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Travel - RRT - *Up to $2,250/WK!

Waterloo, IA 50704

Posted: 07/10/2024 Employment Type: Travel Job Category: Respiratory Job Number: 85565

Job Description

Respiratory Therapist (Travel) - Nights Shift Available

Pay: $29,250/13 Weeks
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Company: Connected Health Care (Joint Commission Certified Recruitment + Staffing Firm)

Connected Health Care is excited to partner with a leading healthcare facility in Cedar Rapids, IA, to find a dedicated Respiratory Therapist for a travel position. This is a fantastic opportunity for respiratory therapists seeking a dynamic and rewarding career with night shift availability.

Job Description:

  • Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders.
  • Administer respiratory therapy treatments and procedures.
  • Monitor patients' physiological responses to therapy and adjust treatments as necessary.
  • Perform diagnostic tests such as measuring lung capacity and analyzing blood samples.
  • Educate patients and families about respiratory conditions and effective management.
  • Collaborate with physicians and other healthcare professionals to develop and implement patient care plans.
  • Maintain accurate and timely patient records and documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with hospital policies, procedures, and regulatory standards.

Education and Certification Requirements:

  • Current and valid certification as a Respiratory Therapist (RRT or CRT) in the state of Iowa.
  • NICU experience strongly desired/preferred.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited program.
  • Minimum of 2 year of experience as a Respiratory Therapist.
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) and ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) certifications required.
  • Strong knowledge of respiratory therapy principles, practices, and techniques.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Why Work in Cedar Rapids, IA? Cedar Rapids offers a vibrant community with a variety of activities and attractions. Here are some highlights:

  • Outdoor Activities: Explore the Cedar River and enjoy activities like kayaking, fishing, and hiking in the numerous parks and trails.
  • Cultural Attractions: Visit the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, the Paramount Theatre, and the African American Museum of Iowa for rich cultural experiences.
  • Family-Friendly: Spend a day at the NewBo City Market, featuring local vendors, food, and live entertainment, or visit the Cedar Rapids Public Library for family programs and events.
  • Community Events: Participate in local festivals such as the Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival and the Downtown Farmers' Market.
  • Dining and Shopping: Discover a diverse range of shops, restaurants, and cafes in downtown Cedar Rapids, offering a variety of local and international cuisine.

Contact Information:
Chad Liscar - Account Manager
Phone: 512-588-3994

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