Certified Respiratory Therapist

Requisition ID
2020-132426
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Hours Per Pay Period
72
Facility
CHI St. Luke's Health College Station Hospital
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
FT - Days
Work Schedule
12 Hour
Location
TX-COLLEGE STATION

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY
• Performs all aspects of respiratory care to patients of all age groups under the direction of a qualified physician to ensure excellent quality care to all customers.

ACCOUNTABILITIES
• ESSENTIAL
1. Verifies physician orders to carry out all aspects of respiratory care, and documents all respiratory activity, to ensure excellent quality care to all customers.
2. Cleans and assembles equipment, and ensures supply stock levels to meet patient care commitments.
3. Educates and instructs patient, patient's family, and team members on therapeutic and diagnostic procedures to ensure excellent communication to all customers.
4. Possesses life saving skills for all age groups, while maintaining health care provider certification, to provide quality care to patients.
5. Collaborates with team members to enhance and promote a team effort to provide timely and effective patient care.
6. Fulfills continuing education requirements and maintains current licensure to maintain required qualifications.
7. Exhibits an understanding of St. Joseph Health System's philosophy and treats people of different ethnic, spiritual, moral, and cultural beliefs fairly and with dignity, to ensure alignment with the organization's mission and values.
8. Demonstrates the ability to understand and follow all safety policies and procedures to maintain a safe environment for all customers.
9. Responsible for all Respiratory and other assigned processes specific to St. Joseph College Station Emergency Room.
• OTHER
0. Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s needs.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS
• Education
o Required: Associate Degree
o Preferred: Bachelor's Degree
• Major
o Required: Respiratory Care
o Preferred: N/A
• Experience
o Required: One to two years
o Preferred: Two to three years
• Skills
o Required: Competent in all age specific skills
o Preferred: N/A
• Licensure/Certifications
o Required: Texas RCP license. BLS card. NBRT CRT
o Preferred: N/A

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