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RRT PRN

Company: Lafayette Regional Health Center
Location: Lexington
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem


 

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

 

At LRHC, 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)

We strive to provide the best possible care to our patients.

 

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Registered 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 Therapists are a committed, caring group of colleagues with a passion for creating positive patient interactions. They are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others. Respiratory Therapists are passionate about delivering superior, patient-centered care and committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity.

 
About this Department:
  • 25 Bed Critical Access Hospital; opportunity to really know your patient and address their individual needs

  • Small Cohesive team with excellent collaboration
  • Great training and education provided by tenured team
Responsibilities:
  • Under the general direction of the Supervisor, performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures ordered by a physician. Duties include medical gas administration, aerosol therapy, obtaining and analyzing blood specimens, performing patient testing, operating and maintaining various types of respiratory and cardiopulmonary equipment, providing mechanical ventilation, maintaining artificial airways, assisting with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, providing patient education, monitoring equipment and patient responses to therapy.

  • Additional responsibilities include completing documentation in patient and departmental records, cleaning equipment, and maintaining safety and infection control practices.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree, Graduate of an AMA Accredited Respiratory Therapy Program.

  • One year of recent clinical experience.   

  • Must be registered with the National Board for Respiratory Care as an Advanced Level Respiratory Care Practitioner; must be licensed within the State; have current CPR affirmation; must maintain certain clinical competencies required by JCAHO or the Department, appropriate to the level of service provided; above average interpersonal skills; basic computer skills.

Lafayette Regional Health Center is a 25-bed critical access hospital, accredited by The Joint Commission, located in historic Lexington, MO, 50 miles east of Kansas City. We offer a comprehensive array of services in a small town environment. Patients enjoy the comfort of knowing they’re receiving quality healthcare in their hometown. In addition to the hospital we also operate three physician clinics in Lafayette County.


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 Registered 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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Keywords: Lafayette Regional Health Center, Independence , RRT PRN, Other , Lexington, Missouri

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