Registered Respiratory Therapist – (RRT)

Job Description & Requirements

Registered Respiratory Therapist – (RRT)

StartDate: 11/27/2023
Available Shifts: 12 D
Pay Rate: $1500.00 – $1729.00

Registered Respiratory Therapy FOR 13 WEEKS
Assembles both invasive and non-invasive ventilator equipment; prepares patient and equipment for therapy; evaluates therapy based upon patient response and laboratory results; modifies equipment settings as necessary.
Assists with the orientation of new employees.
Assures proper precautions while providing therapy and/or performing tests; makes oxygen rounds and titrates oxygen per protocol, checks medical orders; takes relevant patient history; checks patient’s vital signs.
Formulates individual care plans, continually assesses and interprets data in order to evaluate therapy/consultations.
Establishes appropriate goals for ordered therapy or consult with the physician to modify goals or therapy.
Recommends appropriate therapy.
Associate degree or bachelor’s Degree in respiratory therapy, required.
State Licensure, required.

Required Qualifications
Associate degree or bachelor’s Degree in respiratory therapy, required.
State Licensure, required.

Preferred Qualifications

Facility Location
Iowa City possesses a large amount of cultural and entertainment options and is home to the University of Iowa. The Old Capital Museum has a storied history and is a visual treat for architecture lovers. The Iowa Avenue Literary Walk is a must-see for bibliophiles with close to 50 writers represented, all of whom have ties to Iowa. Indeed, writing is big in Iowa, with the Iowa Writer’s Workshop being one of the nation’s premier creative writing programs. Sports fans will no doubt want to attend Hawkeyes games at the University of Iowa. The Hawkeyes are always a threat in the Big Ten and draw ardent support from locals.

Job Benefits

Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Competitive Housing Deal
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company

Med Travelers, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing. Our relationships with numerous healthcare facilities – including hospitals, home health agencies, school systems, and long-term care facilities – enable us to offer the most current temporary therapy positions and medical imaging jobs. And our traveler customer service is among the best in the industry. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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