Lead Respiratory Therapist, RT – Full Time for Growing LTACH

AMG Specialty Hospital – Lafayette Park Place seeks a Full Time Lead Respiratory Therapist, RT, with 2-4 years of critical care/ICU experience, current BLS and ACLS, and leadership experience preferably. Responsibilities include preparation of Respiratory staff schedule and overseeing department reports, performance of technical work concerned with administering therapeutic and diagnostic respiratory care and life support to patients with cardiopulmonary deficiencies and abnormalities.  Operating and monitoring respiratory equipment, such as, continuous and intermittent ventilators, medical gas delivery apparatus, incentive breathing/hyperinflation devices, environmental control systems, and aerosol devices; administering medical gases, humidification, aerosols, and respiratory medications; maintaining clearance of patients natural and artificial airways; obtaining blood samples and interpreting blood gas data; and providing primary assistance in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Comprehensive package includes competitive pay, direct deposit, medical insurance, dental insurance, long term disability insurance, life insurance, AD&D insurance, vision insurance, multiple voluntary insurance options, paid holidays, paid vacation time, paid sick time, optional credit union membership and 401(k) retirement plan with company contribution.

Apply by emailing your resume to: triegle@amglafayette.com/  OR FAX your resume to ATTN. T. Riegle at 337-269-6082.

Job Requirements

  •  Completion of an approved respiratory care program.
  • Current Louisiana Respiratory Therapist license in good standing.
  • Current ACLS certification and current BLS.
  • Minimum of three to five years of related work experience and leadership experience.
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
  • Basic computer knowledge.

Company Overview

AMG Specialty Hospital – Lafayette Park Place is an 18 Bed Long Term Acute Care hospital that specializes in the management of complex medical needs.  Our mission is to return patients to their optimal level of well-being in the least restrictive medical environment.

Our mission is to return patients to their optimal level of well-being in the least restrictive medical environment. We accomplish this through a multi-disciplined approach that includes aggressive clinical and therapeutic interventions, as well as family involvement. Our high staff to patient ratio ensures individualized attention. Our nurses, therapists, and physicians work with each patient to obtain the best possible outcomes.

Learn more about the quality care we provide by visiting our website at: www.amgparkplace.com/   .

AMG Specialty Hospital – Lafayette Park Place is an equal opportunity employer.