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Travel Respiratory Therapist - $2,278 per week

Company: Lifeline Healthcare Professionals
Location: Batavia
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Lifeline Healthcare Professionals is seeking a travel Respiratory Therapist for a travel job in Batavia, New York.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Respiratory Therapist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: 06/03/2024
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, nights
  • Employment Type: TravelDescription
    Respiratory therapists assist patients who have breathing difficulties. These include chronic respiratory diseases, such as emphysema and asthma. Patients include infants with undeveloped lungs to adult patients with lung disease. They may also give emergency aid for a breathing problem, heart attack, drowning, and shock.
    Responsibilities
    --- Monitoring patient physiological responses to therapy such as arterial blood gases, vital signs or blood chemistry, and lung function changes, and consulting with physicians if there are adverse reactions.
    --- Working as part of a team of health care professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures.
    --- Setting up and operating devices including therapeutic gas administration apparatus, mechanical ventilators, environmental control systems, and aerosol generators.
    --- Following specified parameters of treatment.
    --- Providing emergency care, such as external cardiac massage, artificial respiration, or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
    --- Inspecting, testing, cleaning, and maintaining respiratory therapy equipment to ensure it is functioning safely and efficiently.
    --- Maintaining charts that contain patient identification and therapy information.
    --- Measuring arterial blood gases, reading prescriptions, lung capacity, and reviewing other information to assess patient condition.
    --- Relaying blood analysis results to a physician.
    --- Making emergency visits to resolve equipment problems when necessary.
    --- Ordering equipment repairs when necessary.
    --- Explaining health care treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation.
    --- Checking pulmonary function in patients.
    Requirements
    --- Completion of an accredited respiratory therapy program or technical college course for respiratory therapy.
    --- Registration or certification by the national board for respiratory Care (NBRC).
    --- Current RCP license in the state of practice.
    --- Respiratory care, emergency care, and intensive care experience.
    --- Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association.
    --- Strong knowledge of pulmonary function and pulmonary rehabilitation.
    --- Experience with respiratory equipment.Lifeline Healthcare Professionals Job ID #. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36.0 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: Allied Health Professionals:Respiratory Therapist,20:00:00-08:00:00About Lifeline Healthcare ProfessionalsLifeline is a premier healthcare staffing company with a dual focus. We seek to both support our customers with the highest quality staff within the medical field today and at the same time give the healthcare worker the respect and consideration they have come to deserve. We recognize the contributions these tireless and extremely hardworking individuals give to their profession each day and many if not all of us benefit from their focus and dedication. It is our goal to find the best people for the role they are best suited to fill with the result being that our customers are best served and delighted with our people.Benefits
    • License and certification reimbursement
    • Weekly pay
    • Referral bonus
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits

Keywords: Lifeline Healthcare Professionals, Cheektowaga , Travel Respiratory Therapist - $2,278 per week, Healthcare , Batavia, New York

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