Respiratory Therapist (RT) - Per Diem

ID129139
Per Diem
3025 Science Park Dr
Beachwood, OH 44122
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Job Description

Cleveland Clinic Rehabiliation Hospital (Beachwood, OH)

*Partnership between Cleveland Clinic and Select Medical*

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We are looking for an experienced Per Diem Respiratory Therapist.

$32.00/hr

Available Shifts: 7:00 am to 7:30 pm or 7:00 pm to 7:30 am (Flexible Schedule)

 

Responsibilities

Position Summary

Performs basic/ advanced therapeutic procedures as outlined by the State Department of Health and under the scope of respiratory care services.  Transcribes and implements physician orders in a competent and timely manner.  Uses basic/advanced oxygen assessment skills and patient information to maintain awareness and coordinate patient care needs.

Qualifications

Specific Duties

  • Performs advanced life support procedures including tracheal intubation using independent judgment in coordinating patient's respiratory care plans and needs with the physicians, nursing, and ancillary staff.
  • Confers with physicians to formulate and coordinate alternative forms of therapy according to patient need.
  • Initiates patient ventilator weaning procedures under the direction of the physician.
  • Performs basic tracheostomy care including but not limited to routine and emergent tracheostomy tube changes.
  • Monitors patient's respiratory status using competent bedside assessment skills and maintains awareness of patient pH / electrolyte balance, ABG values, renal, neurological, and orthopedic functions as applicable to the delivery of respiratory care.

Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

  • Education: Associate Degree required, Baccalaureate Degree preferred.
  • Current and valid state licensure and certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care required.
  • Previous and recent Critical Care experience preferred.

Additional Data

Additional benefits of becoming an RT with us:

  • A high percentage of patients being discharged home to their families
  • Team-oriented and family-like culture
  • A network of over 50K employees nationwide with advancement and relocation opportunities
  • Comprehensive benefits package for full-time nurses (Including medical, dental, vision, 401k (with company match), life insurance, short and long term disability, and tuition assistance)

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