Texas Health Resources Registered Respiratory Therapist Arlington Memorial Heart Hospital PRN Days in Arlington, Texas

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Heart Hospital seeks to hire a Registered Respiratory Therapist to work PRN at (Texas Health Arlington Memorial Heart Hospital).

The address is (800 West Randol Mill Road Arlington, TX 76012)

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

Work Schedule

• (PRN- as needed, Days, 7am-7pm) 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 Arlington Memorial Hospital, a 369-bed acute-care, full-service medical center has been serving Arlington and the surrounding communities since 1958. Hospital services include comprehensive cardiac care, women’s services, neurosciences, cancer services, orthopedics, emergency services and an advanced imaging center. Texas Health Arlington Memorial has over 1,600 employees, 250 volunteers and 630 physicians on its medical staff. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence. For more information, visit TexasHealth.org/Arlington.

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

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