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CHI Health at Home Respiratory Therapist Reg in LUFKIN, Texas

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Under the guidance of the Market Director of Respiratory Services, established departmental policies and procedures, and specific instructions, the Registered Respiratory Therapist provides care to those suffering from acute and chronic respiratory disease. Maintains patient safety through attention to detail, equipment safety checks, adherence to department policies, and effective communication with physicians, staff and patients. Provides patient orientation, procedure explanation, and pre and post diagnostic care to completion of test. Assists patients with basic patient care needs. Displays professional, safe conduct in all interactions. Maintains positive working relationships with staff, other departments, physicians and peers. Displays conduct in support of CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial Mission & Vision.

Qualifications

Education Level:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Completion of a Respiratory Care Degree Program, which is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.

    Licensure/Certification:

  • Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) through the Texas Medical Board (TMB)

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • BLS through American Heart Association

  • ACLS through American Heart Association - must be obtained within 90 days of hire/transfer into position

    Experience:

  • None

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Equal Opportunity

CHI Health at Home is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, pleaseclick here. (https://dignityhealth.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=410828&hashed=258308527)

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Job ID 2021-168986

Employment Type Part Time w/o Benefits

Department Respiratory Therapy

Facility CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial - Lufkin

Shift Day

Standard Hours Varies

Work Schedule CHI Not Applicable

Location TX-LUFKIN

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