Respiratory Therapist (RRT/CRT)

Rockport, ME

Posted: 08/31/2018 Employment Type: Contract/Travel Assignment Job Category: Respiratory Therapist Job Number: 14230

Pure Medical Staffing is a leader in providing temporary and permanent staffing solutions to medical facilities nationwide.  

Position:  Respiratory Therapist (RRT or CRT)

Type:  Contract/Travel Assignment

Target Start Date:  ASAP

Length of Assignment:  13 weeks 

Number of Positions:  1

Shift:  Nights; 7:00pm - 7:00am; 36 hours weekly

  • Coordinates with physicians, nurses, allied staff, patients, and family in scheduling and providing treatments.
  • Documents patient interactions, and bills for services rendered.
  • Administers medications according to written orders and reports any adverse reactions to medications, using proper patient identification and medication documentation.
  • Responds to all codes, rapid response teams, emergencies, and patient transports as required.
  • Performs all blood gas tasks as required:  drawing,analyzing,equipment maintenance, and QA/QC.
  • Performs mechanical ventilation management within specified guidelines, protocols, and physician orders.
  • Performs EKGs and Holter/Event Monitor set-ups as needed, reconciles orders using Epiphany software.
  • Assures all equipment operates properly and is maintained according to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Assists in the training of new staff and orientation of student interns.
  • Keeps in communication with other staff members for assistance, carries pager and phone at all times.
  • Drawing of arterial blood gases, analyzing ABGs and cord/venous/capillary samples

Requirements:

  • RRT 2+ years of Respiratory experience - Required
  • CRT 10+ years of Respiratory experience - Required
  • RRT or CRT - Required
  • Maine State License - Required
  • BLS (AHA) - Required
  • ACLS, NRP or PALS - Preferred 
  • Must be experienced with Newborn-Geriatric populations - Required 

BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH PURE MEDICAL STAFFING

  • Flexible career options including travel jobs, local contract jobs, direct hire
  • Access to nationwide health care facilities – hospitals, rehab centers, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, schools and more
  • Knowledgeable, experienced recruiters
  • Free professional liability insurance
  • Great pay and benefits
  • Weekly direct deposit
  • Tax advantage plan: tax free lodging and meal stipends
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Professional license reimbursement
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Referral bonus program
  • Resume evaluation and formatting
  • Continuing education reimbursement
  • Customer service. 24 hours per day. 7 days a week

We place Nursing and Allied Health professionals in Travel and Permanent opportunities nationwide.  Our philosophy is to provide our clients and employees with a service that is second to none.  Our in-depth knowledge of the health care staffing industry means that you will always benefit from a professional and responsive service.  We strive for pure excellence! 

 

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