Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT Full Time Variable Hours

Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT Full Time Variable Hours job in ,

Shift: Variable
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Registered Respiratory Therapist/RRT: Full-Time/ Variable Hours
We are looking for a Registered Respiratory Therapist/RRT to join our Cadiopulmonary team in Albuquerque, NM

  This Full-Time job is located at   Lovelace Westside Hospital which provides care to Albuquerque’s Westside and Rio Rancho, including the area’s only inpatient pediatric unit, a kid-friendly emergency room and senior care emergency room services. Named a Pinwheel Champion by the Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care.

  The ideal candidate for this position is vascular access board certified with 3-5 years experience. 

     Registered Respiratory Therapist/RRT   Job Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinates the safe delivery, appropriate and effective respiratory treatment to critical and non-critical patients in accordance to current standards of practice, physician’s orders, staffing levels and organizational policies.

  •  Provides direct invasive and non-invasive cardiopulmonary exams and procedures.

  • Attends professional meetings and maintains credentials and/or licensure. 

  • Communicates and listens effectively with internal and external customers; effectively understands instructions and shares knowledge. 

  • Cooperates and interacts with leaders, peers, other departments and all customer groups demonstrating our commitment to service.

Registered Respiratory Therapist/RRT Education and Experience Job Requirements

  • Minimum: Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy Program. 
  • Desired: Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • Ability to work independently or with a team, while maintaining accuracy and consistency
  • Ability to work safely, calmly and efficiently under stressful conditions
  • Desired: One (1) year of related experience
  • Minimum: Current NM Respiratory Care License; BLS
  • Desired: AARC Membership; National Specialty Certification PALS, NRP, or ACLS may be required by facility/department.

 Why Lovelace?

  • “A” grade from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, 2017
  • Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work (2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2008)
  • Lovelace Bariatric accredited as a Level 1 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons
Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.


Department / Location

Cardio Pulmonary
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