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Respiratory Care Practitioner PRN

Company: Methodist Hospital Northeast
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: PRNSCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem Do you have a passion forhealthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced,patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Respiratory Therapydepartment. Submit your application today! Benefits: We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity. What you will do in this role:The Respiratory Care Practitionerassesses, treats, and cares for patients with pulmonary disorders. The Respiratory Care Practitioner is responsible for the clinical administration of all therapeutic and diagnostic respiratory care modalities offered by the department. Essential Job Functions: 1. Operates and sets up devices such as: mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration, aerosol generators, and disposable respiratory care products. 2. Provides emergency care, including: artificial ventilation, external cardiac massage, and assists staff with cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 3. Collects and analyzes arterial blood gases and is able to recognize normal, abnormal, and critical values. If critical values are recognized, the Respiratory Care Practitioner is able to provide appropriate corrective intervention. 4. Follows physician orders for treatment and evaluates requirements for treatment, such as: treatment type, mode and duration of therapy, universal precautions, and medication dosage. 5. Monitors patients response to therapy by evaluation of vital signs, arterial blood gases, auscultation of breath sounds, pulse oximetry and end-tidal CO2 measurement. 6. Consults with physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals for changes in patients status. The Respiratory Care Practitioner works as part of a team to manage the patients plan of care.Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: Graduate of a Respiratory Therapy Program (Required) LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Required: Respiratory Care Practitioner license with the Texas Medical Board. Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC).Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications required within 90 days of employment.Preferred: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and or Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) must be obtained within 90 days of employment if required by the department. NortheastMethodist HospitalNortheast Methodist Hospital has played a major role in thephenomenal economic growth experienced in northeast Bexar County. It islicensed for 179 beds and has been nationally recognized by Leapfrogs HospitalSafety Grade A. We offer a full array of services including 24/7 emergencycare, open heart surgery, cardiac catheterizations, inpatient rehabilitation,orthopedic surgery, cancer care, intensive care and inpatient and outpatientsurgeries and procedures. Northeast Methodist Hospital is an accredited Chest PainCenter and is a Certified Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. We arerecognized as an Accredited Heart Failure Center by the Healthcare Colloquiumand as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission. Ourhospital has received the Mission: Lifeline Bronze Receiving QualityAchievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measuresoutlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients whosuffer severe heart attacks and the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. Formore information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.comand select Northeast Methodist Hospital under Locations. Be a part of an organization thatinvests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidateswill be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit yourapplication today and help us raise the bar in patient care! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Notice Our Companys recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clickinghere.For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.by Jobble

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