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Travel Respiratory Therapist - $1,512 per week

Company: Med Travelers
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Job Description:

Med Travelers is seeking a travel Respiratory Therapist for a travel job in San Leandro, California.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Respiratory Therapist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: 01/25/2021
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36.00 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, nights
  • Employment Type: TravelJob Description & RequirementsRegistered Respiratory Therapist - (RRT)StartDate: 01/25/2021Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $1250.00 - 1600.00Under supervision of a physician experienced in respiratory care, is expected to assume clinical responsibility for specific respiratory care modalities & to adjust or modify therapeutic techniques w/in well-defined procedures based on a limited range of patient responses. Works under the general supervision of an administrative supervisor or at the direction of a technical lead to deliver respiratory care services to patients in all areas of the hospital. Must be able to adapt to the particular area of duty assignment & to perform special duties required by the assignment. Standards of performance for the area to which the individual is assigned must be maintained. Special duties may include provision of basic & advanced respiratory care to neonatal & pediatric patients in the intensive care unit & during transport. It also may include performance of a variety of diagnostic tests of the cardiopulmonary system & to determine the effect of disease & treatment on that system. Essential Functions:
    Selects, reviews, obtains & interprets data
    Accurately transcribes physician orders to electronic charting system or dept'l patient master
    Interprets data to formulate goal-directed plan of care & determines requirements for treatment
    Recommends procedures to obtain additional data including radiographs, bronchoscopy, Gram stain & C&S, spirometry, blood gas analysis, lung mechanics, work of breathing, EKG, & noninvasic monitoring
    Performs diagnostic modalities
    Performs procedures & interprets results: ABG sampling & analysis, co-oximetry, spirometry, pressure-volume & flow-volume loops, cuff pressure, & sputum induction
    Selects, assembles & checks equipment for proper function, operation & cleanliness
    Ensures proper function & ready availability of respiratory related life support equipment
    Troubleshoots & performs minor repairs of equipment
    Participates in routine dept'l programs of cleaning, disinfecting & sterilizing of respiratory care & other related equipment
    Initiates, conducts & modifies prescribed therapeutic or diagnostic procedures
    Observes established safety & security procedures & protects patients from nosocomial infection
    Explains planned therapy or procedures & goals to patient in understandable terms to achieve optimal therapeutic outcomes
    Conducts therapeutic procedures to maintain a patient airway, remove bronchopulmonary secretions, and/or achieve adequate ventilation & oxygenation
    Monitors patient's physiological responses to therapy, recognizes patient adverse reaction & stops or modifies or recommends modification to procedure based on patient response
    Documents all required info in the medical record according to dept'l policy & procedure
    Initiates pressure-cycled/volume-cycled/high frequency ventilation
    Weans/modifies mechanical ventilation according to assessment & physician orders
    Assists w//or performs extubation
    Conducts patient education & disease mgmt
    Contributes to dept'l quality improvement activities
    Assesses priorities for delivery of patient care & redistributes resources as necessary
    Protects data from intentional or unintentional destruction, modification, or disclosure
    Maintains a current knowledge base of dept'l info mgmt systems, including collection, maintenance, & dissemination of info, as well as approp audit trails
    Participates in continuing education for professional development in Respiratory Care & related fields
    This job has no supervisory responsibilitiesRequired QualificationsRRT; BLS; NRP; ACLSNICU Experience RequiredAbout the FacilityThis award-winning facility has been certified "Baby Friendly" by the World Health Organization and UNICEF. For more than 70 years, this not-for-profit medical center was ranked highest in member satisfaction in California by J.D. Power. In addition, the 209-bed facility recently won U.S. News & World Reports' 2016-17 "Best Hospitals for Specialty Care."Facility LocationA suburb of San Francisco and Oakland, San Leandro has easy access to all the shopping, dining, entertainment, and sporting attractions of California's Bay Area, while also providing a residential, family-friendly atmosphere to call home. The San Leandro Marina offers boat docking, picnic areas, and trails for hiking and biking; here you'll also find the San Leandro Family Aquatic Center and Lake Chabot Regional Park, popular with campers and fishers. Job BenefitsAllied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:


    • Competitive pay rates

    • Medical, Dental, Vision

    • 401(k) and Flex Spending

    • Life Insurance

    • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage

    • Free Continuing Education

    • Free Private Housing

    • RefMed Travelers Job ID #1886858. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: Registered Respiratory Therapist Registered Respiratory Therapist - (RRT).About Med TravelersMed Travelers is the industry leader in allied travel healthcare staffing, matching qualified allied clinicians and healthcare professionals with thousands of temporary, travel and local assignments, as well as permanent allied career opportunities, all throughout the United States.
      As a company of AMN Healthcare - healthcare's workforce innovator and the nation's largest provider of clinical staffing services - Med Travelers holds key relationships with many of the nation's leading healthcare organizations. From physical therapist and PTA jobs to occupational therapist and COTA jobs, from speech-language pathologist jobs to medical technologist positions, clinicians can turn to Med Travelers for exclusive nationwide allied travel job opportunities not found anywhere else.

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