Respiratory Therapist

at Nexion Health Management in Minden, Louisiana, United States

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Now Offering $5,000.00 Sign on Bonus Rate of pay $26.00-$27.00; Shift Diff from 2p-10:p $2.00; 10p-6a $3.00 FULL TIME 6p-6a Your talents, skills and heart are in high demand. Join our team of collaborative healthcare professionals and work closely with a cross-functional team to create an environment of quality health and wellness of the minds, bodies and spirit s of our residents. APPLY TODAY!: About Us Over the past 20 years, Nexion has grown to 50 affiliate skilled nursing and rehabilitation, as well as assisted living facilities in Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Our collaborative and compassionate culture provides a platform for team members to share their talents and skills to facilitate continuous improvement across the entire organization. Nexion has also taken an active stance for diversity and inclusion by establishing a Diversity Task Force to tear down divisive barriers and build unity of cultures and purpose. Our commitment to excellence begins with the unity of our team for the care of our residents, which is reflected in our positive clinical outcomes, resident and family member testimonials, customer satisfaction ratings, AHCA Quality Awards and the advancement and tenure of our associates. We invite you to experience the Nexion culture and grow with us. Job Summary: The Respiratory Care Practitioner skillfully administers respiratory care modalities based on the individual needs of the residents in accordance with physician orders and standards set forth in the respiratory care policy and procedure manual. The Respiratory Care Practitioner’s duties include, but are not limited to: Job responsibilites: * Cardiopulmonary resuscitation * Operation, maintenance and management of mechanical ventilators * Patient transportation (internal and external) * Drawing blood for arterial blood gas analysis and interruption * Aerolized drug administration * Oxygen therapy/humidity therapy * Continuous positive airway pressure therapy (CPAP/BiPAP) * Pulse oximetry * Capnography (side stream and main stream) * Specialized pulmonary function testing * Intermittent positive pressure ventilation (1PPB) * Incentive spirometry * Chest physiotherapy, airway clearance techniques and alternative airway maneuvers * Patient assessment * Participate in floor round monitoring * Operation of all equipment in accordance with department policy * Quality control of all equipment * Active participation in the departments Quality Assurance program * Equipment disinfection * Participation in in-service education program * Apnea monitoring * Communication skills * Meter dose inhaler medication administration * Any other assignment as delegated by Supervisor: Position Qualifications: * Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) * Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) * RN or LVN/LPN with Respiratory Experience * Good physical and mental health. * Manual dexterity for manipulation of instruments and equipment. * Physical assessment skills. * Must work with others in a positive manner. * Knowledge of current standards of respiratory practice and of basic safety rules.: Excellent Compensation and Benefits: 100% Paid Vacation/Sick, Voluntary Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, 401k, LT/ST Disability, Life Insurance and ADD. EOE M/F/D/V

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Job Posting: JC241488691

Posted On: Jun 05, 2023

Updated On: Jul 15, 2023

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