Respiratory Therapist

Indianapolis, IN

Currently looking for a specialty (NICU, pediatrics, L&D) Respiratory Therapist for an immediate 13 week contract opportunity with a local hospital.

Compensation and Benefits for the Respiratory Therapist

· Salary: $40/hour

· Nights 7pm to 7:30 am

· 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

· NRP and PALS certification

· 2-3 years of recent NICU Respiratory Therapy experience

· Prior Epic EMR experience preferred

· Intubation experience preferred

· Up to date immunization records

· May require weekend and holiday rotation

Keywords: Respiratory Therapist, NICU, Indianapolis, Indiana