Texas Health Resources Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN in Azle, Texas
We’re looking for qualified RRT’s like you to join our Texas Health family.
Work location: Texas Health Arlington Memorial: 800 W. Randol Mill Road, Arlington, TX 76012
Work environment: Respiratory Care
Work hours: PRN (As Needed) Rotating Shifts
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle is a community-based hospital serving the suburban areas of Azle, Lake Worth, Springtown and the surrounding areas. Located about 20 miles northwest of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Azle provides numerous services, including emergency medicine, surgical care, cardiology, wound care, pain management, radiology, rehabilitation services and an adult intensive care unit. Texas Health Azle is a Level IV trauma center, accredited in Chest Pain Management with distinction by the Joint Commission, and a 2013 National 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics, which makes our facility intensely qualified to serve our community and your professional aspirations.
Other Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory Care Program required
Other - CLIAFE Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency required
- 1 year Med/Surg or critical care experience preferred
Licenses and Certifications
RCP - Respiratory Care Practitioner upon hire required And
RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist upon hire required And
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support (prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly) required And
ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support upon hire preferred And
PALS – Pediatric Advanced Life Support 90 days required
Patient Assessment/Plan of Care
Obtains/verifies physician order for therapy and validate for appropriateness.
Reviews available medical records and obtain pertinent medical history from patient or family.
Evaluates each patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements.
Applies appropriate patient care interventions according to protocol guidelines and priority of care.
Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient assessment and individualizes care based on age specific needs.
Uses therapeutic treatment techniques appropriate to patient age and desire for treatment.
Performs treatment procedures that are within the scope of the professional license.
Performs/delegates technical procedures appropriately and safely.
Determine patient response to treatment and evaluate progress (reassessment).
Educates patient and family through instruction, demonstration, or appropriate handouts in treatment plan, safety issues, and home programs/self management.
Maintain bedside and ventilator alarms in audible position.
Maintains patient safety throughout treatment.
Communicates with physicians and other healthcare personnel as appropriate regarding patient care issues.
Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient treatment and individualizes care based on age specific needs.
Administers medication in a safe/correct manner, adhering to medication administration guidelines. Reports unsafe conditions and equipment in proper/timely manner.
Reports unsafe conditions and equipment in proper/timely manner.
Responds to emergency situations.
Documents verification of physician orders prior to delivery of care.
Documents aspects of each treatment session in accordance with departmental, JCAHO, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines.
Documents assessments of education needs, education provided, and patient understanding of education provided in accordance with departmental, JCAHO, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines.
Reports and documents unusual occurrences, on the job injuries, and medical device malfunctioning.
Enters patient charges and record procedures according to departmental guidelines.
Utilizes available resources (equipment, support personnel, educational resources) to maximize efficiency and productivity and meet departmental needs.
Participates in orientation and training of students and new employees.
Attends and/or leads hospital, department, and community educational in-services.
Represents department in a positive manner to hospital/system/community.
Completes assigned work within scheduled hours and offers assistance to others to ensure departmental work is accomplished.
Seeks assistance/supervision/consultation as needed and reports to supervisor any problems and/or solutions regarding delivery of patient care.
Demonstrates commitment to the maintenance of a clean, safe work environment that is compliant with departmental, hospital and regulatory agency requirements.
Works in partnership with peers, other disciplines, and departmental personnel.
Maintains continuity of patient care inter-shift and inter-hospital.
Adapts to changes in workload assignment.
Other duties as assigned.
Why Texas Health
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2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)
Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)
“America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes
A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®
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