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Company:
Texas Health Resources
Location:
Denton, TX 76201
Post Date:
December 04, 2019
Description:

Texas Health Denton seeks to hire a Registered Respiratory Therapist
The address is 3000 North I-35 Denton, TX 76201
Salary: Min. $25.40/hr to Max. $37.86/hr – based on relevant experience



Work Schedule:



  • Full Time 36 hours per week, 7pm-7am; Rotating weekends


As a Registered Respiratory Therapist with Texas Health Denton you will assess and treat patients with both acute and chronic dysfunctions of the cardiopulmonary system.



The essential duties of this position are:



  • Obtains/verifies physician order for therapy and validate for appropriateness.

  • Reviews available medical records and obtain pertinent medical history from patient or family.

  • Evaluates each patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements.

  • Applies appropriate patient care interventions according to protocol guidelines and priority of care.

  • Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient assessment and individualizes care based on age specific needs.

  • Uses therapeutic treatment techniques appropriate to patient age and desire for treatment.

  • Performs treatment procedures that are within the scope of the professional license.

  • Performs/delegates technical procedures appropriately and safely.

  • Determine patient response to treatment and evaluate progress (reassessment).

  • Educates patient and family through instruction, demonstration, or appropriate handouts in treatment plan, safety issues, and home programs/self-management.

  • Maintain bedside and ventilator alarms in audible position.

  • Maintains patient safety throughout treatment.

  • Communicates with physicians and other healthcare personnel as appropriate regarding patient care issues.

  • Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient treatment and individualizes care based on age specific needs.

  • Administers medication in a safe/correct manner, adhering to medication administration guidelines.

  • Reports unsafe conditions and equipment in proper/timely manner.

  • Responds to emergency situations.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:



  • Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory Care Program is required

  • 1 year of Med/Surg or Critical Care experience preferred

  • NICU or ICU experience preferred

  • RCP - Respiratory Care Practitioner required upon hire

  • RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist required upon hire

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support required upon hire

  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support preferred upon hire

  • NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program preferred upon hire



Skills:



  • Good verbal communications, interpersonal skills, and computer experience.



Why Texas Health Resources?



Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women's services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.



Texas Health Highlights



  • 2018 FORTUNE Magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (4th year in a row)

  • 2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare (4th year in a row)

  • 2018 Employees' Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor

Contact
Somate Hayes
Phone: (214) 345-4359
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