Respiratory Therapist

Location: WK Medical Center
Department: Respiratory Therapy - Respiratory-Oxygen & Treatment
Classification: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 PM-7:00 AM
Date Posted: 9/19/2019
Description: As the largest health care provider in North Louisiana, Willis-Knighton Health System offers a multitude of experiences for the respiratory therapist.  In addition to general floor care, our respiratory therapists treat patients in settings such as the Emergency Department, CCU, ICU, Bronchoscopy Lab, PACU, Pulmonary Function Lab, NICU (Level III), PICU, Hyperbaric Medicine Unit and Pulmonary Rehab. RRTs with at least one year of CCU experience will be given consideration for training and participation on our ECMO team. Respiratory Therapists trained for NICU  are also members of the ground and air transport call team.   In the ICU areas, our staff members participate on multi-disciplinary rounding teams. Your orientation will consist of 4 weeks with a preceptor. During that period you will spend time on each of our 4 campuses in the Shreveport/Bossier area.  To find out more about Willis-Knighton Health System visit our website at wkhs.com.  We welcome  experienced therapists and new graduates.  Licensure from the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners is required for employment.

Willis-Knighton is an equal opportunity employer and thus, manages its employment and employee relations policies, practices and benefits without regard to age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status where otherwise qualified.