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Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

2021-04-15
  • Location LAREDO, TX (Laredo Medical Center)
    Full Time
  • Department Respiratory Therapy
  • Field Rehabilitative Svcs
  • Full Time

Job Description

Join our team! Laredo Medical Center's (LMC) Respiratory Department is now hiring Full-time and Seasonal Respiratory Therapist Registered to work in our thriving department at LMC's 326 bed acute care hospital. The Hospital is located in sunny Laredo, Texas, just 150 miles south of historic San Antonio. Sign-on bonuses are available for eligible applicants! Read a full position description below.

Join our LMC Respiratory family today!

*25,000 sign on bonus to eligible Respiratory Therapist*

Relocation Available-- Virtual Interviews-

Join our team! Laredo Medical Center's (LMC) Respiratory Department is now hiring Full-time and Seasonal Respiratory Therapist Registered to work in our thriving department at LMC's 326 bed acute care hospital. The Hospital is located in sunny Laredo, Texas, just 150 miles south of historic San Antonio. Sign-on bonuses are available for eligible applicants! Read a full position description below.

Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is impaired function. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. RRT reports to the Director of Cardiopulmonary Services. There are no subordinates who report directly to this position.

Job Requirements Include: 

Education: Associates in Respiratory Science as a minimum

Experience: Able to perform respiratory modalities and function well in ICU, NICU, and Emergency room settings.

Licenses/Certifications: Must be RRT or eligible as defined by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) within 2 years of taking this position . Must have passed the NBRC exam to be registered.

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