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Webster, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

 

Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.

We value your contributions. Our employee recognition programs encourage our teams to raise the bar. We are currently seeking a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) to join our family. Come be a part of the change!

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake – Webster, TX

Registered Respiratory Therapist- Cardiopulmonary


HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is a full-service hospital offering a 531 bed inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services. The campus includes Level II trauma capabilities, a Neuroscience Institute, The Heart & Vascular Hospital, a bariatrics program, the Breast Diagnostic Center, a wound care center, a level III Neonatal ICU, and the area’s only pediatric emergency department and pediatric ICU.

HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center.

Responsibilities:
  • To know and understand the objectives, policies and procedures of the hospital and Respiratory Care Department.
  • Verifies and signs all new orders for respiratory care.
  •  Assures that all physician orders coincide with current departmental policy.
  • Responsible for the recognition, interpretation, and recording of signs and symptoms of respiratory dysfunction and medication side effects, particularly those that require notification of a physician.
  • Responsible for the initiation and maintenance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other life-support procedures. Ensures adequate airway management and assist with intubation.
  • The prevention of contamination and of transfer of infection, through appropriate aseptic techniques.
  • Responsible for knowing the mechanics of ventilation and ventilator function.
  • Responsible for knowing the principles of airway maintenance, including endotracheal and tracheotomy care.
  • The effective and safe use of equipment for administering oxygen and other therapeutic gases and for providing humidification, nebulization, and medication.
  • To know and understand the principles of arterial blood gas analysis, acid-base balance and demonstrated competence in obtaining arterial blood gas samples.
  • To know and understand the methods that assist in the removal of secretions from the bronchial tree, such as hydration, breathing and coughing exercises,postural drainage, therapeutic percussion and vibration, and mechanical clearing of the airway through proper suctioning technique.

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1 year of current/recent experience working in a hospital setting required.
  • Registered by the National Board Respiratory Care. Current permanent license issued by the Texas Department of Health to practice Respiratory Care.
  • Current BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required.
  • Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the population of the patients served.

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HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake
Facility: HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake
Job ID: 01533-108409
Category: Therapy and Rehabilitation
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Nights (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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