Registered Respiratory Therapist

Tulane Medical Center

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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Offering $15,000 Sign-on Bonus for experienced RRTs and $10,000 Sign-on Bonus for New Grads!

Do you have the career opportunities as a Respiratory Therapist you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Tulane Medical Center a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.


At Tulane Medical Center we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

    • Student Loan Repayment
    • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
    • Paid Personal Leave
    • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
    • Identity Theft Protection discounts
    • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
    • Adoption Assistance
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

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Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Respiratory Therapist where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued?  If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!


Respiratory therapy is best described as the assessment and treatment of patients with both acute and chronic dysfunction of the cardiopulmonary system. Today’s respiratory therapists have demanding responsibilities related to patient care and serve as vital members of the healthcare team.

Respiratory therapists must have a broad knowledge of the pathophysiology of the cardiopulmonary system and the complex procedures required to properly diagnose and treat patients, from the very young to the very old.

About this unit:
  • Teamwork is the core of how we operate
  • Engagement of Leadership – Everyone on the team is motivated and patient focused.
  • Dynamic Departmental Duties
The Staff Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) provides therapeutic, diagnostic, and emergency services in the critical and acute care setting related to care of the airway and cardiopulmonary system under physician direction.  Scope of service includes managing equipment, performing assessments, providing patient care, and educating the patient, family and staff.  Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Medical gas administration and aerosol therapy
  • Obtaining and analyzing blood specimens
  • Operating and maintaining various respiratory and cardiopulmonary equipment
  • Maintain artificial airways, provide mechanical ventilation and assist with CPR as needed
  • Provide patient education
  • Assess equipment function and monitor patient response to therapy


  • NBRC credentials and licensed
    by LSBME as a Registered Respiratory Therapist; current CPR/BCLS required,
    ACLS and PALS required within 1 year.   
  • Graduate of JCRCE accredited
    Registered Respiratory Therapist entry level program.
  • Minimum one year post graduate
    clinical experience preferred.
  • Must be able to successfully
    complete established competencies for the position within designated
    probationary period. 
  • Work Schedule:  Full-time – Day shift

With 235+ beds, Tulane Medical Center is an
acclaimed teaching, research and medical center serving the greater New Orleans
area. Tulane Medical Center has been named a World’s Best Hospital by Newsweek in its 2019 listing
of the top medical facilities across the globe. Of the 1,000 hospitals listed
in the report, Tulane Medical Center is one of just 250 “World’s Best
Hospitals” found in the United States and the only hospital in southern
Louisiana on the list.

At Tulane, our
mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the care
and improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usually think
about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment to them.
But we are also equally committed to our employees. You are part of an
organization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. The
degree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service is
highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job.

HCA Healthcare
has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere
since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for
the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated

If you are looking for an opportunity that
provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Respiratory
Therapist opening. We promptly review all 


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