Job Category: Therapy

Job Type: PRN

Job Location: LA-Lafayette

Facility Type: Physical Rehabilitation

Shift Type (Clinical Positions): Day Shift, Night Shift, Weekend Shift

Summary

At AMG we offer our employees much more than just a job in the healthcare industry. We offer unique career opportunities for people who are called to make a healing difference in the lives of others and desire to be part of a team that makes a difference each day for our patients. We invite you to join our team and share your gifts and talents. Market competitive pay rates and benefits are offered by Lafayette Physical Rehab.

Lafayette Physical Rehabilitation Hospital is part of the AMG Integrated Healthcare Management Hospital System – a Top-5 Post-Acute Care Hospital System. Our mission is an unyielding commitment to Patients, People, and the Pursuit of Healing. We believe our employees are the asset and heart of our organization. We are located in the heart of Lafayette behind the Heart Hospital off Kaliste Saloom Road.

Lafayette Physical Rehabilitation Hospital is seeking PRN Respiratory Therapists (RT) for all 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!

Join our dynamic team and enjoy a career where you can make a difference with Lafayette Physical Rehabilitation Hospital!

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Job Requirements

  • 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.