Respiratory Therapist

Nellis AFB, Nevada
Sep 17, 2023
Oct 17, 2023
Full Time

ERP International is seeking a full time Respiratory Therapist (Certified or Registered) in support of the Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center, Nellis AFB, NV. Apply online today and discover more about this outstanding employment opportunity.

Be the Best! Join our team of exceptional health care professionals across the nation. Come discover the immense pride and job satisfaction ERP Employees experience in providing care for our Military Members, their Families and Retired Military Veterans! ERP International is honored to have been named one of The Washington Post's 2023 Top Workplaces!

* Excellent Compensation & Exceptional Comprehensive Benefits!
* Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Plus 11 Paid Federal Holidays!

* Medical/Dental/Vision, STD/LTD/Life and Health Savings Account available!
* Annual CME Stipend and License/Certification Reimbursement!

* Matching 401K!

About ERP International, LLC: ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40 states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide. ERP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability and Veteran.


Work Schedule:
Sunday - Saturday, - 10 or 12 hour shifts, days and nights

Including rotating holidays and weekends

Job Specific Details and Tasks: The duties for the HCW include but are not limited to the following:

• 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 bronchoprovocation and exercising 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 patent airway. Ensures bronchial hygiene through incentive spirometry and specialized breathing instructions.
• Prepares and instructs patients to use equipment or perform procedures.
• Checks patient and equipment, and changes, maintains, and calibrates equipment as necessary.
• Monitors data display on physiological equipment, and obtains records vital signs.
• Assesses and documents patient status.
• Adheres to infection control and universal precautions procedures, including disposition of contaminated materials.
• Performs pulmonary laboratory administrative, maintenance, and support functions.
• Precepts Respiratory Therapy students.
• Trains other Respiratory Therapists as necessary.
• Ensures a safe work environment and employee safe work habits.
• Provide patients with the utmost care and attention. All patients shall be assured of their privacy and personal dignity.
• Prepare all documentation to meet or exceed established standards of the MTF, to include, but not limited to, timeliness, accuracy, content and signature. Only MTF and Air Force-approved abbreviations shall be used for documentation of the patient health record. Abbreviations shall be used for documentation of the patient health record.

* Places holter (MCOT, Zios, Biotel) monitors on inpatient population


Minimum Qualifications:

* Education:Completion of an accredited Co-ARC-accredited Registered Therapy (RT) program.

* Experience: 1) Must have a minimum of two (2) years professional Respiratory Therapy experience. 2) Must have worked full time or part time (greater than 20hrs/week) as a professional Respiratory Therapist for at least 12 months in the last 24 months.

* Clinical Certification/Registration: 1) Minimum Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT). 2) In addition, have and/or actively pursuing a Registered Respiratory Therapy (RRT) (to be obtained within 24 months of hire).

* Life Support Certification: Current AHA or ARC BLS and ACLS Certifications.

* Security: Must possess ability to pass a Government background check/security clearance.