Registered Respiratory Therapist
Company: Adventist Health System
Posted on: June 11, 2021
- Potential Sign On Bonuses and Relocation Assistance*
Registered Respiratory Therapist - Texas Health Mansfield-
operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and
Location: 2300 Lone Star Road; Mansfield, TX
Top Reasons to Work at Texas Health Mansfield; Mansfield, TX
- Join a family of caregivers focused on whole-person health and
committed to making communities healthier.
- Provide wholistic care for patients that extends to the
spiritual level by praying with patients and families. Chaplains
are available to meet with patients, families and team members 24
hours a day, 7 days a week to provide spiritual support.
- Help develop a brand new $150 million community hospital and
medical office building that will provide services such as
Medical/Surgical, ICU, Women's Services, General Surgery,
Orthopedics, Interventional Cardiology and Gastroenterology.
- Grow in your career with AdventHealth, named in 2018 by
Becker's Hospital Review as one of the "150 Top Places to Work in
Healthcare". AdventHealth has partnered with Texas Health
Resources, named in 2019 as one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to
Work For, to build Texas Health Mansfield, which is creating new
opportunities for employment and professional growth.
- Thrive in the Mansfield community, ranked by CNN/Money Magazine
as #17 for "Best Places to Live". Mansfield is one of the fastest
growing areas of North Texas, projected to reach more than 250,000
residents by 2023. Future job growth over the next ten years is
predicted to be 41%, higher than the national average of 33.5%.
Mansfield has top-rated schools, over 900 acres of parkland,
quality housing, a historic downtown area, recreational
opportunities for all ages, and a growing business community.
We have Full Time Overnights and PRN Day openings.
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
Reviews physician orders for respiratory care services to assure
proper patient identification, appropriateness, accuracy and safety
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
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
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
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
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.
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
What You Will Need:
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.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with
federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and
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