Respiratory Therapist

Hammond, IN

Currently looking for a Respiratory Therapist for an immediate 13-Week, Contract to Hire opportunity with a local health care facility in Hammond, IN. The ideal candidate will be registered with NBRC and have previous Respiratory Therapy experience.

Compensation and Benefits for the Respiratory Therapist

· Salary: $40/hour

· Evening shift 2pm-10:30pm - Night shift 10pm-6:30am

· Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance on the first day of hire

· 401(k) retirement services

· Weekly pay with direct deposit

· Personal and Professional development training

· Referral Bonuses

Responsibilities of the Respiratory Therapist

· Provide timely therapeutic and diagnostic services for inpatients

· Assist with ventilator management

· Assists patients with COPD, respiratory insufficiency, respiratory failure, asthma, pneumonia

· Assist with pulmonary function studies, cardiac and pulmonary stress tests, and blood gases

· Assist with invasive and non-invasive procedures


Requirements of the Respiratory Therapist

· Associates or Bachelors degree from an accredited program

· NBRC certification

· BLS/ACLS certification

· 2-5 years of recent Respiratory Therapy experience

· Prior Epic EMR experience preferred

· Intubation experience preferred

· Up to date immunization records

· May require weekend and holiday rotation


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