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Company: Travel Nurse Across America
Location: Elgin
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:


We're looking for Respiratory Care professionals for an immediate travel position opening in Elgin, IL. The right RT should have 1 years recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.

As a Respiratory Therapist, you will provide direct patient care to patients in a variety of clinical areas, including evaluations and treatments according to procedural guidelines.

As a Respiratory Therapy Professional, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:

  • Administer to patients a variety of simple and complex respiratory and cardiology modalities.
  • Maintains appropriate patient records/documentation.
  • Cleans, disinfects, assembles, calibrates, maintains respiratory and cardiology equipment and accessories. Evaluates equipment for proper and safe function. Reports malfunctions to director.
  • Performs arterial puncture and analyzes sample according to procedure guidelines.
  • Interacts with co-workers, nurses, physicians, other hospital personnel to optimize continuum of care for patient being treated.
  • Responds to emergent situations that could require Respiratory support.
    Respiratory Therapists should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean or stoop without difficulty. Respiratory Therapists should be able to easily lift 20 pounds. Moving or lifting of patients may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. Respiratory Therapists must have specific vision abilities including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Must have 1 year of experience. Must have BLS, ACLS. PALS and NRP may be required in some areas.

    Requirements*: ACLS, BLS, NBRC, 2 Years

    * Additional certifications may be required before beginning an assignment.

Keywords: Travel Nurse Across America, Elgin , THER - RRT, Healthcare , Elgin, Illinois

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