Registered Respiratory Therapist / RRT PRN
Company: Medical City Lewisville
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Description SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Medical City Lewisville
The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for performing respiratory
care assessments, performing and planning interventions, and
evaluating outcomes of care.- Duties and responsibilities include,
but are not limited to, direct patient care, patient/family
education, and provision and supervision of therapeutic
treatments.- In addition, the Respiratory Therapist provides
clinical management, control and diagnostic evaluation consistent
with the prescribed treatment plan and the policies and procedures
of the Department of Cardio-Respiratory Services.- The Respiratory
Therapist performs care consistent with the age specific and
developmental needs of patients.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:--
Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement
Perform special assignments as needed/requested.
Serves as a clinical resource to department staff, students,
volunteers and other departments, and contributes to the teamwork
essential to ensuring quality patient care.
Takes appropriate measures to ensure safety of patients.
Attend staff meetings and in-services.
Transport patients safely.
Provide care of patients with a variety of medical diagnosis and
Performs respiratory assessments.
Administers respiratory treatments.
Set up and manage ventilators.
Obtain arterial blood gas, sampling and analyzing.
Provide patient/family education.
Evaluates outcomes of care.
Monitor patient status and response to therapy.
Maintains a clean work environment and department
Remove equipment after use and make ready for next use
Functions as Team Lead, when needed
Texas licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP)
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart
Association (AHA) certification
Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) through the
American Heart Association (AHA), Pediatric Advanced Life Support
(PALS) through the American Heart Association (AHA) and Neonatal
Resuscitation Program (NRP); (ACLS, NRP, and PALS within 6 months
of hire date or Job Description change date which ever is later,
NRP only needed if working in NICU).
Graduate of an accredited school of Professional Respiratory
Demonstrated experience in related clinical area or demonstrated
ability to acquire new skills.
Clinically proficient in respiratory care, demonstrating knowledge
of the developmental needs of neonate/infant, pediatric,
adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
NICU experience, adult critical care, intubation and arterial line
insertion experience desired.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Computer and keyboarding skills.-
Ability to work with others to ensure quality patient care.
Strong problem solving skills.
Continuous focus on excellence in work environment.
At Medical City, you have options. You can choose from a variety of
benefits to create a plan just for you. You can enroll in several
different medical plans, if eligible, which includes vision and
dental. You can even select additional - la carte benefits to meet
all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP),
401k (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of
service), flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs,
participate in our tuition reimbursement/assistance and student
loan repayment programs, paid personal leave, identity theft
protection discounts; auto, home, and life insurance options, and
About Medical City Lewisville:
is focused on providing high-quality care to our community. We are
dedicated to providing family-centered care with our experienced,
multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals,
state-of-the-art technology, and compassionate environment.
Built in 1976, Medical City Lewisville is a full-service medical
and surgical facility offering 24-hour emergency services. We are
licensed for 186 patient beds. Excellent customer service and
patient safety are our top priorities. We are proud that more than
360 physicians and over 800 healthcare associates have chosen to
make Medical City Lewisville their professional home. Our
supportive environment, advanced technologies, and innovative
medicines allow them to best treat you - our treasured patients -
with the highest quality health care in a comfortable and
Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately.
Highly qualified candidates will be contacted promptly for
interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our
company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion,
color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital
status, veteran status, or disability status.
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