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Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - PRN

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - PRN

Job Description

Position Summary:
Administers respiratory care to patients as ordered by the attending physician. Conducts diagnostic procedures to evaluate the need for, and response to, therapy.

Job Requirements

Knowledge & Skills:Respects and maintains the confidentiality of patient related information. Uses a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic modalities in the treatment of cardiopulmonary diseases and conditions including oxygen and other specialty gases, aerosolized drugs, chest physiotherapy, resuscitators, and aspirators. Capable of monitoring and treating patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric. Works closely with physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals; other contacts include visitors, vendors, and staff from other area hospitals. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA’s and St. David’s “Patients First” safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures. Ability to read and write in English. Ability to write accurate and concise clinical documents. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the department and with department customers. Education:Required: Sufficient college credits to qualify for registry exam or Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory Therapist program  Experience:Preferred: Acute Care Hospital experience Credentials:Required: Registered Respiratory Therapist credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC); Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the State of Texas
Preferred:  BLS, ACLS and/or NRP

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Per Diem
Job Type Nurse, Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 00196-32208
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Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - PRN


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