Registered Respiratory Therapist - Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth
Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX 76028
Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX
- Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
- Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
- Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.
- Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
- Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
- Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.
You Will Be Responsible For:
Provides for the delivery of respiratory care services through accurate interpretation of physicians orders, implementation of various modes of therapeutic and diagnostic cardiopulmonary procedures in accordance with established guidelines and standards.
Reviews physician orders for respiratory care services to assure proper patient identification, appropriateness, accuracy and safety of therapy.
Actively participates in the direction and selection of treatment modalities by communicating pertinent information to medical and nursing staff.
Responds to "Stat" and emergency calls within 5 minutes of time initiated.
Reviews patients chart at least once a shift to assess response to treatment and to assure progress toward therapeutic goals as evidenced by updating of treatment cards and thorough shift reports.
Utilizes organization and decision making in the establishment of priorities to coordinate and complete work assignments.
Documents on patient's chart and master all pertinent patient care information before end of shift.
Demonstrates ability to maintain standards of work performance with minimal supervision.
Accurately perceives goals of cardiopulmonary treatment regime and endeavors to maintain patient progress.
Investigates problems as presented and takes initiative in resolving both technical and non-technical problems.
Completes all record keeping, including filing and data entry, for patient charging each shift.
Calculates and administers proper dosage of medication.
Accurately assesses and describes breath sounds through use of stethoscope.
Performs routine therapeutic procedures i.e., arterial blood sampling and analysis humidity and aerosol therapy, updraft, CPT, IPPB and various critical care skills in accordance to scheduled guidelines established by physician order and state regulatory agencies.
Maintains instrumentation, work areas and departmental supplies and demonstrates knowledge of safety precautions to ensure efficient department operation.
Performs and documents quality control of blood gas lab each shift according to established guidelines as evidenced by Q.C. log.
Monitors and stocks departmental supplies on a regular basis to ensure adequate inventory.
Demonstrates job knowledge and skills in the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of all equipment.
Assures that work areas are organized and work surfaces are cleaned each shift.
Adheres to the departmental standards and procedures for equipment decontamination each shift.
Responsible for monthly department infection control report.
What You Will Need:
Two years of training from an AMA approved school of Respiratory Care.
Current Respiratory Care Practitioner Certification from the Texas Department of Health.
Assists in the treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system. Evaluates patients and assists physician in the treatment.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.