Description – Overview
Part Time Position
Essential Job Functions
Assist with the clinical training of respiratory care students.
Orients new employees.
Performs charge duties and acts a lead/ senor Respiratory Therapist when necessary.
Sets up and maintains respiratory care equipment.
Develops, implements, and revised patent care plans based on thorough and accurate patient assessment.
Administers patient care to include oxygen, aerosol therapy, incentive spirometry, IPPB, Intrapulmonary Percussive Ventilation (IPV), airway care, aerosolized medication, percussion, postural drainage, pulse oximetry, and monitoring of patients on continuous ventilation.
Interprets physician orders.
Ensures prepackaged medications are the correct drug, dosage and dosage form.
Discusses orders for respiratory care with physicians, nurses, supervisors, and/or sectional clerical staff.
Documents pertinent patient care data in medical and sectional records.
Operates and modifies all respiratory care equipment as necessary.
Committee Participation is required to receive greater than "achieved" on performance evaluation.
Required: Associate's degree in Respiratory Care or equivalent from an accredited program.
Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Care or a related field from an accredited program
Preferred: One year of experience in Respiratory Care or a related field experience.
All of the following:
Current Certification by the Texas Department of Health as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
Registration (RRT) with the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC).
Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist (CPFT), Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist ( RPFT) and Neo Pedi Specialty Credentials from the NBRC
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
MD Anderson Cancer Center - 24 months ago
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