PA Adult Respiratory Position

Location:
Chambersburg , PA - US
Duration: Full-Time
Job ID: 23727731
Contact: Multiple
Practice Type: Hospital
Job Posted: 11/14/2022

PA Adult Respiratory Position - 23727731

We are seeking a Respiratory Therapist for a 13 week contract for a Travel Contract in Chambersburg, PA. This would be an Adult Position and the pay would be $2,300 Per Week for 36 hours worked. Possibility of Extension, if you like the facility. If you are interested please read over the details and send me a message so we can go over the details further!

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 one year of recent experience in the Adult Field.
  • Valid PA RRT License.
  • position requires BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP.
  • Graduated from an accredited Respiratory Therapy program