FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Biloxi, MS, USA
  • Full Time

 

Respiratory Therapist (RRT) job in Biloxi, Mississippi. 

The job is a civilian position within the extensive military medical system, which provides a full range of services to the military service members, military retirees, and their families.

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Full-time hours
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid holidays
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)

 

Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Job Overview:

  • Performs pulmonary functions such as exercise stress testing.
  • Assists physician with transesophageal and stress echocardiography, and radionuclide and thallium studies.
  • Operates and maintains specialized equipment to evaluate respiratory functions, and respiratory physiology.
  • Performs spirometry, flow volume loops, lung volumes, diffusion capacities, and closing volumes.
  • Draws and analyzes arterial blood gas samples. Maintains quality control of arterial blood gas machines and CO oximeters, including proficiency testing.
  • Performs broncho-provovation and exercise testing.
  • Assists physician with fiberoptic bronchoscopy for diagnosis and therapy.
  • Under orders of a physician, administers respiratory care such as oxygen and aerosol therapy, mechanical ventilator management, and preparation and administration of respiratory medications.
  • Assists physician with intubation and extubation procedures. Performs endotracheal tube care. Maintains patient airway. Ensures bronchial hygiene through incentive spirometry and specialized breathing instructions.
  • Prepares and instructs patient to use equipment or perform procedure.
  • Checks patient and equipment, and changes equipment.
  • Monitors data display on physiological equipment, and obtains and records vital signs.
  • Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Assesses and documents patient status. Performs user maintenance on equipment.
  • Adheres to infection control and universal precautions procedures, including disposition of contaminated materials.
  • Practices safety and security measures.
  • Performs pulmonary laboratory administrative, maintenance, and support functions.
  • Ensures equipment is calibrated to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Cleans, disinfects, and sterilizes (or prepares for sterilization) pulmonary equipment.
  • Operationally checks and inspects equipment.
  • Determines inventory level of disposable supplies; stocks accordingly; and returns excess stock.
  • Prepares equipment requisitions.
  • Maintains CPR cart. Ensures emergency equipment is available and functional.
  • Schedules patients for evaluations, procedures, and treatments.
  • Obtains medical records.
  • Greets patients and answers telephone.
  • Assists with transportation of patients to and from hospitals, and those in the air evacuation system requiring mechanical ventilation.
  • Maintains general correspondence, files, records, and reports.
  • Provides biometric data.

 

Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Job Qualifications:

  • Basic Life Support by AHA
  • 24-36 months of experience providing respiratory therapy for children, adolescents, and families during the past 60 months. 
  • Associates Degree
  • Graduate from a program accredited by CoARC or CAAHEP and RT course accredited through CoARC
  • Certification: CRT by NBRC

     

 

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award with an anticipated late Fall start. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR  provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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