Texas Health Resources RRT/Registered Respiratory Therapist in Fort Worth, Texas
Texas Health Fort Worth seeks to hire a Registered Respiratory Therapist to work Part Time Days, in the Respiratory Care Department in the Justin Tower at Texas Health Fort Worth.
The address is 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Salary range is Min. $27.30/hr to Max. $40.09/hr – based on relevant experience
Part Time; 24 Hours, Day Shift
7:00 am – 7:00 pm; shifts include weeknights and holidays
New Graduates Welcome to Apply
$15,000 Sign on Bonus (eligible new hires)
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.
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.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications
Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory Care Program is required
Other – CLIAFE – must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency
1 year of Med/Surg or critical care experience is preferred
Previous Neonatal experience highly preferred
New Graduates Welcome to Apply
RCP - Respiratory Care Practitioner upon hire required and
RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist upon hire required and
BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support upon hire required and
ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support upon hire preferred
NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program upon hire preferred
Good verbal communications
Good interpersonal skills
Why Texas Health Resources?
At Texas Health Fort Worth, we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 726-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.
Texas Health Highlights
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2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 th year in a row)
Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor (2018 and 2019)
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.