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LCMC Health Reg. Respiratory Therapist - LCMC New Orleans East Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana

"One of The Best Hospitals to Work For in New Orleans" - NRC 2018, 2019, and 2020 Employee Engagement Surveys.

New Orleans East Hospital (NOEH) is a 60-bed acute care facility and we are growing quickly as part of the LCMC Healthcare system. NOEH services include emergency services, preventive diagnostics, surgical care, cardiology, rehabilitation, imaging, orthopedics, stroke care and more. NOEH also has on-site outpatient physician clinics ( and a Diabetes Center ( for the convenience of our patients and staff. Our culture is "True New Orleans" as our CEO ( was born and raised in our great city.

The hospital has easy access to I-10 and offers plenty of FREE parking. Our full-time employee benefits include up to 176 hours of Paid Time Off each year, FREE Life Insurance, FREE Long-term and short-term disability coverage, and 100% employer match on the first 4% of employee contributions to our 403(b) Retirement Plan.

NOTE: The below job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. LCMC/NOEH reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.

Job Summary: The purpose of this job is to evaluate, treat and care for patients with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders, under the direction of a physician. Determines: the site for arterial puncture or cannulation; the selection of artificial airway types and sizes; initial ventilatory settings for mechanical ventilation; ventilator changes based on established parameters; and, patient assignments to staff based on skills inventory. Minimum Requirements:

  • Six months clinical experience is required.

  • Associated of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy or the equivalent as required by the NBRC.

  • Advance Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support/CPR, State Lic. Resp. Therapist

    Preferred/ Desired:

  • Registered Resp. Therapist

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