Respiratory Therapist (RT) - Full - PRN

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Per Diem
3050 Champion Ring Road
Fort Myers, FL 33905
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Job Description

Critical Illness Recovery Hospital

Respiratory Therapist (RT)

PRN 

Develop your career as a clinician with the ability to deal with the most complex respiratory issues. Select Specialty and Regency Hospitals care for patients who are critically ill and need extended acute hospitalization for their recoveries. We are currently seeking a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) to join our team. We offer an exceptional employee experience, an environment dedicated to safety and quality, ongoing educational and skill-building resources and advancement opportunities.

 

Why work for Select Specialty/Regency Hospital?

  • The opportunity to build a career with an established, highly successful organization in a caring and compassionate environment.
  • Develop specialized skills to manage chronically critically ill patients.
  • Work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team, consisting of critical care nurses, physical and occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists and physicians to assist patients to regain their ability to function independently.
  • Develop relationships with patients and their families.

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities:

We are looking for valued employees who will be Champions of the Select Medical Way, which includes putting the patient first, helping to improve quality of life for the community in which you live and work, continuing to develop and welcome new ideas, providing high-quality care and doing well by doing what is right.

  • Evaluating patient and recommending an appropriate treatment plan.
  • Providing respiratory care to patients with critical and complex medical and surgical conditions.
  • Performing insertion and removal of endotracheal tubes.
  • Promoting continuous quality improvement.
  • Teaching and counseling patients/families.

Qualifications

How you will be successful in this environment:

You will demonstrate an understanding of patient needs, ensuring that each patient feels informed and understood, as well as heard. You are passionate about providing superior quality care and you are an inventive problem solver who thrives in a dynamic environment.

  • You are registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care and Licensed as a Respiratory Therapist.
  • Being passionate about working in a critical care environment.
  • Possessing a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Obtaining Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire.
  • Critical Care experience in a hospital setting is a plus!
  • Having a positive, compassionate and customer-service oriented attitude.

Additional Data

Our hospitals small team environment allows us to keep our focus where it belongs- on each patient.

 

We are committed to your growth and success- that’s why we offer an excellent orientation, training and development programs, and a competitive salary and benefits package.

 

Benefits:

Excellent Orientation Program, Paid Time Off (PTO), Extended Illness Days (EID), Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Prescription Coverage, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement, 401(k) Retirement Plan, Personal and Family Medical Leave, discounted membership to 9,500 gyms nationwide

 

Apply now with an organization that wants to invest in you!

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