Travel Respiratory Therapist - $2,268 per week

Salt Lake City Utah
Nov 20, 2020
Dec 01, 2020
Traveling Nurse
Contract Type

Aureus Medical Group - Cardiopulmonary is seeking a travel Respiratory Therapist for a travel job in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Job Description & Requirements
  • Specialty: Respiratory Therapist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36.00 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, days
  • Employment Type: Travel

Position Purpose The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is a professional caregiver who is responsible for the respiratory care of patients. This care includes diagnosing, treating, and evaluating the patient's needs to control deficiencies and/or abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system within the prescription of the ordering physician. The RRT may be asked to practice in various areas as needed. Essential Job Duties Assess: • Assess the respiratory status of assigned patients through physical exam, review of history/physical, and response to ordered therapies. • Seeks for and evaluates information acquired from other members of the interdisciplinary team; patient, family, physician, nursing, support staff and others. Plan: • Uses assessment information and critical thinking skills to collaboratively develop individualized respiratory plan of care in agreement with established care practice guidelines. • Communicates the patient care plan effectively to the patient, family, physician, nursing, support staff, and others. Implement: • Performs respiratory care procedures in response to patients' needs and physician orders within the Scope of Practice of the Respiratory Care Department. • Evaluate, monitor and maintain patients care within established guidelines including policies, procedures and protocols. • Maintains, troubleshoots and adjusts respiratory care equipment and diagnostic equipment. • Plans and implements patient education when needed in relation to respiratory disease and equipment related to admission and discharge. • Communicates operational theory to other health professionals and recommends the most appropriate technology to maximize patient comfort and safety. • Maintains timely, accurate records and documentation to satisfy department, hospital, and legal requirements. Evaluate: • Evaluates patient response to interventions through review of achievement of goals, clinical outcomes, and patient and family satisfaction. • Revises respiratory plan of care as indicated, and reassess changes as appropriate. Professionalism: • Promotes the profession of Respiratory Care. • Participates in a quality improvement activity as part of the Respiratory Care Team.

Position: Therapist

Respiratory Therapy

CPR/BLS (Basic Life Support), State License-Respiratory Therapist-Utah, NBRC-RRT (Reg Respiratory Therapist)

Physical Abilities:
From 50-100lbs

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Aureus Job ID #20-1271213. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36.0 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: Therapist Respiratory Therapy.

About Aureus Medical Group - Cardiopulmonary

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As a travel healthcare professional with Aureus, you'll have the whole package - outstanding benefits, one-to-one personal service, 24/7 contact, and an recruiter who specializes in your area of specialty. With thousands of available travel jobs across the country, we’re sure to have the right fit for you.

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