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Texas Health Resources RRT/Registered Respiratory Therapist in Fort Worth, Texas

RRT/Registered Respiratory Therapist– Day Shift

* $15,000 Sign on Bonus (eligible new hires) *

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 Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

  • Department: Respiratory Care Department

  • Work hours: Full Time; 36 Hours, 7:00am to 7:00pm (some weekends, and holidays required), Days

  • Salary range: $27.30 – $40.09 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’re 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.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health Fort Worth is Joint Commission-certified in both Heart Failure and Chest Pain, a Comprehensive Stroke Center, an Acute Heart Failure Center, a Level II Trauma Center, a designated Magnet hospital and the Best Place to Have a Baby in Tarrant County. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for emergency services, women’s services, cardiac care and much more.

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.

  • 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.

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.