If you are seeking the perfect balance between a challenging career and a fulfilling personal life, consider the opportunity we're offering at North Hills Hospital, located in North Richland Hills, Texas. Celebrating 50 years of leading-edge medicine, we offer full-service medical and surgical care. You will find respect for your talent and ample room to grow as part of our team.
The Respiratory Therapist provides treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies. The tasks and responsibilities include:
Delivers and assesses responses to ordered therapy per plan of care including routine and intensive therapy and diagnostic procedures.
Utilizes various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas equipment such as masks, tents and incubators.
Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs.
Measures ventilatory volumes, pressures and blood gas analysis.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition and general acceptance of treatment.
Performs a variety of duties related to setting up, operating, cleaning, sterilizing, and storing respiratory therapy equipment.
Responds to emergency team calls.
Educates patients and family members and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
Minimum Position Requirements:
Texas licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
1-3 years of recent RRT experience
BLS health care provider, ACLS preferred
Graduate of an accredited school of Professional Respiratory Therapy.
HCA Inc - 17 months ago