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Respiratory Therapist (CRT/RRT) - Northwest Health - La Porte - Night Shif

2021-06-16
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  • Northwest Health - La Porte Northwest Health - La Porte

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Respiratory Therapist (CRT/RRT) $25,000 Sign-on Bonus

Who are we? 

Nestled in the county seat just off the shores of Lake Michigan in Northern Indiana, Northwest Health - La Porte has been the heart of healthcare in La Porte for more than 40 years. The hospital provides acute care with strong programs in cardiology, orthopedics, surgical services, emergency care, oncology, and maternal health. 

 

The Resp Therapist is responsible and accountable for the administration of comprehensive respiratory care services and for appropriate documentation in the medical record of the therapy provided.

Duties include:

  • 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 an impairment.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Education & Licensure requirements:

  • Requires an associate's degree and a credential of Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) 
  • Expected to maintain a CPR certification.Equal Employment Opportunity

    Northwest Health is an equal opportunity employer and committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.

     

    For questions about your job application or this site please contact

    Ryan at ryan_kiner@chs.net 

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