Overview

RRT Job at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, Louisiana 71301



Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

 

Do 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.  

OFFERING $10,000 SIGN-ON BONUS TO QUALIFIED CANDIDATES!

 

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 benefits
including:

    • 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
      Assistance
    • Employee
      Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

How
We Build Better Communities

 

Our 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:

 

  • The culture throughout the entire hospital is team and
    patient focused.
  • Everyone on the
    team are motivated and leadership is committed to mentoring through career
    mapping for educational and personal success.
  • Patient safety and
    satisfaction are our number one priority. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Medical
    Gas Administration and aerosol therapy
  • Obtaining
    an danalyzing 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

Qualifications

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

 

 

Rapides Regional Medical Center is 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 expenses.

 

If 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.

Notice

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About Company

Company: Rapides Regional Medical Center

Company Location:  Alexandria, Louisiana 71301

About Rapides Regional Medical Center