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Texas Health Resources RRT/Registered Respiratory Therapist - Full Times Nights - Plano - 8K Sign On for Eligible New Hires in Plano, Texas

RRT/Registered Respiratory Therapist

$8000 Sign on Bonus for Newly Eligible Employees

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified RRT/Registered Respiratory Therapist like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights:

  • $8000 Sign-On Bonus for eligible new hires

  • Work location: Texas Health Plano, Plano, TX

  • Department: Respiratory Care Department

  • Work hours: Full Time; 36 Hours; Nights; 7:00 pm – 7:00 am, weeknights, weekends, holidays required

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

At Texas Health Plano, we take our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 386-bed, full-service hospital that has served Plano, Frisco, Carrolton and surrounding communities since 1991.

If you’re looking for emergency medicine and trauma, cardiology, neurosurgery and spine, advanced orthopedics, women’s services, adult and adolescent behavioral health, an adult intensive care unit and state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services, we’ve got it. Plus, we are an accredited Chest Pain Center, Level II Trauma Facility, a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Level IV NICU.

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.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Other – Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory Care Program required

  • Other – CLIAFE; must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency required.

Experience:

  • 1 year of experience in med/surg or critical care experience preferred.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • RCP – Respiratory Care Practitioner upon hire required and

  • RRT – Registered Respiratory Therapist upon hire required and

  • BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required and

  • ACLS – Advanced Cardicac Life Support upon hire preferred and

  • NRP – Neonatal Resuscitation Program upon hire preferred

Skills:

  • Good verbal communications

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Good computer experience

Position Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

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.

Patient Treatment:

  • 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.

Documentation:

  • Document 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.

Professional Accountability:

  • 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.

Why Texas Health? As an RRT/Registered Respiratory Therapist , you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

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 Plano a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7 th 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 an RRT/Registered Respiratory Therapist :

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing to a teamwork environment.

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training, and dedicated 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.

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