Vighter LLC is in need of healthcare providers for Public Health Emergency Support in response to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
START DATE : < 2 weeks anticipated start date
WORK DURATION: Anywhere from 2-8 weeks, potential to extend based on the requests of the client .
Title: Respiratory Therapist (COVID-19)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides respiratory therapy services at the scope and level of a Respiratory Therapist to preserve the health of employees and client personnel.
Systematically assesses the urgent or emergent health needs of patients, analyzes data, and formulates a plan of care, with other members of the medical team, which is realistic in relation to the employee's capabilities and job requirements.
Conducting and monitoring prescribed therapeutic and diagnostic procedures
Maintaining artificial and natural airways
Performing pulmonary function testing
Performing hemodynamic monitoring and other physiologic monitoring
Recognizes and treats illnesses according to established operating instructions within the scope of regulations of state employment or practice.
Records and maintains patient information in accordance with standard protocols, and the Privacy Act.
Identifies and records the signs and symptoms of physical and mental conditions.
Thoroughly exercises skill in initiative, judgment, problem-solving and decision-making daily.
Makes independent judgments and prioritizes workload.
Pursues professional development activities and continuing education to ensure currency with present practices and trends in healthcare and specifically in the practice of emergency medical treatment.
Protects patients' privacy through confidentiality, infection control procedures, assuring consistent medication administration, and assuring proper storage and maintenance procedures for all equipment and supplies.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
2 years of related experience as a Respiratory Therapist.
Must demonstrate application of respiratory therapy principles and techniques to identify and evaluate respiratory conditions and disorders.
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, be organized and have excellent verbal and communication skills
Proficiency with computer and common office equipment, as well as with MS Office products required.
Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, organized, and demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
Location of services may at times be in remote, austere or challenging environments.
Must be able to perform duties in a stressful and high paced environment without physical limitations.
Ability to adapt to sudden changes and flexibility in work requirements to include potential shift changes based on operational needs and/or command priorities.
Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT)
Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care Specialist (NPS)
Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist (CPFT)
Adult Critical Care Specialty (ACCS)
Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time
May require bending, stooping and lifting as required for patient care and transport
We specialize in healthcare staffing, medical support services, and the application of technology in related fields. Whether clients require healthcare professionals to fill clinical vacancies throughout the US or highly customized special operations tactical medical support in austere environments abroad, Vighter is there to help.
Vighter was founded on the principles of agility, customer service, and dedication to mission success. We are highly responsive to client requests and excel in dynamic environments. Our customer service approach caters not only to clients, but is also focused internally to support all of our great employees working around the world. Vighter’s dedication to overcome obstacles and achieve mission success flows throughout the organization. We are committed to exceeding our client’s expectations whenever and wherever services are required.
Our streamlined procedures to recruit quality applicants and swiftly process them through our candidate pipeline are the results of a multi-year investment into continuous improvement. The incorporation of technology allows us to execute large-scale recruiting and hiring campaigns, which fills vacancies more efficiently than ever before. Certifications such as ISO 9001 and The Joint Commission’s Healthcare Staffing Services accreditation provide clients with significant reassurances that we maintain an unwavering commitment to quality.