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Registered Respiratory Therapist / Nights / Full time

Company: Methodist Health System
Location: Mansfield
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Hours of Work :7p-7aDays Of Week :Work Shift :12X3 Night (United States of America)Job Description :Your Job:The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is responsible for a variety of therapeutic and diagnostic procedures including ABG, PFTs, and various forms of ventilator support, oxygen and aerosol therapy, bronchial hygiene therapy and airway maintenance. You will be expected to be proficient with the respiratory assessment and respiratory treatment of both adults and neonates. These procedures are performed under the indirect supervision of the departments medical director, according to departmental policies and procedures. The RRT must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, understanding and ability to care for patients of all age groups; and be sensitive to the diverse and unique needs of patients based on age, sex, race and culture.Your Job Requirements: Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care Program Current Basic Life Support certification required Current Advanced Cardio Life Support certification required NRP, Pediatric Advanced Life Support must obtain within 1 year of hire Currently licensed in good standing as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by Texas Medical Board Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care At least 6 months respiratory care experience.Your Job Responsibilities: Performs respiratory therapeutics to include oxygen administration and weaning, aerosol and humidity therapy, IPPB, Incentive Spirometry, airway maintenance, bronchial hygiene, chest physiotherapy, CPR and mechanical ventilation. Performs and reports prescribed cardiopulmonary diagnostic procedures to include arterial blood gas analysis, pulse oximetry, pulmonary function studies, and electrocardiograms. Prepares a treatment evaluation to include a bedside respiratory physical assessment, patient interview and a review of patients medical record. Perform appropriate actions using critical thinking skills. Must be able to interpret the CXR, ABG, and PFTs when reviewing patient data. Assembles, checks, operates and troubleshoots all cardiopulmonary equipment such as artificial airways, ventilators, oxygen analyzers, oxygen delivery devices and blood gas analyzers. Participates in tasks related to infection control, safety and quality assurance. Performs required cleaning and maintenance of all cardiopulmonary equipment and work areas. Utilizes appropriate customer scripting as evidenced by observation and improved patient satisfaction. Perform other job duties as requiredMethodist Mansfield Medical Center is a 262-bed, full-service, acute care hospital serving Tarrant, Johnson, and Ellis counties in North Texas. We are an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and Advanced Primary Heart Attack Center certified by The Joint Commission. We also were the first in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to receive the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses PRISM Award for exemplary practice of medical-surgical units. We strive to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve and welcomes the skills and talents of all individuals. Our reputation as an award-winning employer shows in the honors weve earned:Magnet-designated hospital150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare by Beckers Hospital Review, 2023Top 10 Military Friendly Employer, Gold Designation, 2023Top 10 Military Spouse Friendly Employer, 2023Level III Neonatal Intensive Care UnitLevel III Maternal Facility for perinatal careLevel III Trauma Centerby Jobble

Keywords: Methodist Health System, Mansfield , Registered Respiratory Therapist / Nights / Full time, Healthcare , Mansfield, Texas

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