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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Respiratory Therapist in Covington, Louisiana

Do you have the career opportunities as a*Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) *you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to joinLakeview Regional Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

At Lakeview Regional we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including: * Student Loan Forgiveness * Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs * Paid Personal Leave * 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service) * Identity Theft Protection discounts * Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options * Adoption Assistance * Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) How we build better communities

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Respiratory Therapist where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Respiratory therapy is best described as the assessment and treatment of patients with both acute and chronic dysfunction of the cardiopulmonary system. Today’s respiratory therapists have demanding responsibilities related to patient care and serve as vital members of the healthcare team. Respiratory therapists must have a broad knowledge of the pathophysiology of the cardiopulmonary system and the complex procedures required to properly diagnose and treat patients, from the very young to the very old.

About this unit: * Teamwork is the core of how we operate * Engagement of Leadership – Everyone on the team is motivated and patient focused. * Dynamic Departmental Duties Responsibilities: * Medical gas administration and aerosol therapy * Obtaining and analyzing blood specimens * Operating and maintaining various respiratory and cardiopulmonary equipment * Maintain artificial airways, provide mechanical ventilation and assist with CPR as needed * Provide patient education * Assess equipment function and monitor patient response to therapy

  • Graduate from an accredited Respiratory Therapist entry-level program.
  • Licensed by LSBME as a Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Current BLS, ACLS and NRP Lakeview Regional Medical Center is a full service, acute care hospital providing inpatient and outpatient healthcare services to St. Tammany Parish residents since 1977. Our 167 bed, state-of-the-art facility provides the most advanced, medical and surgical technologies available, along with personalized patient and family-based care in a safe, suburban community.

We believe these well-defined values are the keys to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of your patients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Respiratory Therapist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Registered Respiratory Therapist

Location: Louisiana-Covington-LRMC-Campus of Tulane Medical Center

Requisition ID: 66194-19892

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