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Respiratory Therapist,$10,000 Sign-On Bonus Available!

Company: WorkStaff USA Staffing Agency, LLC
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Respiratory Therapy (RRT & CRTT) - Respiratory therapists, also known as respiratory care practitioners, evaluate, treat, and care for patients with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders. Practicing under the direction of a physician, respiratory therapists assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care therapeutic treatments and diagnostic procedures. Responsible for the proper and safe administration of respiratory care including intermittent and continuous therapy, blood gas sampling and analysis, mechanical ventilation, airway management and non-invasive oxygen and carbon dioxide monitoring of neonatal, newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations.

Job Qualifications
Education and Experience
The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of some college or vocational training. Indiana State Certification (RCP) is required. NPR & ACLS certification required for FT-PT staff (preferred for PRN associates). A minimum of 1 to 2 years of job-related experience is required. Two years clinical experience and 1 year experience in critical care preferred. Must be credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). New graduates from a Respiratory Therapy Program will be given one year from their date of hire to obtain the RRT credential through the NBRC. New graduates who do not obtain the RRT within the assigned time frame will not be eligible to remain in their Respiratory Therapy position (employees hired prior to June 1, 2012 are exempt from RRT requirement). Preferred membership in professional association (AARC).

Knowledge & Skills
Close attention to detail required.
Requires a Respiratory Care Practitioner license from the State of Indiana.
Familiarity in the use and maintenance of respiratory equipment.
Thorough knowledge of emergency and routine procedures as documented in hospital policy and procedures.
Must have thorough knowledge of cardiopulmonary dynamics.

Is relocation available?
Yes, nationwide
Is there additional variable compensation?
8% Evening Shift Differential
10% Night Shift Differential
$7.50 Weekend Alternative Additional Hourly Pay

What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements of this position?
IN RT License
RRT through the NBRC

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