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Respiratory Therapist

Company: APN Consulting
Location: El Paso
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

APN Healthcare Solutions is urgently hiring multiple Respiratory Therapists for our direct client in El Paso, TX for 13 Weeks, ending with a $500 completion bonus!

Position Title: Respiratory Therapist
Work Location: El Paso, TX
Shift: Days OR Nights (6:30am- 7:00pm OR 6:30 pm- 7:00 am), 36 hrs/wk, on call
Experience Required: 1+ experience in NICU, and either PEDS or Adult
Certification Required: TX License, PALS

Job Description:

  • Monitoring patient physiological responses to therapy such as arterial blood gases, vital signs or blood chemistry, and lung function changes, and consulting with physicians if there are adverse reactions.
  • Working as part of a team of health care professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures.
  • Setting up and operating devices including therapeutic gas administration apparatus, mechanical ventilators, environmental control systems, and aerosol generators.
  • Following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Providing emergency care, such as external cardiac massage, artificial respiration, or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Inspecting, testing, cleaning, and maintaining respiratory therapy equipment to ensure it is functioning safely and efficiently.
  • Maintaining charts that contain patient identification and therapy information.
  • Measuring arterial blood gases, reading prescriptions, lung capacity, and reviewing other information to assess patient condition.
  • Relaying blood analysis results to a physician.
  • Making emergency visits to resolve equipment problems when necessary. Ordering equipment repairs when necessary.
  • Explaining health care treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation.
  • Checking pulmonary function in patients.

    If interested, contact me at roma@apnhealthcare.solutions or 609-924-3400 x113.

Keywords: APN Consulting, El Paso , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , El Paso, Texas

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