Job Category: Therapy
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Location: LA-Lafayette
Facility Type: Long-Term Acute Care
Shift Type (Clinical Positions): Day Shift
AMG Specialty Hospital – Lafayette is seeking a Full-Time Respiratory Therapist (RT) for Day Shifts for the 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; obtaining blood samples and interpreting blood gas data; and providing primary assistance in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Shift Differentials paid for Night and Weekend Shifts!
For Full-Time employees, 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.Apply Now
- Completion of an approved respiratory care program
- Active Louisiana Respiratory 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.