Respiratory Therapist - (RRT/CRT) - FT - Nights - 5K bonus!
Company: Cornerstone Healthcare Group
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: March 21, 2020
Are you looking to work with a dedicated Acute Care/Med Surg
At Cornerstone Specialty Hospital Lake Charles we can help your
dream become a reality!
Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was founded
in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our patients,
residents and their families.
Our employees make a difference, join us so you can too! We pride
ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and
commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and
resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our
success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of
life for our employees, patients and residents.
Who We Are
Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading healthcare company
committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by
providing an environment of continuous process improvement,
teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer
service. Cornerstone operates long-term acute care hospitals under
the Cornerstone and Solara brand names in Texas, Louisiana,
Oklahoma, Arizona, Arkansas and West Virginia.
Why Work for Us?
Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that
is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone
employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no
wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall
satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone
Employee Partnership Survey.
Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and
ingrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every
The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT/CRT), primary
responsibility is for all respiratory care therapeutic treatments
and diagnostic procedures under the direction of the Licensed
Independent Practitioner The patient population served will range
from 18 years to geriatric who are experiencing medically complex
conditions and general cardiopulmonary conditions with
The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT/CRT) will:
Evaluates, treats and cares for patients with breathing or other
Active involvement with the primary physician and interdisciplinary
team in developing the patients plan of care;
Assesses their respiratory disorders to improve their optimal
functional level of independence
Establishes and administers a treatment program with specific goals
determined according to the patients capacity and tolerance.
Conduct physician-prescribed treatments of a routine nature
Perform chest physical therapy treatments which involve percussion,
postural drainage or suctioning; perform airway management
including trach tube changes, Passy-Muir Valve monitoring, and
intubation or extubation; set up, operate and monitor
Record resident treatment, education and response to care
Submit accurate billing and documentation in accordance with RT
protocol, company policy and state/federal regulations
Conduct in-servicing and competency testing of nursing staff
Handle job responsibilities in accordance with the Company's Code
of Business Conduct, the Corporate Compliance Agreement,
appropriate professional standards and applicable state/federal
Perform additional duties as assigned
Education and/or Experience:
Associates degree in Respiratory Care from an accredited
Respiratory Care Education program required.
Minimally required to have successfully completed the standardized
national examination to receive the CRT credential.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is preferred; Respiratory
Care Practitioner (RCP) recommended.
Must maintain current Provider CPR certification throughout
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required.
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