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Travel Respiratory Therapist - $2,808 per week

Company: Trinity Health FirstChoice
Location: Troy
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Trinity Health FirstChoice is seeking a travel Respiratory Therapist for a travel job in Troy, New York. Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Respiratory Therapist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, days
  • Employment Type: TravelEOW / HolidaysAre you an experienced Respiratory Therapist looking for premium compensation and maximum flexibility? Explore FirstChoice - Trinity Health's staffing solution! FirstChoice RTs are utilized to fill short and long-term assignments throughout the health system, and we need you to be a part of this innovative program! Nationwide opportunities available What's in it for you?--- Flexible Scheduling--- Premium Pay--- Variety of Practice Settings--- Learning Opportunities--- Minimum Commitment--- Online Self-SchedulingFor more information, Text "Choice" to 60184What you'll need to qualify:--- Willingness to float throughout the hospital and/or throughout multiple hospital locations.--- EPIC experience preferred.--- Cannot hold a concurrent position at a Trinity Health facility.--- Ability to complete the orientation and training. We have different options to choose from that will meet your schedule.We believe one of the best ways we can take care of our patients is to take care of our employees. That's why we created FirstChoice, Trinity Health's internal resource pool, designed for those who desire flexible scheduling, increased pay scales, as well as variety in practice settings and learning opportunities.Opportunities Nationwide!GENERAL SUMMARYRegistered Respiratory Therapist who is responsible for performing various therapeutic procedures including advanced practice procedures such as, but not restricted to operating balloon pumps, working in NICU, performing Pulmonary Function testing, "PFT", etc. Participates in orientation of staff and student training programs for SJMHS which is a teaching institution representing the Respiratory Care department.Essential duties and ResponsibilitiesBehaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision and guiding behaviors of SJMHSProvides professional leadership in the delivery of patient care.Uses "AIDET" principles when interfacing/treating every patient throughout the organization. (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thank You).Where appropriate, with each patient interaction, uses the concept of "Managing Up" - a form of communication that positions information, a person, or team in a positive manner.Provides a consistent experience to patients, families, visitors and internal customers by using "Key Words at Key Times." Specifically, uses key words to help patients to understand what is happening with their care, help internal customers understand their service better, and build relationships.Serves as a consultant, resource person, and role model representing respiratory care in the health system committees or work groups as needed.Maintains the confidentiality of information according to HIPPA guidelines. Facilitates good rapport and cooperative relationships approaching conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participate in their resolution.Maintains safe respiratory therapy practices; alerts management of any safety issues or concerns.Performs all duties and responsibilities of a Respiratory Therapist per AARC guidelines obtains and maintains competencies per RT II orientation. Some examples below:Cardiopulmonary arrest situations Other emergency situations Participates in patient rounds Ensure treatments are provided in accordance with physician orders and approved medical protocols. Ensures that equipment is in safe operating condition and contacts repair personnel or Charge therapists as appropriate Based on clinical assessment of patient situations, suggests changes in therapies, etc., to medical staff to benefit cardiopulmonary patient care. Demonstrates knowledge of procedure(s) for oxygen and medical air shutdown. Maintains knowledge of and reviews pertinent hospital and all departmental policies and procedures. Prioritizes and addresses conflicting requests for respiratory care services.Provides high quality patient care considering age specific, developmental and cultural needs through competent practice and application of the respiratory care practice process. Demonstrates annual unit/area competenciesParticipates in new educational programs and equipment/ procedure implementations.Facilitates instruction of staff or students during clinical training, providing feedback when applicable.Other duties as assigned.Supplemental Duties and ResponsibilitiesCompletes Health Stream yearly on a timely basis per SJMHS standardsResponsible for own education for professional growth and maintains log of activities.EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSUREEducation:Graduate of a two-year advanced practitioner -Accredited Respiratory Therapist program: Registry eligible.Maintain current RRT credential (Site Specific)Maintain valid State License in Respiratory CareTrinity Health FirstChoice Job ID . Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. About Trinity Health FirstChoice Premium pay
    FirstChoice offers a rewarding career with significant p remium pay and flexible scheduling to fit your life. FirstChoice h ealthcare travel professionals fill critical positions when unforeseen or unplanned circumstances occur; or, when there is a position open due to an extended leave-of-absence. You'll get to experience a variety of practice settings while traveling within your local region or traveling nationally - your choice!
    Healthcare travel professionals, join us in caring for our community, we can't do it without you. FirstChoice exclusively supports facilities within the Trinity Health system meaning you will have a consistent experience between job sites. Your training at one site will apply to other sites within the region and will minimize the time you are spending outside of patient care. We understand that there has been a fundamental shift in the nursing position in recent years and like any other employee, nurses want more options and flexibility in their careers. FirstChoice provides you with both along with the comfort and security of one employer.
    Benefits of Being a FirstChoice healthcare travel professional:
    • Premium pay
    • Choose your own travel adventure-work in a variety of practice settings
    • Wide range of assignments available
    • Housing and meal stipend
      Minimum Qualifications/Requirements of a FirstChoice Nurse:
      • Registered nurse with a license in the state(s) you will work
      • Minimum of 2 years, depending on specialty area
      • Cannot hold a concurrent position at a Trinity Health facility
        Trinity Health is a leading not-for-profit Catholic health system with 92 hospitals and hundreds of primary, specialty and continuing care centers across the United States. Benefits
        • Employee assistance programs
        • 403b retirement plan
        • Discount program

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