PRN Respiratory Therapist – Townsen Memorial Hospital – Humble, TX

Townsen Memorial Hospital is looking to hire a PRN Respiratory Therapist for our Hospital in Humble, TX! The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing respiratory care therapies and procedures to all age groups of patients in all areas of the hospital.


About Townsen Memorial Hospital

Townsen Memorial Hospital is a CIHQ-accredited surgical hospital that also has multiple outpatient departments in the Houston metropolitan area. Our services include inpatient and outpatient surgeries, 24/7 emergency care, diagnostic imaging, and more. With its state-of-the-art equipment at all facilities and six operating rooms at the hospital, the Townsen Memorial Hospital Group invest in patient-care. We have a busy and growing practice seeking driven employees to join our team. Please visit our website for additional information: townsenmemorialhospital.com

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs patient care activities according to policy and/or guidelines, and in compliance with MD orders to provide optimal patient outcomes
  • Documents patient-related activities according to policy/guidelines accurately and legibly
  • Facilitates good communication with physician, nurses, and other members of the health care team to coordinate optimal patient care
  • Performs medical record review to ensure physician’s orders for respiratory care are current, signed off appropriately, coincident with therapy delivered, and are optimal for patient outcome
  • Communicates with physicians, provides suggestions and input into the patient’s plan of care, attempts to initiate respiratory protocols for all applicable patients, attends physician rounds consistently
  • Delivers a complete and comprehensive verbal report to the oncoming shift and manager by reporting all information relevant to the patient’s plan of care and anticipated problems
  • Provides instruction to patients and families
  • Provides orientation/reinforcement to new respiratory care staff regarding RT modalities, policies, and procedures
  • Performs other related duties assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology of the cardiopulmonary systems and infection control; disease states, pathophysiology and pharmacology; operation of equipment used to administer routine respiratory care therapeutic modalities; special procedures as per competency demonstration and validation


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an A.M.A approved Associates degree certification/registry program OR may be a graduate of an A.M.A. approved Bachelor degree program in respiratory care
  • Current license to practice respiratory care the in the State of Texas; License must be maintained current and in good standing while employed
  • Recognized by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • A minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience in both critical and non-critical care areas, with a minimum of six (6) months of experience in critical care


BENEFITS:

We are offering a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • PTO + Holidays

Source: Indeed.com
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