Travel Respiratory Therapist Childrens Wisconsin

Location:
Milwaukee , WI - US
Duration: Full-Time
Job ID: 23727718
Contact: Multiple
Practice Type: Hospital
Job Salary: $100,000 to $120,000
Job Posted: 11/14/2022

Travel Respiratory Therapist Childrens Wisconsin - 23727718

We are seeking a Respiratory Therapist for a 13-week contract in the great state of Wisconsin. We have multiple openings throughout the state; night shift and day shift are available for the ICU Units and general floor(NICU is required). We offer GREAT weekly pay rates anywhere between $75-95hr! We offer AFFORDABLE medical, dental, and 401K benefits. If you're interested call 480-444-7780 and ask for Kalili Hunt or you can forward your resume to (click on the Apply button to request more info about the job)

Responsibilities:

  • Meets patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by conducting pulmonary function tests; assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining respiratory therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians and by prescription.
  • Helps patient accomplish treatment plan and supports life by administering inhalants; operating mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, and aerosol generators.
  • Administers respiratory therapy treatments by performing bronchopulmonary drainage; assisting with breathing exercises; monitoring physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, and blood chemistry changes; directing treatments given by aides, technicians and assistants.
  • Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers; contributing to patient care conferences.
  • Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs; instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.

Qualifications:

  • At least two years of experience within the ICU Unit and General Floor
  • Valid Wisconsin RRT license
  • Must have BLS, and ACLS.