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Respiratory Therapist / RRT

Company: Medical City Lewisville
Location: Lewisville
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Job Description:

Description

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


Respiratory Therapist
Medical City Lewisville
Up to a $7,500.00 Sign On Bonus may be available!
7p - 7a
 
Position Summary:
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 activities.
  • 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 resulting complications.
  • Performs respiratory assessments.
  • Administers respiratory treatments.
  • Set up and manage ventilators.
  • Administer medications.
  • Obtain arterial blood gas, sampling and analyzing.
  • Perform electrocardiograms.
  • Provide patient/family education.
  • Document interventions.
  • 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
 

Qualifications

License/Certification/Registration:   
  • Texas licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
  • Current BLS American Heart Association (AHA) certification (BLS prior to first day in clinical staffing)
  • Current ACLS American Heart Association (AHA), PALS American Heart Association (AHA), and 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)
 
Education: 
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Professional Respiratory Therapy.
 
Experience: 
  • 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.
 
Special Qualifications: 
  • 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 à 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 adoption assistance.
 
About Medical City Lewisville:
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 compassionate setting.
 
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 caring! 
 
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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Keywords: Medical City Lewisville, Lewisville , Respiratory Therapist / RRT, Other , Lewisville, Texas

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