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RRT

Company: Nurse.com
Location: Salem
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a(an) RRT you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join LewisGale Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsLewisGale Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence) Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location. Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) RRT where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsAs a Respiratory Therapist, you would administer therapy modalities as ordered by physician, performing all aspects of mechanical ventilators (initiation, operation, monitoring, etc) and arterial puncture and blood gas analysis. You would also respond to code blue situations for assigned areas.
    • You will assist in transport of ventilator and critically ill patients.
    • Verify physician orders prior to therapy treatment.
    • Give through, accurate report to oncoming staff at shift end.
    • You will enter all patient contacts into appropriate system. Perform equipment rounds.


      What qualifications you will need:
      • State Respiratory Care Practitioner License.
      • Respiratory Therapy Degree - AAS or BS
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support and ACLS must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date.
      • One-year adult critical care experience.
      • Previous experience with mechanical ventilation, blood gas analysis and oximetry.
        • This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved). has provided quality healthcare services since 1909. We give patient's access to trained physicians and advanced technology. Our500+ bed hospitalis one of the leading acute care facilities in the Salem area. We specialize inheart and vascular care-including the latest advanced technology available through our designated Heart Center-as well asorthopedics and spine care, services for mental and behavioral health and cancer care.

          At LewisGale Medical Center, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.

          HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our RRT opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Nurse.com, Roanoke , RRT, Healthcare , Salem, Virginia

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