Hospital Corporation of America Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT PRN/Hours Vary in Terre Haute, Indiana

Job Code: 00097-5967 PRN/Per Diem PRN REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST (RRT) PRN/HOURS VARY TERRE HAUTE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (THRH) Is a 278-bed Level II Trauma Center. Regional is the only full-service hospital in the area accredited by The Join Commission and has provided quality care for the local community for 135 years. Recent additions include a multi-million dollar investment in staff and infrastructure to bring the Level-II Trauma Center to the Wabash Valley region - the highest level of care available in a 75-mile radius. Plus we also offer cardiovascular services, including open-heart and cardiac catheterization; oncology services, which include radiation therapy and outpatient infusion labor and delivery, including a neonatal intensive care unit; inpatient mental health unit; and other specialized care areas, including intensive care and inpatient rehabilitation units. WE VALUE YOU AND YOUR FUTURE! * Keeping your work/life balance in mind, we offer the flexibility of scheduling. * What are your future retirement plans* HCA also provides a matching 401k as well as an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) * Engage in growing your talent and skills through educational opportunities. * We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: * Perform duties under the direct supervision of the physician: * Performs routine and critical assessment of all patient age populations, and recommends optimal therapy * Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs * Performs, and assists in emergent and elective endotracheal intubations * Initiates, monitors and adjusts modes of mechanical ventilation * Assesses patient response to therapy, and takes appropriate action * Participates as member in Rapid Response Team as well as cardiopulmonary resuscitation of all age populations * Provides age-specific, and culturally-appropriate care * Orients and mentors new staff members, and students enrolled in health care studies * Attends and actively participates in department meetings, in-services and other educational programs ESSENTIAL EDUCATIONAL/LICENSURE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: * Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited institution of learning. * Indiana licensure as Respiratory Care Practitioner. * Credentialed at the Registry level by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) within 6 months of hire * Minimum of 6 months experience in acute care * Certified in Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS),within 6 months of hire * Certification in BLS must be maintained throughout employment with Terre Haute Regional Hospital Associate's Degree/College Diploma Last Edited: 11/19/2018Employer's Job# 00097-5967Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.