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Respiratory Therapist (RT)

Company: Select Specialty Hospital - Ft. Smith
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Overview: Critical Illness Recovery Hospital Respiratory Therapist (RRT & CRT)

Sign On Bonus: $10,000

Full Time 12 Hour Shifts-Nights

Why work for Select Specialty Hospitals? We are committed to your growth and success! Clinical Advancement Programs with bonus incentives Student Loan Repayment Assistance Tuition Reimbursement Extensive and thorough orientation program Team oriented environment Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; Life insurance; Prescription coverage Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness Days (EID) A 401(k) retirement plan with company match Short and Long Term Disability Personal and Family Medical LeaveAt Select Medical's Critical Illness Recovery Hospitals, you are taking care of the most vulnerable patients in your community. We care for chronically and critically ill or post-ICU patients who require extended hospital care. We employ over 50,000 people across the country and provide quality care to approximately 70,000 patients each and every day across our four divisions.Responsibilities:Do you love the challenge of working with medically complex patients? Are you passionate about delivering an excellent patient care experience? If you answered 'yes', consider an opportunity with us! Evaluating patient and recommending an appropriate treatment plan. Providing respiratory care to patients with critical and complex medical and surgical conditions. Performing insertion and removal of endotracheal tubes. Promoting continuous quality improvement. Teaching and counseling patients/families.Qualifications:You will demonstrate an understanding of patient needs, ensuring that each patient feels informed and understood, as well as heard. You are passionate about providing superior quality care and you are an inventive problem solver who thrives in a dynamic environment.

Minimum requirements: Must possess "Active" CRT or RRT credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) or state equivalent. Possess a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification by start date. Current state licensure is required. ACLS is required within 6 months of hire. _(Agency RT must have ACLS upon first shift, PRN staff must have ACLS upon hire)._ Preferred qualifications that will make you successful: One (1) year of related experience is preferred.Additional Data:Our mission is to provide an exceptional patient care experience that promotes healing and recovery in a compassionate environment. Each employee plays a vital role in doing that by living our cultural behaviors - celebrating success, owning the future, being patient-centered, creating change, thinking first and building trust.We'd love for you to join the team!_Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law._Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Select Specialty Hospital - Ft. Smith, Fort Smith , Respiratory Therapist (RT), Healthcare , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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