Seasonal Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT in Austin, Texas, United States
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St. David's Medical Center

Seasonal Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT

Austin, TX, United States
Temporary • Nights > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Therapy and Rehabilitation   Job ID: 50478
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Description

Seasonal Respiratory Therapist

One Year of Respiratory Acute Care Experience Required

Start Date Must Be Before January 31, 2022

Seasonal Pay Rate: $80.00 per hour + applicable shift differentials

Seasonal Program Commitment: Seasonal employees are required to work a minimum of 72 hours per pay period including every other weekend

Introduction

Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT Temp? At St. David's Medical Center, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT Temp like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) you will perform the critical care and diagnostic procedures utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiopulmonary diseases on patients of all ages. As a member of the patient focused care team you will be responsible for performing basic respiratory equipment maintenance, quality control measures and other administrative or technical tasks.

  • You will be responsible for setting up and operating various types of respiratory care equipment
  • You will be perform a range of technical procedures related to cardiopulmonary hemodynamics
  • You will demonstrate competency in proper airway care
  • You will be able to assess patients appropriately, interpret results accurately, and suggest alternative respiratory treatment
  • You will exhibit competency in the performance of routine patient assessment and in the ability to correctly recognize and interpret respiratory dysfunction
  • You will function as a respiratory care protocol assessor by delivering therapy and reassessing patients in a timely manner and maintaining proper and accurate documentation
  • You will communicate regularly with physicians and nurses about patient care plans and updates

Experience

  • Acute Care Hospital experience preferred

Education

  • Graduate of an American Medical Association accredited Respiratory Therapy program

Licenses and Certifications

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  • Current Texas Respiratory Care Practitioner license
  • Current certification as Basic Life Support (BLS) provider
  • Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification required for NICU RRT Staff
  • Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required for ICU RRT staff

St. David’s Medical Center is a full-service hospital located in central Austin, Texas. This 300+ bed facility features a 24-hour emergency department, the region’s largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and the internationally-renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The full scope of services provided at St. David’s Medical Center includes cancer care, heart and vascular care, imaging services, joint replacement and orthopedics, women’s services, complex surgical services, and a Bariatric Surgery Center. The facility is home to a 60+ bed rehabilitation hospital providing both inpatient and outpatient comprehensive care.

St. David’s Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT Temp opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

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.

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Therapy and Rehabilitation
Temporary • Nights > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccination) by December 6, 2021, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption. 

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