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Respiratory Therapist (LTACH)

Respiratory Therapist (LTACH)

Job ID 
50239
Location 
US-KY-Lexington
Experience (Years) 
1
Category 
Clinical - Respiratory Therapist
Street Address 
310 South Limestone Street
Company 
Select Specialty Hospital
Position Type 
12-Hour Shift - Full Time Nights
Recruiter email address 
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Overview

Long-Term Acute Care Hospital

 

 

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST - Full time 12 hours, NIGHT 

 

Select Specialty Hospital - Lexington, KY

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST(s)

$5,000 sign-on bonus

 

Day and Night Shift available

 

Join a well renowned rehabilitation staff and develop your career as a clinician with the ability to deal with the most complex respiratory issues. Select Specialty and Regency Hospitals care for patients who are critically ill and need extended acute hospitalization for their recoveries. We are currently seeking a registered respiratory therapist (RRT) to join our team. We offer an exceptional employee experience, an environment dedicated to safety and quality, ongoing educational and skill building resources and advancement opportunities.

Why work for Select Specialty/Regency Hospital?

  • The opportunity to build a career with an established, highly successful organization in a caring and compassionate environment.
  • Develop specialized skills to manage chronically critically ill patients.
  • Work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team, consisting of critical care nurses, physical and occupational therapists, speech language pathologists and physicians to assist patients regain their ability to function independently.
  • Develop relationships with patients and their families.

Our hospital has 41 beds, and this small team environment allows us to keep our focus where it belongs- on each patient.

We are committed to your growth and success- that’s why we offer an excellent orientation, training and development programs, and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Apply now with an organization that wants to invest in you!

 

Responsibilities

As a Respiratory Therapist, you will provide quality patient care as a member of the Respiratory Team, develop and ensure the patient plan of care collaboration with physicians, registered nurses, therapists, PT/OT/SLP therapists and nursing assistants.

 

Other responsibilities of the Respiratory Therapist position include:

  • Evaluating patient and recommends a treatment plan
  • Providing respiratory care to patients with critical and complex medical and surgical conditions
  • Performing insertion and removal of endotracheal tubes
  • Performing timely and accurate documentation
  • Promoting continuous quality improvement
  • Teaching and counseling patients/families 

Registered Respiratory Therapist –Hospital – Healthcare – Medical - RRT


 

Qualifications

As a Respiratory Therapist, you must be able to deliver superior quality in all that you do. We are seeking results-driven team players who treat patients as if they were their own family members. Qualified candidates must be passionate about providing a superior quality of care. You must also be a resourceful problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

 

Other requirements of the Respiratory Therapist role include: 

  • Graduate of a respiratory care program 
  • Current licensure to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in the state
  • Being a Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Current BLS
  • ACLS to be obtained within 6 months of hire
  • Critical Care experience in a hospital setting is a plus! 
  • Positive, caring and customer-service-oriented attitude  

Registered Respiratory Therapist –Hospital – Healthcare – Medical - RRT


 

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Benefits

 

At Select Medical, our full-time employees enjoy intense focus on high-quality results creating a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.

 

Other full-time benefits of the Respiratory Therapist position include:

 

  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with emplyer matching
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • Join the network of over 40,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities

  


Registered Respiratory Therapist –Hospital – Healthcare – Medical - RRT


 

 

Join a Select Team of Excellence Today!

Apply now!

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