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Frontline National Published: September 9, 2019
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Job Type
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Description

Frontline National is currently seeking Respiratory Therapists for full time opportunities at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, NV.  Please apply online or contact a recruiter directly at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale.

Frontline National is also proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Job Duties including but not limited to:

  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Completion of the following:

  • Completion of an accredited Co-ARC-accredited Registered Therapy (RT) program.

Experience:

  • The technician must have a minimum of two years professional Respiratory Therapy experience.
  • The technician 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.

Security:

  • National Background Investigation
  • Must be US Citizen
  • Reliable transportation to and from work site

License/Certification and Training:

  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT). In addition, have and/or actively pursuing a Registered Respiratory Therapy (RRT) (to be obtained within 24 months of hire).

Schedule:

  • Monday - Friday, 6:45 AM – 6:45 PM, or 6:45 PM – 6:45 AM including Federal Holidays or weekends. May be subject to change as 24 hour operations take place.
  • 40 hours work week, which would be derived from three 12 hours shifts plus 4 hours per week, four 10 hour shifts, or panama style 12 hour variant shifts (3 on 2 off, 2 on 3 off) whichever the schedule demands, and is subject to change as 24 hour operations take place.
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