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Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN 3rd shift in Burleson, TX at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Respiratory Services
  • Travel
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Texas Health Huguley FWS

Job Description

Work Schedule
PRN as needed for 3rd shift (Overnight)
Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South
Operated as a joint venture between Texas Health Resources and Adventist Health System, we believe that total health is achieved through a balance of physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being. With each patient’s unique circumstances in mind, our multi-disciplinary care teams provide a vast array of services, combining state-of-the-art technology with a personal commitment to creating an exceptional patient experience.
Our team members also enjoy outstanding care in the form of comprehensive health benefits, a friendly, faith-based work environment, and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. In addition to earning the Gallup Great Workplace Award six years in a row, we were also recognized as one of “150 Great Places to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review.
Our 224-bed hospital includes a medical ICU, cardiovascular ICU, PCU, open heart surgery center and behavioral health. In addition, we have accredited programs in orthopedics, chest pain, and inpatient diabetes, plus an award-winning emergency department.
  • Provides for the delivery of respiratory care services through accurate interpretation of physicians orders, implementation of various modes of therapeutic and diagnostic cardiopulmonary procedures in accordance with established guidelines and standards.
  • Reviews physician orders for respiratory care services to assure proper patient identification, appropriateness, accuracy and safety of therapy.
  • Actively participates in the direction and selection of treatment modalities by communicating pertinent information to medical and nursing staff.
  • Responds to "Stat" and emergency calls within 5 minutes of time initiated.
  • Reviews patients chart at least once a shift to assess response to treatment and to assure progress toward therapeutic goals as evidenced by updating of treatment cards and thorough shift reports.
  • Utilizes organization and decision making in the establishment of priorities to coordinate and complete work assignments.
  • Documents on patient's chart and master all pertinent patient care information before end of shift.
  • Demonstrates ability to maintain standards of work performance with minimal supervision.
  • Accurately perceives goals of cardiopulmonary treatment regime and endeavors to maintain patient progress.
  • Investigates problems as presented and takes initiative in resolving both technical and non-technical problems.
  • Completes all record keeping, including filing and data entry, for patient charging each shift.
  • Calculates and administers proper dosage of medication.
  • Accurately assesses and describes breath sounds through use of stethoscope.
  • Performs routine therapeutic procedures i.e., arterial blood sampling and analysis humidity and aerosol therapy, updraft, CPT, IPPB and various critical care skills in accordance to scheduled guidelines established by physician order and state regulatory agencies.
  • Maintains instrumentation, work areas and departmental supplies and demonstrates knowledge of safety precautions to ensure efficient department operation.
  • Performs and documents quality control of blood gas lab each shift according to established guidelines as evidenced by Q.C. log.
  • Monitors and stocks departmental supplies on a regular basis to ensure adequate inventory.
  • Demonstrates job knowledge and skills in the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of all equipment.
  • Assures that work areas are organized and work surfaces are cleaned each shift.
  • Adheres to the departmental standards and procedures for equipment decontamination each shift.
  • Responsible for monthly department infection control report.
What you will need:
  • Two years of training from an AMA approved school of Respiratory Care.
  • Current Respiratory Care Practitioner Certification from the Texas Department of Health.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.


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