Job Category: Respiratory Therapy
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Location: LA-Lafayette
Facility Type: Long-Term Acute Care
Shift Type (Clinical Positions): Night Shift
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. In addition to market competitive pay rates and benefits in the Lafayette market, you will have the opportunity to work for an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), as AMG is an employee owned company!
AMG Specialty Hospital – Lafayette 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 South Lafayette on the 4th floor of Park Place Surgical Hospital.
AMG Specialty Hospital – Lafayette is offering a $7,500 Sign-On Bonus* for Full Time Respiratory Therapist for Night Shifts.
Shift Differentials are paid for all Night and Weekend Shifts!
Some of the medical conditions that are commonly treated include but are not limited to; Respiratory Failure requiring ventilation, vapotherm, high flow, bipap, cpap, and nasal cannula. Depending on the complexity of these patients, they can require sedation/pain management, pressor management, and cardiac/anti-arrhythmic management. Complicated infections requiring long-term IV antibiotics. Chronic non-healing wounds requiring extensive treatment with wound vacs and frequent dressing changes. RN’s will be responsible for direct and indirect patient care in the long-term acute care setting. Ability to communicate with physicians, CCO/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.
Join our dynamic team and enjoy a career where you can make a difference with AMG Specialty Hospital – Lafayette!
Full-Time employees are offered a comprehensive package is offered including competitive pay, direct deposit, medical insurance, dental insurance, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, AD&D insurance, vision insurance, multiple voluntary insurance options, paid holidays, paid vacation time, paid sick time, optional credit union membership, cellular discount options, free uniform scrub after 90 days of employment, and 401(k) retirement plan with company contribution.
* $7,500- Sign-On Bonus or Tuition Reimbursement is offered as per the terms of an Employment Assistance Agreement with a 2-year minimum commitment.Apply Now
- Completion of an approved respiratory care program
- Active Louisiana Respiratory Therapist License.
- Current BLS certification.
- Current ACLS certification
- Minimum of one to three years of related work experience.
- Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
AMG Specialty Hospital – Lafayette is Lafayette’s newest state-of-the-art Long Term Acute Care hospital 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 – Lafayette is an equal opportunity employer.