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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Part-Time Days, Rotating Weekends

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Austin, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Part-time

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. The 378-bed multi-specialty, acute care facility is dedicated to the highest level of women’s health services, including maternity and newborn care with Level I, II and III nurseries at the adjacent St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas. The facility also features a 24-hour emergency department, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, the Bariatric Center, heart and vascular center, neurology and neurosurgery, a kidney transplant program, inpatient and outpatient surgery, and acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, among many others. St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is also home to St. David’s Children’s Hospital. In 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016, the hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.

  

Under the general supervision of the Respiratory Care Supervisor, provides respiratory care services to patients of all ages in accordance with accepted respiratory care practices and established departmental and hospital guidelines. Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prioritizes work appropriately and completes assignments in a timely fashion.

  • Completes all required documentation with special attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Demonstrates competency in proper airway care including, as applicable: airway suctioning, oral and nasal airway care, cuff  pressure monitoring, and extubation.

  • Demonstrates competency in the performance of routine patient assessment and in the ability to correctly recognize and interpret respiratory dysfunction. 

  • Performs quality control procedures, as required.                                    

  • Employee’s conduct must reflect the Company’s values and a commitment to the Code of Conduct ethics and compliance program.

  • Competency in new procedures is gained in a timely fashion as they are incorporated into the department’s practices.

  • Other duties as assigned, including periodic assignment as a shift’s Lead Therapist.

  • Employee’s conduct must reflect the Company’s values and a commitment to the Code of Conduct ethics and compliance program.

  • Employee reflects SDH Service Excellence standards in every interaction

Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Graduate of an American Medical Association accredited Respiratory Therapy program required

Previous clinical experience in Respiratory Care Services

Computer skills, patient charting and office applications

Clinical experience in neonatal respiratory care preferred

 

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES

Current licensure in Texas as a Respiratory Care Practitioner

Credentialed as an RRT by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

BLS certification / ACLS within 6 months of hire

NRP and PALS preferred

 

 

Facility: St. David's North Austin Medical Center
Job ID: 08224-63741
Category: Therapy and Rehabilitation
Contract: Part-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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