CHRISTUS Health
Certified Respiratory Therapist - Sulphur Springs - PRN
At a glance
Location: US-TX-Sulphur Springs Map
Posted: 01/18/2020
Closing: 02/17/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
CHRISTUS Health
Job description
Description
This position is PRN: as needed (no set shift/schedule).   Assists Respiratory Therapist in providing respiratory therapy to patients as ordered by physicians, according to established standards and practices. Performs a variety of duties relative to setting up, operating, cleaning, sterilizing, and storing respiratory therapy equipment. Operates sterilizers and aeration chambers. Performs cold sterilization methods as required. Changes nebulizers and humidifiers on nursing wards and resets oxygen flow as prescribed by physician. Provides for proper cleaning and sterilization of all respiratory therapy equipment to ensure safe patient care.

Requirements
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner/StateOf Texas Dept. of Health licensure or new graduate [RRT(E)] of accredited Respiratory Care Program with Temporary RCP License;
  • Basic Life Support
  • Successful completion of an Accredited Respiratory Care Program
  • Completion of all clinicals Associated with an accredited Respiratory Care Program
  • Patient assessment skills
  • Completion of all clinicals involving general floor care, Critical Care, and Neonatal/Pediatric areas
  • Basic computer skills with the ability to learn the hospital TDS system for chart/charging purposes
  • Invasive & non-invasive ventilators, oxygen delivery systems, blood gas analysis, delivery of respiratory
  • Pharmacological agents
Certified Respiratory Therapist - Sulphur Springs - PRN