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RRT, Registered Respiratory Therapist - Longview - PRN

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Longview
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDescriptionSummary:Responsible for the pulmonary care of critical, non-critical, and chronically ill adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients under the direction of a physician with minimal supervision. Performs patient assessments and institutes respiratory care plans. Performs various technical and diagnostic respiratory therapy procedures in all areas of the hospital.Responsibilities:

  • Meets expectations of the applicable OneCHRISTUS Competencies: Leader of Self, Leader of Others, or Leader of Leaders.
  • Include, but are not limited to: Emergency (Code Blue and White) response; Airway management including nasotracheal & endotracheal suctioning; Delivery of aerosolized drugs; Ventilator management (i.e. setup and operation);
  • Oral hygiene; Airway retaining device placement and maintenance; Airway support device management including BiPAP and CPAP devices; Oxygen delivery devices and therapeutic monitoring; Chest film analysis; Bloodgas collection and analysis; EKG analysis; Accurate and complete documentation; Cleaning and stocking of equipment and supplies as necessary; Participate in CAP and JC surveys
  • RRTs may function as Shift Leader or serve in the capacity of Team Leader
  • Advanced practice skills may include: Therapeutic gas management and monitoring, including INO and HeO2; Pulmonary Function Testing; Bronchoscopy assist; Hemodynamic Monitoring; Waveform analysis; Nocturnal SpO2 evaluation (Desaturation Studies); Polysomnography; Transport dutiesRequirements:Education/Skills
    • See licensure and/or certification requirementsExperience
      • 1 - 3 years of experience preferredLicenses, Registrations, or Certifications
        • RT or RCP License in state of employment required
        • BLS required
        • RRT thru the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) requiredWork Type:Per Diem As Needed

          EEO is the law - click below for more information: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdfWe endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at (844) 257-6925.

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Longview , RRT, Registered Respiratory Therapist - Longview - PRN, Healthcare , Longview, Texas

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