Texas Health Resources Registered Respiratory Therapist Full-time Nights in Fort Worth, Texas

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth seeks to hire a Registered Respiratory Therapist to work Full time at (Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth).

The address is (1301 Pennsylvania Avenue Fort Worth, TX 76104)

Salary range is Min. $24.58/hr to Max. $36.92/hr – based on relevant experience

Work Schedule

• (36 hours weekly, Nights, 7pm-7am) rotating weekends

Job Description

Patient Assessment/Plan of Care

Obtains/verifies physician order for therapy and validate for appropriateness.

Reviews available medical records and obtain pertinent medical history from patient or family.

Evaluates each patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements.

Applies appropriate patient care interventions according to protocol guidelines and priority of care.

Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient assessment and individualizes care based on age specific needs.

Patient Treatment

Uses therapeutic treatment techniques appropriate to patient age and desire for treatment.

Performs treatment procedures that are within the scope of the professional license.

Performs/delegates technical procedures appropriately and safely.

Determine patient response to treatment and evaluate progress (reassessment).

Educates patient and family through instruction, demonstration, or appropriate handouts in treatment plan, safety issues, and home programs/self management.

Maintain bedside and ventilator alarms in audible position.

Maintains patient safety throughout treatment.

Communicates with physicians and other healthcare personnel as appropriate regarding patient care issues.

Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient treatment and individualizes care based on age specific needs.

Administers medication in a safe/correct manner, adhering to medication administration guidelines. Reports unsafe conditions and equipment in proper/timely manner.

Responds to emergency situations.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications

• Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory Care Program is required

• 1 year Med/Surg or critical care experience is preferred

RCP - Respiratory Care Practitioner upon hire required and

RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist upon hire required and

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support upon hire required and

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support upon hire preferred and

NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program upon hire preferred

Skills

Good verbal communications, good interpersonal skills, computer experience

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 700 + bed hospital located in the heart of Fort Worth, Texas. This full service medical center cares for the people in the surrounding area with top quality services and facilities, featuring a 64-bed Critical Care Tower, Level III Neonatal ICU and Level II Trauma Center. We are the proud Magnet status flagship facility of the Texas Health family with comprehensive Cardiac Care units, Interventional Cath Labs, Oncology and High Risk Labor and Delivery. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.