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Allied Health - Respiratory Therapist

Tarrytown, TX 78703

Posted: 06/14/2024 Industry: Allied Job Number: 86250 Pay Rate: 45.00

Job Description

We have an immediate opening for a Respiratory Therapist for a 6 month contract at a State Supported Living Center in Austin, TX.  

  • Specialty: Respiratory Therapy 
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Facility Type: State Supporting Living Center
  • Hourly Rate: $45
  • Start Date: 7/1/2024
  • Assignment Type: 6 month contract 
  • Shift Hours: M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Duties Include:
  • Work involves initiating and conducting therapeutic procedures, including the application of oxygen and compressed air as directed by physician orders; provides technical assistance in artificial ventilation, tracheostomy care and in conducting pulmonary function tests; consults with physicians, nursing staff, and other medical staff to report individual’s condition, status, progress and responses.
  • Assists physicians, registered therapists, and other medical professional staff in the assessment and updates of respiratory conditions of the residents; prepares daily reports and documents on the Medication Treatment Record and in the Integrated Progress Notes.
  • The Respiratory Therapist provides competency-based training on abdominal breathing exercises and breathing techniques for residents, staff and family members to ensure they are able to demonstrate the skill they are expected to perform; monitors staff performance to ensure knowledge and skill for quality of care purposes; maintains and repairs respiratory therapy equipment, and monitors equipment to make sure proper adjustments are made and equipment is cleaned to prevent infections.
  • The Respiratory Therapist attends Interdisciplinary Team Meetings for specific individuals receiving respiratory care therapy, acting as the primary information resource for reporting respiratory condition and therapeutic progress.
  • Works under the general supervision of a physician, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Must be certified as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the State of Texas. 
  • Experience in respiratory therapy work. 
  • Previous experience working with Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (IDD) is preferred.
Our providers are the heart and soul of Medical Edge Recruitment, and we are pleased to offer the following benefit package:
  • Comprehensive health plan inclusive of medical, dental, vision and other ancillary benefits
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Weekly Direct Deposit
  • Travel & Housing Stipends
  • Extensive Housing Network and Corporate discounts
  • Rewards & Recognition program
  • Dedicated Licensing & Compliance team
  • 24/7 Team Support

About Medical Edge Recruitment
Whether you’re a new Travel Nurse or a seasoned pro, Medical Edge is the best agency to partner with you on your next assignment. Our dedicated recruitment team will work with you to find the highest paying assignments in your desired location and help you with the journey along the way.

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Kevin Crawford
Sr. Director of Business Development

Kevin Crawford is an experienced leader in the healthcare staffing industry. While working within the healthcare staffing space in the past 20 years, he has managed client relationships with staffing services in home health, homecare, hospice, and locums. 

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