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Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Company: Community Health System
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is your community healthcare provider. With more than 600 healthcare professionals strong, our facility offers inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency care for Cedar Park and the greater Austin region.

Position Overview

We are seeking a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) to join our team! This is a full time day shift position.

The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) performs all aspects of the cardiopulmonary services department including diagnostic testing of the cardio-pulmonary system according to policy and procedures under the direction of the Medical Director and Department Director.

Responsibilities

* Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders * Collects and analyzes blood to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases * Responds to emergency situations * Maintains competencies to ensure compliance with all regulatory statutes * Administers medication and treatments in accordance with policies * Makes rounds to adequately maintain patient's equipment, therapeutic listings * Reports identified unusual patient conditions/reactions to immediate supervisor * Prepares electronic documentation of all work/service rendered and provides written/verbal report to oncoming staff * Performs quality control on all cardiopulmonary equipment * Utilizes resources efficiently and effectively * Maintains safe environment * Addresses patient population-specific needs * Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

* Minimum of an Associate's Degree in Respiratory Care required * Current Texas Medical Board (TMB) Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) Permit - Required upon Hire * Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) required upon hire * National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) required * American Heart Association (AHA) approved certifications: * Basic Life Support (BLS) - Required upon Hire * Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - Required within 90 Days of hire * Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - Required within 90 Days of hire * Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) - Required within 90 Days of hire * Minimum one (1) year of adult and pediatric critical care experience

What we offer

* Competitive Pay + Shift Differentials * Matching 401(k) * Clinical Ladder Program * Employee Referral Bonus Program * Opportunities for career advancement * Rewards and recognition programs * Additional perks and discounts

Keywords: Community Health System, Cedar Park , Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), Other , Cedar Park, Texas

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