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AdventHealth Certified Respiratory Therapist in Killeen, Texas

Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : 6:30m-6:30pm or 6:30pm-6:30am

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • Located in the heart of Texas, AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook provide care for the citizens of Bell, Coryell and Lampasas counties.

  • Both AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook are committed to reinvesting in the community by offering the services, technologies, and facilities to set the standard with the continually changing healthcare industry.

  • As a member of our team of more than 1,000 employees you will enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and opportunities for growth while working in an environment that is centered around our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.

The role you’ll contribute: The Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) is responsible for providing basic and advanced respiratory services to infant, pediatric, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients. The RRT performs routine respiratory clinical care including medication administration, arterial puncture, breathing exercises and retraining, initiation and monitoring of oxygen therapy and pulse oximeters. In addition, the RRT performs critical care duties including the initiation of, management, and discontinuation of mechanical ventilation, endotracheal intubation assist, airway care and attendance at deliveries and cardiopulmonary resuscitations dependent upon the CRT level of professional development attained. May perform routine and emergency care for age categories infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations. This short job (200-300 words) position description should be a high-level overview of what this role is all about, what impact they will have, what other teams or positions they are going to be working with, and what an ideal candidate would look like.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Assess need for and initiates oxygen therapy, assessing efficacy and appropriateness through use of physical assessment, Spo2 and arterial blood gas sampling and interaction.

  • Works closely with nurses and physicians to aid with all aspects of patient care.

  • Reviews patient’s charts and notes any changes in therapy before each procedure; documents all procedures appropriately

  • Performs basic therapeutic procedures for infant, child, adult, and geriatric patients

  • Communicates changes in treatment plans with other respiratory staff

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Minimum qualifications :

  • Extensive knowledge of clinical applications, principles, and practices of respiratory critical care and an ability to act quickly and competently in emergency situations.

  • Graduation from a program approved by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoArc) or a successor accrediting authority

  • Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the state of Texas

  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care

  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Respiratory Services

Organization: AdventHealth Central Texas

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Central Texas

Req ID: 22011611

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.