AMG Specialty Hospital – Houma is seeking a PRN Respiratory Therapist (RT) for Day, Night and Weekend Shifts. The RT is responsible for performance of technical work concerned with administering therapeutic and diagnostic respiratory care and life support to patients with cardiopulmonary deficiencies and abnormalities. Operating and monitoring respiratory equipment, such as, continuous and intermittent ventilators, medical gas delivery apparatus, incentive breathing/hyperinflation devices, environmental control systems, and aerosol devices; administering medical gases, humidification, aerosols, and respiratory medications; maintaining clearance of patients natural and artificial airways; providing primary assistance in cardiopulmonary resuscitation; and if applicable, obtaining blood samples, running blood samples, maintaining the Arterial blood gas laboratory, reporting analyte results and interpreting blood gas data.
Shift Differentials are paid for Night and Weekend Shifts!
- Completion of an approved respiratory care program
- Current BLS certification
- Minimum of one to three years of related work experience
- Ability to read and communicate effectively in English
- Additional languages desirable
AMG Specialty Hospital – Houma is a Long-Term Acute Care hospital facility that specializes in the management of complex medical needs.
Our mission is to return patients to their optimal level of well-being in the least restrictive medical environment. We accomplish this through a multi-disciplined approach that includes aggressive clinical and therapeutic interventions, as well as family involvement. Our high staff-to-patient ratio ensures individualized attention. Our nurses, therapists, and physicians work with each patient to obtain the best possible outcomes.
AMG Specialty Hospital – Houma is an equal opportunity employer.