Aug 08, 2018

Respiratory Therapist

  • MyNexxtJob
  • Houston, Texas
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Houston , Texas , United States

Respiratory Therapist to provide treatment care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiency.
-Delivers and assesses responses to ordered therapy per plan of care including routine and intensive therapy and diagnostic procedures.
-Utilizes various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas equipment such as masks tents and incubators.
- Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs.
- Measures ventilator volumes pressures and blood gas analysis.
- Monitors records and communicates patient condition and general acceptance of treatment.
- Performs a variety of duties related to setting up operating cleaning sterilizing and storing respiratory therapy equipment.
- Responds to emergency team calls.
- Educates patients and family members and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
- Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
- Orients and mentors new staff members.
- Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Requirements
Minimum of one (1) year experience in a respiratory therapy department. Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist and obtain Respiratory Care Practitioner Certificate in accordance with the Texas Department of Health TX State RRT license. BLS health care provider. ACLS preferred. Graduate of Respiratory Care program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). Frequent standing bending reaching squatting kneeling and moving equipment.

Requirements: critical thinking skills decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions in volatile situations. excellent benefits and relocation assistance and great place to work.

• EDUCATION: Minimum 2 year AMA from approved program for Respiratory Therapist.

• JOB DURATION: This job is full time

• COMPENSATION RANGE: 0/yr

Occupations

Healthcare - Respiratory Therapist

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