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Posted: Monday, September 4, 2017 5:40 PM

Qualifications/Duties:Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital is seeking a Registered Respiratory Therapist in the Respiratory Department Full Time: 36 hours per week 7:00pm-7:00amRequired minimum education: Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory Care Program. Required minimum experience: 1 year of Med/Surg or critical care experience preferred. Required license/certification: Licensed by the State of Texas. BCLS, ACLS, NRP required. Required skills (if applicable): Good verbal communications, good interpersonal skills, computer experience Minimum Skill Requirements: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to hear breath sounds and cardiac sounds with a stethoscope. Incumbent must be able to see the computer read outs for ventilators and computers used in the provision of RT services. JOB DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES: BASIC respiratory therapy skills include: oxygen & aerosol therapy, bronchodilator therapy, volume therapy, breathing exercises, patient monitoring devices & techniques, SCI protocols, stop smoking counseling, peak flow, NIP & FVC monitoring. ADVANCED Respiratory Therapy skills include: CPAP/BiPAP ventilation, all modes of adult ventilation, weaning from ventilation techniques and/or protocol, transport of ventilated pts. Intubations, CPR, Rapid Response calls, Blood Gas draws and/or analysis, bedside PFTs, bedside monitoring devices, airway care, trach care. RT PROTOCOLS?initiation, assessment, application, follow-up, and completion of adult respiratory therapy protocols. This includes oxygen protocol, post-op monitoring protocol, BiPAP protocol, vent weaning protocol and RT Treatment protocols. *RT Protocols are not available in the neonatal, infant nor pediatric patient populations. Patient Assessment, Careplanning and Adjustments in RT Care. Patient & Family Education on respiratory therapy procedures or illnesses. Perform other duties as assigned.Entity Information:Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff. Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named ?Best Place to Have a Baby? in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence. Company Description:With 13 hospitals across the DFW Metroplex and one of the largest faith based health care systems in the United States, Texas Health has the resources to offer a variety of career growth opportunities with equally remarkable benefits. The system's primary service area consists of 16 counties in North Texas, home to more than 6.2 million people. Nurses can choose to work at urban, suburban, or rural facilities or at acute-care or short-stay hospitals. The ability to move within the system gives nurses a level of flexibility that's hard to match.Our values include respect, integrity, compassion, and excellence. These values allow us to remember that every member of our staff represents the healing hands and caring hearts of Texas Health Resources. Every one of us is working together to make health care human again. More importantly, Texas Health is a great place to work.Apply for any of the open positions with Texas Health Resources today or stay in touch with us and join our Talent Community to receive email alerts of job opportunities.

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