Rapides Regional Medical Center

Company Location:  Alexandria, Louisiana 71301

About Rapides Regional Medical Center