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RRT/Registered Respiratory Therapist - Full Time Nights - 7p-7a - Fort Worth - New Grads Welcome To Apply

Company:
Texas Health Resources
Location:
Fort Worth, TX
Post Date:
November 17, 2021
Job Status:
Full-Time
Description:

$5000.00 Sign-On Bonus
Texas Health Fort Worth seeks to hire a Registered Respiratory Therapist to work Full Time Nights, in the Respiratory Care Department.
The address is 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Salary range is Min. $26.44/hr to Max. $38.61/hr - based on relevant experience
Work Schedule



  • Full Time; 36 Hours

  • 7:00 pm - 7:00 am; shifts include weeknights and holidays

  • New Graduates Welcome to Apply


Job Duties:
Patient Assessment/Plan of Care



  • 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.


Patient Treatment



  • 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.


Documentation



  • Documents verification of physician orders prior to delivery of care.

  • Documents aspects of each treatment session in accordance with departmental, JCAHO, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines.

  • Documents assessments of education needs, education provided, and patient understanding of education provided in accordance with departmental, JCAHO, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines.

  • Reports and documents unusual occurrences, on the job injuries, and medical device malfunctioning.

  • Enters patient charges and record procedures according to departmental guidelines.


Professional Accountability



  • Utilizes available resources (equipment, support personnel, educational resources) to maximize efficiency and productivity and meet departmental needs.

  • Participates in orientation and training of students and new employees.

  • Attends and/or leads hospital, department, and community educational in-services.

  • Represents department in a positive manner to hospital/system/community.

  • Completes assigned work within scheduled hours and offers assistance to others to ensure departmental work is accomplished.

  • Seeks assistance/supervision/consultation as needed and reports to supervisor any problems and/or solutions regarding delivery of patient care.

  • Demonstrates commitment to the maintenance of a clean, safe work environment that is compliant with departmental, hospital and regulatory agency requirements.

  • Works in partnership with peers, other disciplines, and departmental personnel.

  • Maintains continuity of patient care inter-shift and inter-hospital.

  • Adapts to changes in workload assignment.

  • Other duties as assigned.



Qualifications
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications



  • Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory Care Program is required

  • Other - CLIAFE - must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency

  • 1 year of Med/Surg or critical care experience is preferred

  • Previous experience a plus

  • New Graduates Welcome to Apply


Required Certifications/Licenses:



  • RCP - Respiratory Care Practitioner upon hire required and

  • RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist upon hire required and

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support upon hire required and


Preferred Certifications/Licenses:



  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support upon hire preferred

  • NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program upon hire preferred


Skills



  • Good verbal communications

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Computer experience


Why Texas Health Resources?
At Texas Health Fort Worth, we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 726-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community since 1930. Our location in Fort Worth provides convenient care to the residents of Fort Worth and the surrounding areas.
Texas Health Highlights



  • 2020 FORTUNE Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For®" (6 th year in a row)

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

  • Employees' Choice "Best Places to Work" by Glassdoor (2018 and 2019)



Primary Location: Fort Worth
Job: Allied Health
Organization: Texas Health Fort Worth 1301 Pennsylvania Ave TX 76104
Shift: Night Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Standard
Schedule: Full-time


Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/oz2GQ6HexRxwiEKTlElb


 


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Contact
Juan Leyva
Phone: [email protected]
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