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Texas Health Resources RRT/Registered Respiratory Therapist - PRN; 7a to 7p - Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth in Fort Worth, Texas

RRT/Registered Respiratory Therapist (PRN) – Day shift, Respiratory Care

Are you looking for a rewarding career with Texas Health Resources? We’re looking for qualified Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) like you to join our Texas Health family .

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Harris Methodist Southwest Fort Worth, 6100 Harris Parkway, Fort Worth TX 76132

  • Work environment: Respiratory Care

  • Work hours: PRN, As needed; Day shift 7:00am to 7:00pm

  • Salary range: $27.30 - $40.09 per hour ( based on relevant experience )

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 222-bed full-service facility that includes surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth, which has been serving Tarrant County residents since 1987, has 1,100 employees, 120 volunteers, and more than 600 physicians on its medical staff. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designated UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

  • Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory Care Program (required)

  • 1 year of experience in Med/Surg or Critical Care (preferred)

  • RCP – Respiratory Care Practitioner (required)

  • RRT – Registered Respiratory Therapist (required) and

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support required prior to independent patient care and

  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (preferred) and

  • NRP – Neonatal Resuscitation Program (preferred) and

  • PALS – Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Position Responsibilities Texas Health Resources Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) are responsible for obtaining/verifying physician order for therapy and validate for appropriateness, reviewing available medical records and obtaining pertinent medical history from patient or family, evaluating each patient using age and diagnosing appropriate assessment tests and measurement.

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) will

  • use therapeutic treatment techniques appropriate to patient age and desire for treatment.

  • determine patient response to treatment and evaluate progress (reassessment).

  • educate 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.

  • communicates with physicians and other healthcare personnel as appropriate regarding patient care issues.

  • administer medication in a safe/correct manner, adhering to medication administration guidelines.

  • 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.

Why Texas Health At Texas Health, 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®” (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®

Additional perks of being a THR Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment

  • Positively impact patients’ quality of life

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical 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.