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Texas Health Resources Respiratory Care Intern - Part Time; Rotating shifts - Fort Worth in Fort Worth, Texas

Respiratory Care Intern, 2 nd Year Students Welcome to Apply

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified Respiratory Care Intern like you to join our Texas Health family. New Graduates Welcome to Apply

Position Highlights:

  • Work location: Texas Health Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

  • Department: Respiratory Care Department

  • Work hours: Part Time; 24 Hours; 7:00 am – 7:00 pm or 7:00 pm – 7:00 am, weekdays/nights, weekends, holidays required.

  • Salary range: $15.00 – $23.85 per hour (based on relevant experience)

At Texas Health Fort Worth, we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 707-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community since 1930. Our location in Fort Worth provides convenient care to the residents of Fort Worth and the surrounding areas.

If you are looking for cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, neurosciences, sports medicine and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus, we’re an accredited Cycle III Chest Pain Center, an Emergency Center of Excellence and provide gynecology, neonatal intensive care, respiratory therapy and orthopedic medicine.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required and

  • Currently enrolled and in good standing or completed an AMA approved Respiratory Care Program required

Experience:

  • 2 nd Year Students Welcome to Apply

Licenses and Certifications:

  • BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required.

Skills:

  • Ability to communicate and work collaboratively.

  • Basic computer skills

  • Critical thinking and the ability to develop patient care plans.

  • Good interpersonal skills

Position Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

Basic Respiratory Skills:

  • Performs and monitors basic respiratory procedures and treatments such as inhaled medications, oxygen delivery, volume expansion therapy, bronchial hygiene (does not include invasive suctioning), pulse oximetry, capnography, airway management and ventilator management.

  • Follows hospital and national patient safety goals.

Clinical Procedures:

  • Participates with specialized procedures such as Pulmonary function testing, analyzing arterial blood gases (does not include the drawing of the sample), patient transports.

  • Responds quickly and performs as BCLS provider during Code Blue MET situations.

Clinical Skill:

  • Performs patient assessments, develops care plans and modifies therapy following established guidelines and or protocols.

  • Notifies physicians and multi-disciplinary team members appropriately.

  • Operates mechanical ventilators per department policy and procedures and sets and modifies all parameters per physician orders and protocols.

Documentation:

  • Documents all treatments, procedures, patient assessments, ventilator rounds and verbal orders following department policies and procedures.

  • Uses department computer systems appropriately to accurately record patient therapy/diagnostic tests and assessments.

  • Writes legibly.

Teamwork:

  • Performs job as a team member and works cooperatively within own department and other disciplines in a constructive manner.

  • Carries out assignments with appropriate level of direction and calls for assistance when appropriate.

  • Actively seeks others out when work is complete.

  • Willingly accepts additional responsibility.

  • Treats others equally and with respect.

  • Honors pledge to my peers.

Planning:

  • Reports to work on time and when scheduled.

  • Completes all assigned work in timely manner and in accordance to department standards.

  • Checks for new orders throughout shift and initiates therapy per policy and procedure.

Professionalism:

  • Maintains BCLS.

  • Completes required competencies.

  • Meets review goals from previous year.

Why Texas Health? As a Respiratory Care Intern, you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

At Texas Health Fort Worth, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health Resources a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7 th 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®

Additional perks of being a Respiratoryare Intern:

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing to a teamwork environment.

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training, and dedicated leadership resources.

  • Enjoy opportunities for growth.

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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